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Here are the items and resources of interest for July 25, 2017:
- I am not convinced that “brick and mortar” seminaries are the best way to train men for the ministry. I am a graduate of one of these institutions. I do think there may be better ways to accomplish the same thing and I will be writing an opinion piece on this subject in the near future. Regardless, read this article for some of the concerns.
- A very balanced article on the subject of modesty — written by Jennifer Hartline.
- A special discount on “How to Understand and Apply the OT/NT” — I have both of these books and have been working through them. They are excellent and I highly recommend them.
- Thom Rainer discusses the “seven personalities of sick churches” on his podcast.
- If you are watching “Game of Thrones” you are watching porn — at least in the opinion of this article. Here is a snippet from the article:
What makes a porno movie a “porno” and what makes Game of Thrones a record-shattering, Emmy-winning icon of popular culture? They both have plots. They both have lots of sex. I suppose the difference is Game of Thrones has more plot to it than it does sex, so it’s considered a drama and not a porno, whereas a porno has more sex than plot. And I suppose one would say the purpose of Game of Thrones is art, while the purpose of a porno is sex. Though that’s a very subjective statement that many in the porn industry would refute, at the end of the day, both purposes are money, but that’s another story.
- A high view of marriage includes divorce — the title of the article is provocative. The article itself is helpful and informative. Written by Rebecca VanDoodewaard.
- An interesting article arguing that your smartphone cost more than you think it does. — Written by Jacob Trunell.
- I use Microsoft Paint quite often. This article from CNET tells us that it is going away…soon. However, this blog says it is going to be available in the Windows Store for free.
- The complete guide to Android Pay — I have it and usually forget to use it when I am able. It is a convenient means to pay for items at the cash register.
- Double your MacBook’s storage with a tiny card.