Though you slay me (6 min)
John Piper teams up with Shane & Shane in this must-listen.
On Christian conscience and vaccination (5 min read)
Larry Taunton has a bone to pick with John Piper about vaccines.
Soft flexible nerves found in Triceratops
“If these fossils were millions of years old, we would not expect to find any actual soft tissue or biomolecules.”
Fewer children because of climate anxiety?
Some people are having no or fewer children to save the planet. They’ve got it dead wrong, John Stonestreet explains.
How to prepare for the Metaverse (10-minute read)
Facebook recently announced plans to rebrand themselves as “Meta” but they aren’t the first to speak of a coming “metaverse.” It’s not just an online world, but online worlds, all of them linked and providing users the opportunity to represent themselves digitally however they want to be seen. Ian Harbor outlines the challenges the Church may face, but also presents the opportunities, and how this may sharpen the antithesis between God’s people and the world. Great article!
Teens are lonelier than ever: what do smartphones have to do with it?
“In theory, this connection should bode well for teens’ well-being — in particular, they should feel less loneliness, an emotion that occurs when we feel alone and disconnected from others. But has it boosted teen well-being? Do teens feel less lonely?”
Happily divorced vs. unhappily married? (6 min)
The video below and article above present a practical case against divorce and offers it up to a world that too often looks too quickly at divorce as a solution for marriage problems. So, this is a corrective to myths the world pitches that a happily divorced is clearly better than unhappily married. But it is important to put such a practical case in a biblical context where we see that God says that He hates divorce (Mal. 2:16, Matt. 19:6) but does also allow for it (Matt. 19:8).