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Article: Eugene Peterson – the Joyful Environmentalist

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Study: Internet addiction can cause brain damage.

Blog:  Soulgardeners – a beautiful looking blog about spiritual formation and missions.

Travel Destination:  Thorncrown Chapel

Quote: “If you think of reading as a means of uploading data, then reading will ALWAYS seem too slow.” ALan Jacobs


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Blog Post: George Barna tells churches to look at the fruit.

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Quote: “Some guys try their hardest, they just don’t know how to try their best.” – Rick Carlisle

Book: The Next Story: Life After the Digital Explosion by Tim Challies

Podcast:  Interview of me by the Amateur Dads

Tweet:@mostradicalman  There is a difference between knowing Jesus and knowing ABOUT Him….

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Web Site: Wing Clips – free inspirational movie clips from a wide range of films

Article: How a pastor and a faith played a role in Jackie Robinson breaking the baseball color barrier.

Video: 60 Minutes visits the sacred Mt. Athos

Tweet: @louiegiglio Just in case my tweets give you the impression I’m always “all-together” spiritually, that’s not an accurate picture of me…


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Blog: Don’t Eat The Fruit – A blog about technology and faith

 

Challenge: The Simplified Church challenges each of its members to spend at least five minutes on their spiritual health

Article: A homeless strategy that might work.

Tweet: @FrankViola Jesus never told us “Whoever dies with the most religious knowledge wins.”

Music: Blessed by Lucinda Williams

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Tweet: @louiegiglio There are no insignificant roles/jobs. Everything (but sin) can be done as worship to Jesus, making everything

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we do matter.

 

Article: Information overload can have a negative impact on our decision-making.

Quote: “Our need for Christ does not cease with our believing.” E.B. Warfield. HT: Conversations Journal

Lyrics: Blessed are the meek for they shall inherit.
Blessed is the lamb whose blood flows.
Blessed are the sat upon, spat upon, ratted on

– Blessed, Simon and Garfunkel

Website: Stickk. An incentive and accountability method to achieving change. Great for setting goals such as memorizing a scripture a week.

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Poll: Forget financial indexes, here is the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index

Series: Articles on Lent and classic spiritual practices

Article: What technology does to relationships

Opinion: How do millionaire Christian athletes justify their quest for big contracts?

Tweet: @JohnPiper If we could receive Jesus as Savior and not receive his teachings as our daily norm, Satan would be the first person in line.

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Article: Perhaps Atheist are not as rational as they would have us believe.

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Study: Outdoor activity does more for mental and emotional health than activity indoors.

YouTube: Interest in Gospel Music is on the rise.

Blog: Jan Johnson describes how marriage and family help combat selfishness.

Tweet: @donmilleris Long line at airport security. A TSA worker is yelling trivia questions. If you answer correctly you get to skip the line. Awesome.

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Christianity Today’s article on evangelicals succumbing to the sports culture

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Has love of football turned into idolatry.

slow down jo
anybody ever tell you that you move too fast?
anybody ever tell you how to make a good thing last?
cuz it aint like that….

Slow Down Jo, Monsters of Folk

Tweet of the Week: @jonacuff My goal is to never be on my phone when I 1st come home from work. Nothing deflates an excited kid like being told to wait.

Snow Days bring out the cooks.