In Case You Missed It

1) From First Things, Timothy George discusses the need for a thicker kind of mere Christianity, the kind originally intended.

2) Michael Kruger looks at Psalm 119 and describes five things every Christian should be doing with God’s word.

3) Ross Douthat of the New York Times critiques Ann Coulter’s critique of American Christianity, that it is too focused on international efforts and not enough on the States.

4) At his blog, the Exchange, Ed Stetzer interviews SEBTS Provost Bruce Ashford about cultural engagement, in every square inch of the culture.

Social Media and the Three C’s

At the CGCS, Greg Mathias and Sam Morris continue their series on the Great Commission and social media; this time on the “three c’s” of mission minded use. Here’s an excerpt:

This series on “The Great Commission and the Digimodern Age” started for Sam and I over a cup of coffee and good old fashioned face-to-face conversation. Our purpose was to bring awareness to this areas of communication, contextualization, and culture, which are all exhibited in social media. While our particular focus is churches, pastors, and missionaries who are seeking to wisely enter into this digimodern age of communication, we believe this series is beneficial to all Christians. In this series, we highlight questions of purpose and audience, we caution against wrong motives of the heart, and make the case that everyone needs to consider a social media presence, while understanding there will be some that wisely will choose to limit that presence or avoid it entirely.

Read the full post here.