Technology’s Negative Impact on Missions — Do things like blogging and cell phones make it harder for missionaries to disengage from their own culture and engage the culture they are trying to reach? (HT: Challies)
Kevorkian: I Have No Regrets — A chilling interview with Dr. Death. Check out this quote: “The single worst moment of my life… was the moment I was born.” If he values his own life so little, is it any wonder how he could value the lives of others so little?
U.S. Identifies Vast Riches of Minerals in Afghanistan — In what could develop into a huge story, American geologists have discovered almost a trillion dollars worth of untapped resources such as iron, copper, cobalt, gold, and lithium. This could change the entire economy of that nation… as well as the world’s interests in that area. The claims of U.S. nation-building will be put to the test. Will we help the Afghans develop these resources for their own benefit? The skeptics will surely see this as another example of American imperialism, presuming that we will never leave these resources to the indigenous peoples but will exploit them for our own benefit. Who will be right?
Real Gardening vs. American Lawncare — Could Americans relieve world hunger by turning our lawns into food-producing fields? This is a fascinating post that would make Wendell Berry proud. (HT: Trevin Wax)
Here’s a brand new video from Southern Seminary illustrating the gospel:Vodpod videos no longer available.