Combing the Net – 9/7/2010

Arenas of Service — I’d planned to write something about this yesterday, but given the circumstances, you can probably understand why I neglected it. Anyway, I really enjoyed this World Magazine article about Luther’s doctrine of vocation. It will still make a great read, even a day after Labor Day.

The Gospel of Wealth — David Platt’s book “Radical” (read my review here) continues to get a lot of well-deserved publicity. Yesterday it was featured in The New York Times.

Is Persecution Really What We Need? — American Christians are sometimes fond of wishing for more persecution. Is this really wise? (HT: Z)

3 Kinds of Writers — I’m probably more of a “microwave” guy myself…

Star Wars Prequels Bohemian Rhapsody Parody — I suppose if you must watch the Star Wars prequels, you might as well sing and make fun of them!

Here’s a helpful video for teaching the significance of the parable of the Prodigal Son. Read more about this video and its application here.

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