- Adam Lehman is now a part-time student ministry director. And he’s not bitter.
- Adam McLane’s ministry is shifting to a Go and Do Discipleship Model
- A sweet graphic: Social Media Infographic. The most interesting stats: 78% of customers trust peer recommendations; 14% trust advertisements; 34% of bloggers post opinions on products and brands.
- As I talked about earlier this wee, more teens are choosing to wait to get driver’s licenses.
- Is anyone surprised that church finances face long-term challenges?
- The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. Churches should heed this: “Carrots and sticks can promote bad behavior, create addiction, and encourage short-term thinking at the expense of the long view.”
- The church needs to pay attention to the move to open-source. Up next: textbooks.
- Surprise, Evidence Grows of Problem of Clergy Burnout
- Twitter Disciples
- Scot McKnight talks about inerrancy
- My favorite post of the week was The ethics of ice cream. Best part of the exchange: “One sample per customer.” Stirred by her apparent misunderstanding, I looked at her passionately, full in the face, appealing to her not so much as the gelato girl but as a fellow human being. “But don’t you see,” I said warmly, “it makes no sense to provide one sample! It’s just the same as providing no samples at all! I’m sure I would love many of these flavours – but at the moment, all I know is that I don’t like the melon. Really, if you could just let me try one more, just the caramelised fig…”
- Doug Rushkoff thinks that not even the corporations will be able to turn a profit for very much longer
- Cool video: Slow motion lightning strike