Sunday Supper September 6, 2015

 In a feature reminiscent of my childhood in which Sunday supper consisted of a smorgasbord of leftovers and a random assortment of other foods, I bring you an assortment of random items of interest from the past week.

Though I don’t believe that sexual sin is limited to men, this Plea to Christian Men is a heartfelt cry for men to stand up and pursue holiness.

Hey Christian, Polity Matters is a well written piece primarily espousing the virtues of church membership. You may not agree with all he says, but it’s worth the read.

“I look to my newsfeed and see, ‘My body, my choice.’ I look to Judges 19 and watch a coward say, ‘My concubine, my choice.’  And then I look to John 19 where Jesus Christ, hanging on the cross, makes the definitive statement: ‘My body, for your choices.’” – Your News Feed is Not New!

God, You’ve Got the Wrong Guy reminds us that that “the God who calls is the God who equips. Right there you will find your comfort and your confidence.”

“If the goal of every conversation is conversion, you’ll find yourself frustrated and ready to move on. So don’t try to ‘close the deal’ in every conversation. Instead, here’s a more realistic goal: put a stone in their shoe.” – My Goal in Every Conversation With Mormons

How Telephone Etiquette Has Changed – Understanding social norms for the phone means accepting the fact that the things we call “phones” are actually computers.

How Do I Talk to My Kids About Abortion? – As the video exposés about Planned Parenthood continue, those with children may be wondering how they can talk to them in age-appropriate ways about the value of life and the reality of abortion.

Sister Wives star cites gay marriage ruling in polygamy defense – The polygamous family starring in the hit TLC reality show Sister Wives believes the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage gives them grounds to live their lifestyle unpunished, according to an appeal filed last week.

Enjoy this random collection of stuff and be sure to let me know what you’ve been reading or watching that is interesting, enjoyable or helpful.

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