Japan was hit by a massive earthquake and tsunami earlier today. Beyond our prayers for continued rescue and rebuilding, I’m sure we’ll soon start seeing ways to help out financially.
Back when the last major tsunami hit southeast Asia, John Piper had some helpful words to say which more or less still apply.
T. C. Robinson also has a helpful post on the topic.
In other posts around the net, Rob Bell’s yet to be released book is still a hot topic.
Carl Trueman pointed out that Bell is sloppy when it comes to his use of Luther (as in he misrepresents Luther and gives you no footnote to check him on it).
Denny Burk explains why Zondervan rejected the opportunity to publish Bell’s new book.
On a lighter note, the secret diary of D. A. Carson was resurrected to comment on the Bellapalooza.
Beyond Bell, there were several good posts over at Parchment and Pen:
- Michael Patton with a short cartoon on the difference between Christianity and other religions
- Tim Kimberley with a King James Bible timeline
- Lisa Robinson with tips on engaging in honest theological dialogue
Justin Taylor comments on a helpful Bible memory app.
Dan Phillips has a post on two different ways of thinking.
And lastly, my posts from this week:
- Casting Call for the Next Jesus Movie
- Responding to a Video Trailer the Right Way (a bit snarky, my apologies)
- Update to Determining Your Reformed Quotient
- The Four Year Track in seminary
- John Frame, N. T. Wright: Kindred Spirits? (not that they talk about the same things, but they are raising questions in a godly, well reasoned way)