Web Gems: Pharisees, Counseling, Solomon, Satire & Basketballs

Here are some web gems I’ve been sitting on for a week or so:

Kurt Gebhards, the Pastor of Children’s Ministries at Grace Community Church, provides a helpful post for parents entitled “Raising Pharisees.” I share the concerns of the commenters who disagree with him on standards regarding movies and music—I think—but the point of the article and its many practical applications are spot on.

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Bob Newhart’s take on counseling may be a bit simplistic, but I think he may be on to something. Funny, funny, funny.

(HT: The World from Our Window)

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This will make you smile and think. Solomon is sooooo last Testament.

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Larknews.com is a religious news site that specializes in satire. It is often clever, though sometimes offensive (especially the t-shirts). However, the article entitled “Church Tolerates Man’s Home Grown Worship Songs” hit so close to home that I had to link to it. Ouch!

A few others that have made me smile:

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This last link doesn’t exactly belong. It’s a video, and there’s no spiritual lesson, other than the fact that it profits a man nothing if he can bounce a ball and yet lose his soul. Still, it’s pretty amazing, in a very shallow way. Remember being proud of yourself for being able to make a left-handed layup? This video of former OSU point guard Michael Conley will divest you of that sense of accomplishment and make you feel like the basketball hack you really are.

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One Response

  1. virtual pastors, huh? is there any further need to ask what next??!

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