Netted Recently, May 5

Netted recently (and not so recently):
  • During the month of May christianaudio are giving away a free download of the book The Next Story by Tim Challies. I have begun listening to it and if you have any interactions with technology (this means you, blog reader!) I think you will find it an interesting audiobook to listen to.
  • From the Bible Gateway Blog, a Holy Week Timeline: examine the “who,” “what,” and “where” of events leading up to and through Easter. Follow the lines in the chart to see at a glance what people were doing, where they were, and whom they were with at any point during the week.
  • “The measure of faith isn’t pain, it’s choice.” For those of us living comfortable, safe lives, this is a thoughtful and encouraging consideration of what is required to be great in the Kingdom of Heaven. Xtreme Blog 64-The Greatest (Link broken)
  • An old post but I only read it this week and really agree with this comment:

These technologies should be peripheral to our lives, not central. God still loves people and desires our lives to be invested into real, healthy, and growing relationships. May God enable us to be in balance—to use technology for His glory and the edification of people He loves. Blogs and Twitters—Is There a Point? (By Cary Schmidt | November 14, 2008)

  • So, the man who masterminded the attacks on the World Trade Center on 11 September 2001 has been located and killed. I find myself relieved that they ‘got him’, saddened at the militant jubilation from some, and somewhat apprehensive regarding possible backlash from Bin Laden’s supporters. Here is a good responses from the Desiring God blog: Is God Glad Osama Bin Laden’s Dead?