Sorry this is a short post - I don't have many links and have a long To-Do list so have to "post & run" today.
- Tim Challies linked to this blog post at A Letter from Kabwata addressing a big problem in many churches in Africa: Charismatic teaching is breeding spiritual havoc. I think he has some (several) valid points and can't help but think many of them apply to churches here in the USA. Not just the errant "Word of Faith-type churches" but I suspect this probably applies to leaders/churches like Mark Driscoll and CJ Mahaney (and the apparent cover-up at SGM and TGC). If there had been more accountability and other Christians (esp. big-name pastors) had stood up and done the right thing,
- A few days ago I had a craving for a Peanut Butter & Pickle sandwich, something my mom put in our lunches quite often when we were in elementary school. I hadn't had one in ages and my daughter, who loves pickles, thought it sounded disgusting so I started googled to prove to her that I made up. I found several posts about them, including this old (2012) article in The New York Times, so am sharing here just for fun. My mom always made them with dill pickle slices but now I'm going to have to try making one with sweet pickle and see which one I like better.