Weekend Reading: 10/27

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by John Ellis

It’s a rainy here in the Washington DC area: rainy, chilly, and great reading weather. If you want to take a break from the book you’re reading, below are a few articles and blog posts that I recommend.

As a kid, I loved the Sear’s Wish Book. The pages and pages of toys sparked my imagination (and desires) as I attempted to decide which toys would make my Christmas wish list. Until this past week, though, I had no idea that Sears used to sell houses through their catalog. During the early 1900s, people ordered kits that could be assembled into a house. You can read about it by clicking here.

Michael Kruger reviews Andy Stanley’s latest book. Needless to say, Kruger is not a fan. You can read about why we can’t unhitch theology from the Old Testament by clicking here.

Baptist Press shares the story of a musician who was spared from abortion. If you’re unfamiliar with Jason Lovins, you can read about him by clicking here.

Speaking of abortion, Planned Parenthood wants to force citizens of Oregon to fund late-term abortions. You can read about it by clicking here.

The prosperity gospel is Satanic. If you don’t believe me or think that I’m being hyperbolic, I challenge you to watch the new documentary American Gospel: Christ Alone. You can read about the documentary by clicking here.

Kelvin Cochran, the firefighter who was fired for his religious beliefs by the City of Atlanta, wrote about it his experience for National Review. You can read it by clicking here.

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