- There will be more to come in 2021 about John Stott, I’ve no doubt, since this is his centenary year. This post by the incisive Sri Lankan theologian, Vinoth Ramachandra, is notable because he is never prone to flattery or empty soundbites (not least when it comes to the flaws of Western Christianity)
- David French has been consistently insightful throughout the political turmoil of recent years – this one is no exception: How a Rising Religious Movement rationalizes the Christian grasp for power.
- Over at the Rabbit Room, Bailey McGee has written a superb and powerful piece about race, as an African American woman married to a white American. It’s a perfect launching point to further thought and reflection if you’ve not yet started.
- 6 pithy and useful definitions of worship
- My friend George Parsons is a musicologist, theologian and battler ‘in the cave’ of depression. This is v interesting: Musical Metaphors of Depression
- For those in the UK who’ve been under lockdown for most of the last 12 months, this site, ONE WAY ROAD TO BEER, is a great encouragement…
- Love this: Bird species named by people who clearly hate birds
- From time to time, I mention on here how I pity those learning English as a 2nd, let alone 6th, language. It’s a nightmare in its illogical pronunciation, spelling, and idioms. This is a helpful little tool to discern the difference between homonyms (words that are spelled differently but sound the same) or heteronyms (words spelled the same but pronounced in more than one way)!
- The joys of photographic perspective by Hugo Suissas
- I could watch this video for days (well, hours) – drumming visualized with bouncy balls (HT Futility Closet):