God destroys all the men, women, and children in the world — save eight. Grown adults desperately clinging to the outside of the one boat in existence while little babies drowned right from the start. In the end everyone died (except one chosen family). How do we preach a story like that? What kind of God does that? Zack Eswine offers some advice on the subject.
Jon Acuff (despite our recent disagreement) writes one of my favorite blogs on the net. In this little ditty, he shares with us his expert advice on how to spot a missionary. Among the dead giveaways: If she’s longwinded and can’t dance, you’re probably looking at a missionary (unless you’re at a Beverly Hills nightclub, in which case you might be trying to hit on Ellen Degeneres).
And if you have a growing suspicion that you yourself might be a missionary, you should probably have a look at this post: you might be a missionary in africa if…
If you’ve found you’re not a missionary, but think you might be a Christian Hipster, this website should help you out a little. Be sure to check out the interactive photos of real life Christian Hipsters. I don’t think I fit any of these categories (I’ve only got about 1/16th of hipster in me), but I’d be closest to “The Fugal Collegian,” I suppose.
This video is compliments of Radiolab and NPR — and is pretty amazing:
Yesterday was another “Sandwich Monday” on NPR’s Wait Wait. And don’t get me wrong, I think this sandwich looks absolutely delicious — but why in the world would it be called the LADY’s Brunch Burger?! I don’t know very many members of the female persuasion who would put this atop their lists for any meal of the day, much less brunch. Paula Dean’s got some ‘splainin’ to do.