Around the Horn :: 2.25.16

February 25, 2016

Around-the-Horn[1]How to Criticize Other Christians Without Being Mean
Every now and again it’s good to be reminded of the obvious. We need such reminders more often than we’d like to admit.

Nothing to Celebrate
The seriousness of a society’s funeral rites speaks volumes about the seriousness of a society, for the way we treat the dead is really a function of how we value life.

Tim Keller’s Genius
Keller’s insights on preaching.

Five Questions About Sanctification and Good Works
Are good works necessary for salvation?

A 29-Year-Old Millennial Takes on a 25-Year-Old Millennial Over Poor Attitude and Entitlement Mentality
An excellent article from Business Insider.

The Place of Music and Singing in the Church
A good article from Vaughan Roberts

An American Lent
“What are you giving up for Lent?”  This question tells us a lot about American Christianity. While the question alludes to historic Christian practices of fasting and self-denial associated with the penitential season of Lent, the syntax of the question also points out a crucial shift: even our self-denial is an act of self-expression. Our submission to discipline is converted to act of will power.