Here is a round-up of some of the notable blogs and articles our team read this week.
The "God Particle" by Gene Veith
"Michael Gerson gives the most lucid explanation I have found for what the Higgs boson--a.k.a. the 'God particle'--is."
Jesus + Nothing = Everything (An Analysis) by Mark Jones
Mark Jones demonstrates a good model of how to interact with a book from both an exegetical and confessional lens.
"[Chesterton] sees more wonder in an ordinary day than most of us see in a hundred miracles. I will keep coming back to anyone who helps me see and be astonished at what is in front of my face — anyone who can help heal me from the disease of 'seeing they do not see.'"
77-Part Sermon Series on The Epistle to the Romans by Sinclair Ferguson
Hours of edifying listening for your iPod in 2012.
Block Diagramming by Steve Brandon
A useful tutorial on the practice of block diagramming a passage of Scripture to aid personal study.
Two Surgeries in One Week by David Murray
"[Paul] did not selectively divulge what weaknesses would help his image. He listed all his weaknesses, all his indignities, all his humiliations, and then "boasted" of God's sufficiency in them (2 Corinthians 11:23-30)."
The Tide is Turning by Trevin Wax
"I've been perusing the comments and haven't found anyone yet who defends the aborting of a viable fetus. It's only a matter of time before our society's revulsion at late-term abortions is pushed back toward the beginning of the pregnancy."