In 1995 the United States Senate and Congress voted to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and to move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. But every US president since that vote has declined act on that vote. Finally, on December 6th, President Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s historic capital. Many have asked me since this announcement if this was the right thing to do.
I recently finished reading the excellent little book by Alan Jacobs titled How to Think: A Survival Guide for a World at Odds. In this post I will review some of the highlights of the book and make some applicational comments along the way.
Every year in the Fall, evangelical theologians gather from around the world to present instructive and challenging papers on a variety of important topics. This year, several hundred papers were presented. Some were outstanding. Others were a bit hard to comprehend.
Thanksgiving is definitely biblical. But in light of life’s circumstances we don’t always feel thankful. How do we go about cultivating a spirit of thankfulness in our own lives and in our families?
Intended to be a “no-nonsense guide to success in seminary,” this compact book sets forth accessible practical wisdom for the current or prospective seminary student. The authors identify three types of skills that are needed for the seminarian to succeed: spiritual, relational, and academic — and the authors work to incorporate insights from all three of these categories into this useful volume.