Links To Go (June 7, 2019)

Of course they’re wrong

Culture, by its very definition, isn’t the work of being right. It’s the work of being in sync. Culture is people like us do things like this.

How and When to Offend

Rather, my point was that I want to bring the offense of the gospel to bear on everyone I encounter. Faithfully confronting sinners with the depth of their depravity, the cost of their wickedness, and their desperate need to repent is rightly offensive. I want my speech and my behavior to adorn the gospel, and to let its offensive truths do the offending.

The History Of Humankind Proves Masculinity Is A Powerful Positive Good

The modern narrative of “toxic” and “tyrannical” masculinity is misguided at best and a terrible lie at worst. If the modern narrative were in any way true, then why would the man in the cave venture forth into danger? Why would he not leave his wife to fight for her survival? The answer, of course, is the same as it is now—because he loved her.

Many Churchgoers Fail to Intentionally Serve Others

The 2019 Discipleship Pathway Assessment study from Nashville-based LifeWay Research found few Protestant churchgoers say they strongly agree they are personally taking actions that indicate a life of service to God and others.

The preachers getting rich from poor Americans

It was during these sessions that Ole started to note a common thread. When people were on the verge of homelessness in the heart of the Bible belt, a surprising number offered the last of their cash to televangelists who promised them financial salvation.

Six Possible Second Jobs for Bi-vocational Revitalizers and Replanters

The six side jobs we discuss are:

  1. New economy delivery service (Uber Eats, Shipt, Postmates, Amazon Flex)
  2. Driving services (Uber, Lyft)
  3. Rent your own assets (Turo, Airbnb)
  4. App-based handyman or cleaner (Handy)
  5. Virtual assistant or bookkeeper (Belay)
  6. Survey taker (VIP Voice, Survey Junkie)

iPhones Harvest And Transmit Massive Amounts Of Data While You Sleep

With the help of privacy firm Disconnect, Fowler encountered over 5,400 trackers in just one week – mostly within apps, that send his information to third party companies. Over the course of a month, the unwanted trackers were on track to upload 1.5 gigabytes of data.

You’re probably answering these 5 common interview questions wrong

No matter what sorts of jobs you applied for, you can expect certain interview questions to pop up again and again. But just because you’ve answered these questions before doesn’t mean you should skip the prep work. In fact, some of these super-common questions are the hardest ones to get right.

Denied trip to Disney World, teen takes family himself – baking cupcakes

Isaiah, who had already shown an aptitude for cupcake creation, went on a spree. At $20 a dozen, Isaiah sold enough cupcakes to pay for airfare, hotel and Disney World tickets for his mom, dad, sister, brother, sister-in-law and nephew – seven people in all.

Louisianans Called the Police When Their Local Taco Bell Ran Out of Tortillas

Local law enforcement in Slidell, Louisiana entered crisis mode this week when area residents called 9-1-1 after discovering the town’s Taco Bell restaurant was out of both hard and soft-shell tortillas.

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