Links To Go (May 30, 2019)

A Slow Soul in a Fast World

Specifically, a lot of my struggles have to do with the pace and timing of my inner life and the world happening around me. The world comes at you fast. And my natural inclination is to react to that rushing, oncoming traffic rapidly and quickly. I meet speed for speed. The world is rushing at me and my inner life speeds up to match it.

Five Things I Love About Churches of Christ

  1. Recognition of the Importance of Baptism
  2. Scripture Takes Precedence Over Tradition
  3. Informal, But Reverent
  4. Weekly Observance of the Lord’s Supper
  5. Elders to Shepherd the Church

Why preachers plagiarize

How to Avoid Plagiarism

  • Start doing your own research, study, and meditation.
  • Start giving credit.
  • Learn from others, but do your own work.
  • Keep your pride in check.

Senators Angry TSA Budget Is Being Redirected To Border

The US Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee oversees the TSA. Both Republican and Democratic members of the committee are concerned that re-direction of personnel to the U.S. Southern Border will come at the expense of airport security screening. This summer is slated to shatter all previous travel records in terms of number of passengers, putting increased strain on already-stretched TSA personnel.

Stop Changing Your Oil!

The majority of automakers today call for oil changes at either 7,500 or 10,000 miles, and the interval can go as high as 15,000 miles in some cars. Yet this wasteful cycle continues largely because the automotive service industry, while fully aware of the technological advances, continues to preach the 3,000-mile gospel as a way to keep the service bays busy. As a result, even the most cautious owners are dumping their engine oil twice as often as their service manuals recommend.

Hoo Boy: Navy Pilots Reported UFO Sightings ‘Almost Daily’

Over Memorial Day weekend, The New York Times reported that between 2014 and 2015, Navy pilots claimed of seeing UFOs “almost daily.” Nobody is using the “alien” word — meaning these are actually flying objects that are unidentified — but the fact remains nobody is really sure what these flying objects are.

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