Friday’s Influence Online Articles

Today, over at Chris Railey writes about two key components of strong ministry marriages: “Setting goals together and making decisions together are two powerful components of any strong marriage. And they will help you become a better leader, too. … Continue reading Friday’s Influence Online Articles

Review of ‘How Dante Can Save Your Life’ by Rod Dreher

 Rod Dreher, How Dante Can Save Your Life: The Life-Changing Wisdom of History’s Greatest Poem (New York: Regan Arts, 2015). Hardcover | Kindle When his sister Ruthie died, Rod Dreher found himself drawn back to his hometown of Starhill, Lousiana. He appreciated Ruthie’s “little way”—her life of close-knit family, down-home neighbors, and ordinary kindness that, though not garnering headlines, was nevertheless rich in love. While happily married with children, Dreher felt that Ruthie’s “little way” supplied was lacking in his and his family’s urban existence; so, they moved to Starhill. The problem was that Dreher had left Starhill for a … Continue reading Review of ‘How Dante Can Save Your Life’ by Rod Dreher

The World Wide (Religious) Web for Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Rod Dreher writes, “This poor old world, weary of words and endless strife, religious and otherwise, doesn’t need more theological books, sermons, doctrinal discourses and debates. It needs more saints. And more storytellers.” Defending the Constitution, and the Right to Be a Jerk. It’s about Terry Jones, natch. Why conservative Christians shouldn’t give Ayn Rand a pass. How should we talk about God online. Advice from James. (And contrary to this op-ed writer’s uncertainty, James wrote James.) James Nuechterlein: “It is the assurance of the gospel that should free Christians from the compulsion to grasp for the illusory assurances that … Continue reading The World Wide (Religious) Web for Tuesday, April 26, 2011