1. From First Things, an essay on John Wesley and religious freedom:
2. The mass murder of the German pilot who intentionally crashed his airliner demonstrates how much we tend on others to be people of good will, and how no matter how safe we try to be, we must still rely on God:
3. Peter Enns here is castigating scholars that hold to inerrancy, because, you know, its better for Christianity if everyone believes there are lots of errors in it. In less snarky terms, he is going after scholars that look for ways to resolve apparent discrepancies in Scripture in ways that are faithful to the text. I disagree with his methods and conclusions, but it is worthwhile to see how he does what he does:
4. Voices from both sides of the "same sex marriage" debate present their perspective on the opposing view's strongest argument. This is a though provoking post:
5. I found this ESPN story on what Penny Hardaway has been doing after the NBA to be enjoyable. He is making good use of his talents in a way that benefits society, and helping his friend makes for a very good story.