Here are a few of the things that caught our minds this week:
“My daily thought process was that every homework assignment, every project, every test could be the difference,” Lin wrote of his high school experience.
Debate continues over Larycia Hawkins’s explanation (not act) of wearing a hijab during Advent.
Some thoughts from the Atlantic on the suspension of the Wheaton professor.
Peter Jones unpacks the underlying worldview of Star Wars: “However, in examining Star Wars’ account of the mystery and nobility of human life, the Bible’s answer, in comparison, emerges with incomparably more convincing power.”
“Of all the seasons of the Christian year, Bonhoeffer was drawn especially to Advent, a holy season of waiting and hope which he saw as a metaphor for the entire Christian life. ‘We simply have to wait and wait,’ he wrote. ‘The celebration of Advent is possible only to those troubled in soul, who know themselves to be poor and imperfect, and who look forward to something greater to come.'”
A beautiful video on prayer by Desiring God.