I find John Stackhouse to be helpful when thinking about tough issues. Stackhouse has taught at Regent College for a number of years. You can find a list of his books here, as well as some audio/video resources.
Peter Scazzero has written a good post: “You Know You Need a Sabbath When …
See Margaret Marcuson’s “Nine Indicators of a Healthy Congregation.” Margaret writes from a Systems perspective. Her blog is very helpful and consistently has very good posts.
Check out this very nice colorful info graphic “Pixar’s 20 + Rules On Storytelling for Teachers and Students.” Also see “5 Awesome Info graphics on English Language.”
An interesting post for anyone interested in writing. “Why these famous authors write — and why you should.”
Rome and Latin America
Peggy Noonan has written a very fine article reflecting on the election of the new Pope.
What Went Viral
See “Apparently This Matters: Mississippi man’s obituary.” You can find the obituary here.