1) How to Reach the West Again – This new podcast from Tim Keller & friends looks like a great resource for stimulating thinking.
2) The Teacher Who Never Spoke – A moving and challenging long-form piece that calls us to recognise that God’s metrics are often different to ours.
3) How Still the Starry Night – New Christmas single from EMU Music, co-written by Joyful Noise. Pop it on the playlist!
4) What Stand-Up Comedians Can Teach the Church – Russell Moore reflects on the popularity of controversial comic Dave Chappelle – and why we need to resist ‘cancelling’ such voices.
5) Dear Pastor . . . the Sabbath Was Made for You Too – Yup, good word.
6) Sharing the Incarnation with your community – Nay Dawson’s creativity, imagination and evangelistic zeal are a real tonic, and this is a great example that will get you thinking about your Christmas outreach.
7) The Best Inventions of 2021 – For something a bit different, my in-laws have an on-going competition every year as to which of them can send me the most ‘#7’ links to get included in the Refill. In case you’re wondering, this is from my father-in-law – and the score is 7-4 in his favour.