Here are five articles that I enjoyed this week plus a bonus video that you will love.
1. Alison Flood – Tolkien’s annotated map of Middle-earth discovered inside copy of Lord of the Rings. Many have read the Lord of the Rings saga (or seen the movie). A map has been discovered with Tolkien’s personal notes that places Hobbiton not far from Oxford.
2. Warren Buffet’s Favorite Books and Other Billionaire’s Favorite Books Too. What people read and suggest that others read gives an interesting insight into their lives.
3. Scott Sauls – What I Came to Respect Most About Tim Keller. From a guy who has worked closely with Keller in NYC, Scott offers a unique perspective in the Keller’s life. By doing so, it is a good challenge to all of us.
4. Trevin Wax – Why “God’s Not Dead” Resonated, and What It Missed. The Christian film industry is not new but it has recently gained greater attention. Trevin offers a few insights that producers should heed and church leaders should use.
5. Michael Jensen – Evangelicalism: a word worth keeping. The terms “evangelical” and “evangelicalism” have become so broad in their common usages that I’m not sure anyone knows what they truly mean. Jensen offers a good overview as to why the terms still matter.
And, what does it look like to be 80-years old and still awesome? Take a look at this guitar player.