Reading Highlights: 9/12/2013 – 9/25/2013

“I’m interested instead in what leads Miley Cyrus or the midriff-baring girl up the street to believe that in order to prove her adulthood, she must become an object of male sexual consumption. And I’m interested in how the church can offer her an alternative.” – Tish Harrison of Christianity Today

Technology:

Christian:

Bodybuilding:

I have a number of blogs started that I still need to finish up and post… Gotta stop slacking. The major reason why is that I’m spending a lot of time writing an app. I feel like I need to read Kevin DeYoung’s book, Crazy Busy: A (Mercifully) Short Book about a (Really) Big Problem

Reading Highlights: 8/31/2013 – 9/11/2013

“Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. … Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful — that’s what matters to me.” – Steve Jobs

Technology:

Christian:

  • As the Towers Were Falling – Getting emotional listening to this account of someone who was next to the plane’s wing on the 81st floor, and God spared his life. We remember 9/11/2001 today.
  • The History of Christianity in 25 Objects: King James Bible – A nice concise history of this great work [:
  • Farewell, NIV – Another via challies. A good explanation on why the drastic changes to the NEW NIV has caused lots of churches and organizations to drop the NIV altogether. Mistranslations, and inaccurate rephrasing, along with the issues already existent in the TNIV. Sad day… I grew up on the original NIV before Zondervan did the bait and switch.

Bodybuilding:

  • Perfect Morning Macros – An ideal and scientific suggestion for breakfast macros: 30-40g protein, <30g low-glycemic carbs (I would probably add some high-glycemic carbs still), 20g fat.
  • 10 Ab Training Mistakes You Need To Stop Making! – “The core has a front and a side, but it has a back, too. A lot of people neglect the lower back muscles (erector spinae), so make sure to train them just as you would with every other muscle.”
  • Supplement Time: Timing Is Everything – This is a great article for basic timing of when to take your supps.