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7 Things Pastors Should Teach Those in the Marketplace
Lukas Naugle, 9Marks Blog

[A]s a pastor seeks to teach biblically about marketplace dynamics, it is helpful for him to deepen his empathy and broaden his understanding of the vocations represented in his congregation.

9 Things You Should Know About C. Everett Koop
Joe Carter, The Gospel Coalition

C. Everett Koop died yesterday at the age of 96. Here are nine things you should know about the former surgeon general.

Blessed Are Les Misérables: For Theirs Is the True Philosophy of Law
Michael W. Hannon, Public Discourse

Hollywood’s new musical masterpiece illustrates a classical legal philosophy, long lost to our liberal establishment, that serves as a golden mean between tyrannical legalism and libertine antinomianism.

Vatican reveals Pope Benedict’s new title

Pope Benedict XVI will keep the title “his holiness” once he retires and will be called “pontiff emeritus,” Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi told reporters at the Vatican on Tuesday.

Joe Carter Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).