Links on Theology, Life, and Culture to encourage us to be — and to make — disciples.

The Brave Stunt That Brought Down Slavery: How David Livingstone Freed East Africa
With May 1 marking the anniversary of Livingstone’s death, read how a “stunt” in exploration to the source of the Nile River helped to further turn the tide of public opinion against slavery. Similarly, read “What Christians Can Learn from Joseph Conrad’s ‘Heart of Darkness’.”

How a Fifth-Century Church Father Saved My Faith
“In Confessions, the African bishop taught me the beauty of bringing all my hopes, dreams, thoughts, sins, and secrets to my heavenly Father—warts and all.”

Idols aren’t just statues
Idols replace God. Idols are whatever become higher than the Most High or receive more love than the One who is Love. They are “exposed in times of crisis” and distort beautiful things like raising a family.

Why is an empty shampoo bottle so easy to knock over?
The answer to that perpetual question (or body wash bottles for those of us who are bald) may put your mind at ease as well as prompt some at-home science experiments with tennis balls.

Previous TLC Todays can be read here.

Kyle Meeker
Theological and Leadership Development Pastor