Every Friday we recap a little from the Warren and venture out into the world for more stories you might have missed.
You can do anything. You just can’t do everything.
Dude, you should totally read this:
There have been a couple of articles about a recent Barna study that showed over half of Christian women list their family as the most important thing in their life, compared to 16% who listed faith as their highest priority. This article from the Christian Post felt the most balanced:
Between these extremes, perhaps these stats should help both moms and dads to consider the favorable — and potentially unfavorable — ways that parenting has affected their faith journey
This social media infographic made me feel weird about social media. Mission accomplished?
More and more people are moving to limit their media intake. Here’s a media professional who’s doing it. I’m trying to figure out how to lead my family in this area.
I know I run the risk of getting lumped in with Nicholas Carr and all of the other Internet pessimists. But really, that’s not what I’m saying. I just believe that my brain is maladapted to the networked Skinner Box, so I want out. My brain is plastic, but not in a sufficiently adaptive way.
O’Reilly Radar (http://s.tt/1kVZb)
This will come as a shock. Want to lead? Read.
Did you catch Zach’s Little Pink Riding Hood? I wish I could draw. This is awesome.
Do we overcommunicate gloom and doom over marriage? This writer at Christianity Today’s Her.meneutics blog makes a good case for yes.
Lastly, a guide to dim-witted discourse. Totally awesome. My favorite?
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Inside the Warren:
Sally talked about capturing the big picture when teaching the Bible. Go back and read this again. * Sam couldn’t get any sleep. * Randy explained about parenting like a child. * James helped us find the freedom to create, to respond, to be ourselves. Beautiful.
Another fun kid-centric activity:
Build a water wall. This looks like so much fun. And, you know, science.
This video is so… so… Story Warren:
As they say in Portugal, a dog bitten by a snake fears sausages!
We’re on your side,