Best Of The Net

I’ve been so busy this week I didn’t get to spend much time on-line. But thankfully, some of you sent me stuff you loved and made this week’s Best of The Net a breeze to put together. When you find something you like on-line just e-mail me or tweet the link using the hashtag #BestOfTheNet. Thanks!

Here we go….

Social Media Venn Diagram

I’m a sucker for a diagram. (Nerd much?) Especially one built on sarcasm. Thanks, Oh Gizmo.

Source: via Shaun on Pinterest

Millennials Will Save Cities And Destroy The Country

For worriers and optimists raising millennials…a little something for everyone.

Avoiding Logical Fallacies in Theology

Don’t let the seminarian title scare you. This post could just as easily be title How Not To Argue: 6 Things You Should Never Say.

10 Resolutions For Mental Health

As John Piper writes…

His plea was that we stop being unamazed by the strange glory of ordinary things. He ended that lecture in 1976 with a list of resolutions. As a tribute to my teacher and a blessing to your soul, I offer them for your joy.

What Compassion International Is Doing That Every Non-Profit Should Emulate

After a couple nasty e-mails hit my inbox, this meant a lot to me this week.

Source: via Shaun on Pinterest

Extending The Narrative

This is theology from a marketer…

Marketers have been using this persistence to their advantage forever. They sell us a car or a trip or a service that fits the story we tell ourselves. I don’t buy it because it’s the right thing for everyone, I buy it because it’s right for me, the us I invented, the I that’s part of the story I’ve been telling myself for a long time.

The socialite walks into the ski shop and buys a $3000 ski jacket she’ll wear once. Why? Not because she’ll stay warmer in it more than a different jacket, but because that’s what someone like her does. It’s part of her story. In fact, it’s easier for her to buy the jacket than it is to change her story.

Read the rest here.

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