If you’re anything like me, you enjoy tweetable moments. They’re the little moments in life that are beautifully captured in a short, memorable sentence or two.
A couple of months ago, we had some friends over to the house. They brought their kids and before long the whole gaggle of children was reporting they had not only found some acorns, but also planted a tree. This of course was done by placing their newfound acorns on a patch of dirt in our backyard. It was pretty adorable to see five mouths racing a hundred miles an hour (all at the same time no less) to explain the wonder of their discovery and project.
I recently read Senator Ben Sasse’s newest book, “Them”, and found it to be an excellent read. My hope is that by sharing a few insightful quotes, you too will be moved to read the book and enjoy the same blessing I found. Here are my top 20 quote from the Senator’s book.
Men, we need you. We—mothers, daughters, and sisters—need your help to raise healthy young women. We need every ounce of masculine courage and wit you own because fathers, more than anyone else, set the course for a daughter’s life.
Many times, when fellow Christians hear of my apologetic and evangelistic focus on Muslims, they are simply aghast. “I wouldn’t even know how to talk to a Muslim!” they say. “Weren’t you scared?” ask others.
The topic of whether or not Christians and Muslims worship the same God has absolutely ignited the media in recent months. For whatever reason, this question – do Muslims and Christians worship the same God – has been all over my Facebook feed, and just in the past few weeks has been posted by Ravi Zecharias, Franklin Graham, Billy Graham, the Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry, and Answering Islam, among others…and not always with the same answer.
If you read Intersections very frequently, you know that I spend a good amount of time reading to my daughter. I recently pointed out the moon in one of the pictures in our book and asked her if she had seen the moon. She closed her eyes and thought for a split second before her eyes lit up as she exclaimed, “There’s one at Pa’s house!”