by Ernest Liu
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  • Random Snippets
    • Marriage Isn’t that Great
      What kind of chapter title is that? "Marriage Isn't that Great?" I guess that's the type of thing you'd expect from a radical Christian author.
    • The Tricky Thing about Pride
      I’ve been actively trying to battle pride for the past couple of years, and it’s been tough. You see, the tricky thing about pride is…
    • More Thoughts on ❤ Relationships
      You become attracted to them, your emotions sink your IQ by 50, you shape them in your head to…
  • Highlights

    I’ve started reading one of Francis Chan’s latest books, Erasing Hell. The Kindle edition is free right now, so grab it while it’s available.

    While reading it through Kindle, I discovered a neat feature. The app underlined passages that were popularly highlighted. For instance, 506 (now 507) people have highlighted this part of the book:

    Don’t believe something just because you want to, and don’t embrace an idea just because you’ve always believed it. Believe what is biblical. Test all your assumptions against the precious words God gave us in the Bible.

    And 450 people highlighted the following:

    I don’t believe God wants our church life to be centered on buildings and services. Instead, God wants our churches–whatever specific forms our gatherings take–to be focused on active discipleship, mission, and the pursuit of unity.

    Perhaps I’ll snag a Kindle edition of the Bible and find out what verses jump out at its readers. But then that eliminates the fun of finding little gems for yourself.

    Hmmm…