this week’s round-up (january 16)

Of interest:

Scott Hodge on Leaving Church (via Eric)

I know you’ll find all sorts of spelling and grammatical errors in my writing, but I am a one-spacer and proud of it.

Who does CNN call when birds fall from the sky? Kirk Cameron! (Who actually has a decent response: “Maybe you should call a veterinarian instead of me”).

Spider-Man speaks at career day.

What went wrong at Borders.

From Donald Miller: Is Church Life Stifling Your Creativity?

Seth Godin on Soles:

“There’s a sign on most squash courts encouraging players to wear only sneakers with non-marking soles. I’m not sure there’s such a thing. If you’re going to do anything worthy, you’re going to leave a mark.”

God also has some thoughts on raising expectations and how you shouldn’t advertise something you can’t deliver COUGH(rethink church)COUGH

Lifehacker: Five Things You Should Make Time For This Year and Learn How to Code this Weekend (which I didn’t spend my weekend doing).

Slactivist has some thoughts on imaginary enemies – he targets extreme elements in the tea party, but I think you get a similar phenomena in elements of the liberal side, too.  Also from Slactivist a great post on mourning with those who mourn.