Below are some top Mind Renewers posts, without any particular definition as to what constitutes a “top post”.
Some of my Favourites
Proverbs 24:10: Help for the weakling — this hits you over the head with a baseball bat, knocks you into Pity Party Pit, and then tosses you a rope to help you climb back out.
Knowledge and Scorn: Very brief, but to the point.
“OMG” — and Other Ways Christians Take God’s Name in Vain: This has had by far the most traffic. Some ways we speak lightly of our God, often without even thinking.
Trying to Hit the Ball: A boy tries to play baseball, and survives the horror of fifth-grade girls. The point: never give up, ever, ever.
Misusing I Peter 3:15 — “Be Ready Always”: This is the first of five posts on one of the most frequently misused Scripture verses.
Bibliology Series: Those that have particularly attracted interest include The Scriptures — Inspired or Expired? (and the supporting The Meaning of Theopneustos) and His Word Will not Return Void, the last in a series of posts on the preservation of Scripture.
Would You Like to Buy a Poppy? A funny “cultural collision” shows the dangers of jumping to conclusions, missed opportunities, and other lessons.
Marginal Gains — learning from British Cycling.
Other Popular Posts
“Good” at Repentance: Understanding repentance — it isn’t saying “sorry.”
Is the Oldest Manuscript Really Best? Warning: looong post. About old manuscripts, but far more, a challenge in considering the attitude of a persecuted church to the Scriptures.
So Who’s at the Next Table, Anyway? One sad restaurant experience, one hilarious, both reminding us of the importance of watching our words.
Why do Bad Things Happen? Some Biblical answers when bad things happen to us.
Finding Christ in Proverbs — Some Mistakes to Avoid and Finding Christ in Proverbs — and Finding Proverbs in Christ: Two posts on how Proverbs testifies of Christ.
Proverbs 25:28: This (the first of three on this proverb) is the most popular of my Proverb for Today series. It still gets traffic almost every day.