Dipping into the Community Pool: December 9

This week’s collection offers articles on smartphone addiction, a reading challenge for 2018, Joni, and sleep depravation.  Also, we’ve included a link where you can keep tabs on Dr. Sproul’s breathing issues as you pray for him.  Have a great weekend!

Update on Dr. R.C. Sproul’s health

You can keep up-to-date on Dr. Sproul’s health condition at this link. His family is grateful for all our prayers on their behalf.




Are You Addicted? Survey Finds 40 Percent Of Smartphone Use Is Compulsive

“Do you find yourself reaching for your smartphone and turning it on for no apparent reason? A new survey found that British consumers admit to doing this thousands of times per year — accounting for about 40 percent of the times they unlocked their phones. “




The 2018 Christian Reading Challenge

“Do you love to read? Do you want to learn to love to read? Do you enjoy reading books that cross the whole spectrum of topics and genres? Then I’ve got something that may be right up your alley—The 2018 Christian Reading Challenge.”




Lessons from Joni

“Her extraordinary life is fueled by ordinary Christian living. Joni’s gone to the same small church for more than 20 years. She’s loved the same Christian husband for more than 35 years. She’s worked in the same disabilities ministry for 38 years. And she’s prayed, sung, and meditated her way through the Scriptures for half a century.”




The Science e of Sleep Depravation

“Dazed and confused? You’re probably not getting enough sleep. We all know that groggy feeling that comes from staying up too late or getting up too early. Now scientists at UCLA know why.”

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