Last month I launched a new version of the old Growing in Grace. I'll be posting my favorite web finds this month, but I'll also be sharing non-internet things that I loved. Without further ado, here are my February favorites...
"75 Years Ago Today: The Incredible Story of Hans and Sophie Scholl" - My incredible 18-year-old friend Sara Barratt wrote this powerful and beautiful piece for The Gospel Coalition. It's been one of their most popular posts of the whole month (and is still trending in their Top 5 Articles almost a week since it's been published).
That Sounds Fun with John Crist (Podcast Episode) - I'm kind of on a John Crist kick right now. He is a hilarious Christian comedian, and he's been killing it lately. Then he was the guest on my favorite podcast ever, That Sounds Fun with Annie F. Downs. I laughed so hard during this episode.
@johnbcrist on Instagram - John nails Instagram. I'm pretty picky when it comes to which Instagram stories I'll watch, but I make sure to watch every single one of his. They are so, so funny.
"How 'Hamilton' Reveals C.S. Lewis' 'Inner Ring'" - Okay, this is kind of an obscure article that will be the most fun for fans of the musical Hamilton. But I still think it strikes at some widely relevant and profound points.
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir - AKA, Canada's heroes right now. They dominated ice dancing at the Olympics and made history. And they are so fun to watch.
"8 Pieces of Advice for Single Christians from Tim Keller" - David Qaoud lists several terrific takeaways from Tim Keller's chapter on singleness in his book, The Meaning of Marriage.
Erik Larson - This man is fast becoming one of my very favorite authors. He writes astoundingly engaging historical non-fiction, and I've been devouring his books one by one over the last few months. This year I've read In the Garden of Beasts and Dead Wake. Both are phenomenal.
My favorite coffee shop - I even have a regular order: 1) a market salad, 2) a granola cookie, and 3) a pot of rooibos tea. If you're ever in Halifax, hit this place up.
Gearing up for my book study - In case you missed it, I'm leading an online study of The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis. It goes from March 5-April 9. We already have over 100 people signed up, and it's going to be a blast. I'd love for you to join us.
What are your favorite things from February?