Some prime linkage to get my "negativity" off your palate . . . ;-)
Mark Lauterbach has a great gospel meditation on shopping carts. Seriously! Check it out.
When Sermon Illustrations Go Bad. LOL
David Wilkerson's "Whatever Happened to Repentance Preaching?". (HT: Transforming Sermons)
A barnburner of a post at Totem to Temple. He names names; prepare yourself. Using some recent headlines from American religious news, he writes strategically, poignantly, bluntly, and prophetically about The Failure of Self-Empowerment Theology.