Michael Kruger covers 7 pitfalls of preaching.
#1 and #3 are much on my mind lately.
Hillsdale College's newsletter Imprimis has some solid research on the recent rise of crime, and the black lives matter movement.
Burk Parsons on legalism:
"We invent laws around God's law. We attempt to turn our preferences into God's principles."
"Legalism is not obedience to God and His law.... Legalism is not pursuing holiness."
"The ironic thing about legalism i that it doesn't make people want to work harder, it makes them want to give up."