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A La Carte (2/11)
February 11, 2013
For those who track the Kindle deals, here is what I’m aware of at the moment: What Did You Expect? by Paul David Tripp ($3.74); Loving the Way Jesus Loves by Philip Ryken; Because He Loves Me by Elyse Fitzpatrick ($4.99); Think by John Piper ($4.61); The Church and the Surprising Offense of God’s Love by Jonathan Leeman ($5.99); The Joy of Calvinism by Greg Forster ($4.61); This Momentary Marriage by John Piper ($5.99); Crazy Love by Francis Chan ($3.74); Becoming the Woman of His Dreams by Sharon Jaynes ($2.51).
The Abundance of Giving - John MacArthur argues that of all the things we look forward to when coming to church, giving should be near the top of the list.
Evangelism as a Mom - This article is really encouraging. A mother of young children shares how she learned to share the gospel. Sometimes it’s as simple as just making the opportunities; people may be more eager to hear the gospel than we imagine.
Like Naughty Kids - Tullian shares an interesting quote on how pastors should be like naughty kids. “They ought to be naughty enough to tiptoe up on dozing congregations, steal their bottles of religion pills…and flush them all down the drain.”
The Difference a Decade Makes - Al Mohler serves as a guest voice for the Washington Post and marvels at the difference a decade makes when it comes to moral decline.
The Next Web - Here is one projection on the metaphor that may well define the future of the web.
Head Over Heels - This is a fantastic short film with a great message. “After many years of marriage, Walter and Madge have grown apart: he lives on the floor and she lives on the ceiling. They live separate, parallel lives, never talking, barely even looking at each other. When Walter tries to reignite their old romance, it brings their equilibrium crashing down, and the couple that can’t agree which way is up must find a way to put their marriage back together.”
Tolerance is the virtue of men who don’t believe in anything. —G.K. Chesterton