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A La Carte (5/11)
May 11, 2012
Josh Hamilton - “I sometimes get nervous when I listen to Christian athletes talk about their faith on the big stage. While I appreciate their desire explicitly give glory to Jesus during interviews, they can come off as glib, token, or perfunctory. … This is why Josh Hamilton’s appearance last night on ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption made such an impression on me.”
YouVersion - YouVersion is celebrating the 50 millionth install of its app. I’ve downloaded it many times on many devices and use it pretty much every day. They’ve got lots of interesting statistics to share.
Smooth Stones - Smooth Stones Taken From Ancient Brooks, a book of quotes from Thomas Brooks compiled by C.H. Spurgeon is on sale at Amazon for just $0.99. Also, this recent biography of Matthew Henry has been marked down to about half price.
Church Clothes - If you’re into Christian rap music, you’ll want to grab this new and free mixtape from Lecrae.
What Is Better? - This article is really good! In just a few short paragraphs it looks at the ideas of orientation and choice and sin and the gospel.
The contented man is never poor, the discontented never rich. —George Eliot