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A La Carte (7/21)

Last night I had the privilege of speaking to a big group of teens who traveled up from Tulsa, Oklahoma to do some missions work here in Toronto. What a great encouragement it is to see those teens serving hard and sharing the gospel. (Hi, Emily’s mom!)

There are lots of fantastic Kindle e-book deals available this week. My book The Discipline of Spiritual Discernment is available for $2.99, as are The Jesus Storybook Bible, Jerry Bridges’ must-read The Pursuit of Holiness, and Ravi Zacharias’ Has Jesus Failed You?.

The Most Dangerous Countries for Women - The Big Picture has a heartbreaking photo gallery of the most dangerous countries for women.

Grow Up. Settle Down. - John MacArthur is penning a series of blog posts meant to speak to the Young, Restless, Reformed crowd. I’m really looking forward to this! “I have some words of encouragement and counsel for YRRs, and I want to take a few days here at the blog to write to them about their movement, its influences, some hazards that lie ahead, some tendencies to avoid, and some qualities to cultivate.”

Surprised by Suffering - At the Ligonier blog I’ve got a roundup of some great quotes from R.C. Sproul’s book Surprised by Suffering.

Shame - This was an interesting article to read as the author harshly skewers Calvin College for even considering that Adam and Eve could have been real people. Once again we see evidence that the historicity of Adam is one of the major battles facing the church in the twenty-first century.

Cru - Campus Crusade is changing its name to Cru. Yup, Cru. Of course it’s already become Power to Change here in Canada.

If there is to be in our celestial garment but one stitch of our own making we are all of us lost. —C.H. Spurgeon