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A La Carte (7/4)

Mark Dever’s Twelve Challenges Churches Face is on sale for just $3.99—well worth the cost. You may also want to take a look at Voddie Baucham’s The Ever-Loving Truth which has been marked down to $2.99.

Twinterview - Jeremy Walker recently did what he calls a “twinterview” with David Murray and me. It is an interview between two people. “As usual, neither interviewee saw the other’s answers until both sets of responses were in, and there was no collaboration or collusion.”

Complementarianism for Dummies - Mary Kassian has a very helpful post here that provides a brief and basic look at complementarianism.

Book of the Year - “This year some evangelicals are displaying a pessimistic sense of decline. Internally and externally, Christian denominations are ‘sore oppressed, by schisms rent asunder, by heresies distressed.’ Amid despair, Baylor professor Rodney Stark’s The Triumph of Christianity: How the Jesus Movement Became the World’s Largest Religion (HarperOne) provides long-term perspective. It is WORLD’s 2012 Book of the Year.”

Why Your Kid Can’t Add - Why your kid can’t add without a calculator, that is. 

Sinners in a Fishbowl - I haven’t been a Preacher’s Kid but I now have three of them. I appreciated Barnabas Piper’s take on the unique challenges they will face.

Som Sabadell Flashmob - This is brilliant and beautiful.

Temptations and occasions put nothing into a man, but only draw out what was in him before. —John Owen