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A La Carte (February 25)
February 25, 2016
I was not able to track down any noteworthy Kindle deals today. However, those who (like me) are big Logos users may be interested in a new deal they are offering. They have a lot of new Crossway collections coming along, and for each one you pre-order they’ll give you a 20% discount toward an existing Crossway product.
I fear that too many parents really do flirt with the idol of sports. “There’s an idolatry problem in our community related to youth sports. I see this problem every weekend as families gather at the field rather than their church. It’s a problem in my heart, too.”
“Digital technology always grows hungrier for more personal information, and we users nearly always accede to its demands.” The more we give to our digital technologies, the more important privacy becomes.
I Am is one of two new prints we’ve released at our Visual Theology store. The other is The Function and Use of the Gospel.
I guess each one of us can say that a day came when we finally saw Jesus. I enjoyed reading this account.
I’ve said it before: If you believe family-integrated worship is most consistent with the Bible, please practice it. But, as this article shows, you cannot make the claim that it is the historical norm.
This Day in 2004. 12 years ago today was opening day of Mel Gibson’s movie, The Passion of the Christ. *
In this video a leading political strategist explains how candidates use the art of storytelling to help swing elections.
“Six months after announcing plans to cut 600 to 800 missionaries and staff in order to balance its budget, the International Mission Board (IMB) of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) revealed today that it has lost 1,132 workers—almost twice as many as its low-end estimate.”
In prayer it is better to have a heart without words, than words without a heart. —John Bunyan