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A La Carte (January 12)
January 12, 2016
“For the last few years, I’ve been gathering the ideas we’ve found helpful for nurturing our children’s interest and skill in reading the Bible. … perhaps some of our approaches may encourage you to try some new ideas with your own family.”
Here’s a chart showing all the money in the world. Should we be nervous about how much of it is derivatives?
Ray Ortlund tells the most important thing his dad taught him.
This is a long but important look at the #BlackLivesMatter movement and the possibility of Evangelical support for it.
Yes, exactly! “Is it not time that journalists just accepted the fact that Wheaton College is an evangelical Protestant covenant community of higher education and stopped being ‘shocked, shocked’ every time a case arises regarding what the standards of faithfulness are or ought to be in this community?”
“Have you ever faced a skeptic—maybe a family member or a friend at work—who threw slavery at you as evidence that the Bible can’t be trusted?” Denny Burk shows why this is false reasoning.
I love this as a way to summarize a year’s worth of reading.
This is yet another stunning timelapse video.
If you’re in the mood for some longform reading, you may find this one interesting.
God’s promises fully match our best, highest, and innermost desires. —Mike Leake