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A La Carte (March 10)
March 10, 2016
Today’s Kindle deals include Moral Apologetics for Contemporary Christians by Mark Coppenger ($2.99); Flood Legends by Charles Martin ($2.99); Israel by Daniel Block ($2.99); The End of Christianity by William Dembski ($2.99); Passionate Conviction by William Lane Craig ($2.99); The Gospels and Acts (The Holman Apologetics Commentary on the Bible) ($2.99).
You will enjoy this short, powerful article from Jeremy Walker.
Avid readers know to be on the watch for Dr. Mohler’s top-ten books of the year. Preaching magazine just announced them.
I really enjoyed Steve Lawson’s 10-minute podcast on time management. It is geared to the pastor, but there is value there for anyone, though perhaps especially for people in knowledge work.
Maybe, just maybe, you’re not as awesome as you’re naturally inclined to think you are.
Worship leaders and service planners will want to read this one from Jamie Brown. “The goal for all worship leaders should be to maintain a repertoire of songs that serves the congregation whom God has called them to serve.” Thinking in thirds will help do that.
James Faris shares a great little anecdote from his days as a hard-working but grumbling student.
This Day in 1748. 268 years ago today, former sailor and slave-trader, John Newton trusted in Christ for salvation. He would go on to be a pastor and songwriter, his most famous hymn being “Amazing Grace.” *
Yes, even parking matters to a well-run and visitor-friendly church. Thom Rainer explains.
My friend Paul Carter offers a look at three different practical implications of headship in his home.
No man shall ever take from me the joy that Christ rose from the dead. —Charles Spurgeon