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A La Carte (March 4)
March 04, 2016
Alistair Begg: “Last week, Susan and I attended a Republican presidential debate. The moderator had his hands full attempting to maintain some semblance of order as the five presidential hopefuls re-enacted a playground brawl…”
The Cripplegate has a two-part analysis of the popular Celebrate Recovery program. “CR contains two major problems: (1) Though claiming to be biblically based, its teachings are often constructed from a misuse of Scripture and an erroneous hermeneutic. (2) Though claiming to be Christian based, its theology often clashes with sound Christian theology.”
Westminster Books is offering good deals on books for children.
This was so good to read. Jason Dollar read Do More Better, then began organizing his life using Todoist. In this article he talks about how it has changed everything.
Russell Moore answers the question. “For years, I have urged Christians to take seriously their obligations as citizens, starting with exercising the right to vote. In the public square and at the ballot box, we must be more engaged, not less. But what happens in a race where Christians are faced with two morally problematic choices?”
You may be able to glean one or two productivity tips from this article.
Notable Authors. If you’ve never checked out any books by author Kevin DeYoung, I highly recommend you do so! I especially recommend What Does the Bible Really Teach About Homosexuality? and Taking God At His Word.
The Babylon Bee is a new satire site that you may enjoy. They just ran one of my rare attempts at satire: Ease Your Conscience By Finding The Gospel Theme™ In Any Filthy Movie.
Vance Christie: David Livingstone’s “early history as a would-be missionary suggests important lessons about persevering through discouragements in preparing for and pursuing the ministries we sense God is calling us to undertake.”
There is no such virtue as temperance in spiritual feasting. —Jonathan Edwards