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Friday February 10, 2006

Review: Reid doesn’t have a review of The Cross Centered Life. But he urges you to buy it anyways (or Living the Cross Centered Life which you may as well buy instead).

Sports: Fanball has a “Rotisserie Baseball” how-to guide. I’ve always thought Roto looked like fun but haven’t ever invested the time in figuring it all out. Maybe next year…

Du Jour: Mike reflects on the recent pastor’s conference at FBC Jacksonville and the retirement of Jerry Vines. “I was struck that this moment in time, this era coming to a close was, indeed, something for the ages: the synonymy of a Spurgeon, or an Edwards, or a Moody era coming to a close.”

Theology: John Samson of Reformation Theology briefly examines three interpretations of 1 Timothy 4:10: the Universalist, the Arminian and the Reformed.

  • The Kindness of God

    God’s Goodness in a Cruel World

    There is much to love and appreciate about our God, much for which we ought to give him praise and thanks. One of the attributes we may consider too seldom is his goodness, and as an aspect or component of his goodness, his kindness. And that is the subject of

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    A La Carte (February 23)

    A La Carte: Order, preparation, and the Spirit’s leading / Desecration at St. Patrick’s Cathedral / Why did God stigmatize the disabled? / Who would I be if I was happy? / 7 parenting errors that can influence adult children to leave the faith / and more.

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    A La Carte (February 22)

    A La Carte: Ice, wind, and unanswered prayers / Was it all a waste? / Prepping for the impending apocalypse / The best analogy for the Trinity / Getting to stop by woods on a snowy evening / Bible translation and AI / and more.

  • Like an iPhone

    Like an iPhone, Only Much More So

    Can I confess something to you? There’s one thing Aileen does that really bugs me. We will be talking together and enjoying one another’s company. But then, as we chat, I’ll hear the telltale buzz of her phone. And I can tell that I’ve lost her. I can see it in the look on her…

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    A La Carte (February 21)

    A La Carte: When cultural tailwinds become cultural headwinds / Talking with kids about gender issues / Try to be more awkward / Life is more than mountaintop experiences / Tinder / Unpacking “separation of church and state” / and more.

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    A La Carte (February 20)

    A La Carte: How hell motivates holiness / The bond of love / How to love our friends in truth, even when it stings / The distorting power of the prosperity gospel / Thinking about plagues / and more.