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John Piper Quotes – Jamsco has another of his roundups of witticisms from John Piper. A personal favorite: “I cannot imagine that it would be satisfying to become an itinerant conference speaker. Yuck.”

Celebrity Rock Star Pastors – Thabiti Anyabwile is on a roll lately over at his blog. Today he is talking about the rock star, celebrity pastor.

American Politics – David Murray makes a rare foray into American politics and I think I pretty much agree with what he’s saying about Mitt Romney. The press has conveniently forgotten that he is a Mormon. If he gains the Republican nomination, they’ll suddenly remember.

Old, Settled and Reformed – Doug Wilson wonders where the young, restless, Reformed will be when they’re not so young anymore. “The young, restless and Reformed movement has all the hallmarks of the kind of thing we tend to do in waves. As a certified alumnus of the Jesus movement, I sometimes feel like I am living in Deja VuVille.”

The Love of God – A free MP3 of “The Love of God” by Redemption Hill Music.

I Am Second – Lecrae shares his testimony.

Christ’s followers cannot expect better treatment in the world than their Master had.

—Matthew Henry

  • 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.