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How To Set Up Your Desk
Matt Perman kicks off another series dealing with things that most of us don’t think enough about. This time he begins by looking at how you should set up your desk to maximize productivity.


Literate Parents
Here’s a web site I’m looking forward to tracking. Sara is providing short reviews of books for children and offering some talking points and potential objections for each. This will undoubtedly be very helpful for parents!


Dying Well – Lessons from a Baseball Legend
Jeff Robinson writes about Ernie Harwell, the legendary announcer of Major League Baseball games, and his deep commitment to God. “I’ll never forget where I first heard a Christian speak cogently about the sovereignty of God. It wasn’t any of my theological heroes. It wasn’t J.I. Packer or John Piper or R.C. Sproul or John MacArthur or John Calvin or Jonathan Edwards. It wasn’t my seminary professors. No, I first heard about God’s ‘absolute control of all events and all people’ as the children’s catechism puts it, from Ernie Harwell…”


Professor Claims God Is not Creator
Darrell Bock answers a recent article that claimed “Genesis 1:1 is not about creation of the material world but separation within it, removing God from being the Creator in line with the rest of the Bible and the literature of Mesopotamia.”


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    Weekend A La Carte (February 24)

    A La Carte: Wherever he leads, he’ll go / Britain’s loneliest sheep / Helping your teen with porn / How do the Arminian and Calvinist views of election differ? / Exposing the good in digital distractions / Kindle deals / and more.

  • Free Stuff Fridays (Coram Deo Pastors Conference)

    This week the blog and this giveaway are sponsored by the Coram Deo Pastors Conference. Dear brother pastor, In a spirit of prayerful expectation, I want to invite you to the Coram Deo Pastors Conference. This new event is hosted by Clearly Reformed (a new ministry I help to lead) and Christ Covenant Church (where…

  • 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…