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A La Carte (10/22)

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Advent Songs For Free(ish)
Sojourn’s Advent Songs album is now available on NoiseTrade. You can pay what you want or get it for free by telling five friends about it. There are a some great tracks on the album!


What’s the Best Way to Go Bald?
I post this link for the benefit of some of my friends. You know who you are!


Top Ten Ways to Write Bad Worship Songs
Bob Kauflin gives a list of ways to write a really bad worship song.


Douglas Wilson on The Shack
Doug Wilson takes a brief shot at The Shack. “And this brings me to the way in which this book was simply terrible, blasphemous. But before going on, I have to hasten to add that it is a peculiar form of evangelical blasphemy, one that is well-intentioned and naive.”


Paulson’s Instant Gratification
A few weeks ago Philip Klein wrote a sobering article about the economic crisis and the American mindset that has caused much of it. (HT: Lydia)


Resurrection Letters Volume 2
CT reviews Andrew Peterson’s latest album. It’s good, though I don’t think it’s quite as good as some of his previous ones. Personally I’m a big fan of Love & Thunder


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    Young Man, Don’t Even Make that First Sports Bet

    It’s impossible to avoid the advertising and impossible to miss the claims. Sports are great, they say, but do you know what makes them even better? Adding a little wager. Sports are exciting, they say, but even more exciting when you’ve got a bit of money riding on them. So why not enjoy them all…

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    A La Carte (June 10)

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  • Not a Life of Ease

    It’s Not a Life of Ease

    You can’t read the New Testament and fail to understand that the Christian life was never meant to be a life of ease. Each of us will encounter adversity and adversaries, and each of us will have to wage war against our fearsome foes— the world, the flesh, and the devil. Then, each of us…

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    Weekend A La Carte (June 8)

    A La Carte: Fighting for faith when doubts abound / The incredible blessing of my father’s final months / Why you can’t let yourself feel content / The means of doing much good / Bible translations are for people / Kindle deals / and more.

  • Free Stuff Fridays (TWR)

    This giveaway is sponsored by TWR, also known as Trans World Radio, whose mission is to reach the world for Christ by mass media so that lasting fruit is produced. TWR is looking for engineering, IT, maintenance and finance specialists to help us tell the story to God’s glory. Explore these and other opportunities here. …

  • The Way You Walk

    The Way You Walk

    You can tell a lot about people by the way they walk, can’t you? You can tell a lot about their physical health, their emotional state, and perhaps even their spiritual condition. You can often tell at a glance whether they are healthy or ill, joyful or sorrowful, delighting or despondent. Consider a company of…