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Lloyd-Jones on the Kindle
Great Doctrines of the Bible is available for the Kindle for a measly $7.99. You’re not going to find the printed edition for anywhere near that!


Behold the Temple
Justin Taylor writes an article for Boundless about the temple. “Have you ever wondered what it would have been like to step inside Herod’s Temple in Jerusalem? It may surprise you to learn that Jesus himself never had this experience, since he never entered the Temple itself.”


Stumping for Obama
Donald Miller was recently stumping for Obama at UNC, discussing “why he believes Senator Barack Obama is the candidate who will bring about the change we need in North Carolina.” This article also covers the tour.


Visualizing the Bible
Culture Making blog points to an interesting (and beautiful) diagram of biblical cross-references.


ESV Study Bible Giveaway
You can win a leather-bound ESV Study Bible at Monergism.com.


The Forgiveness Quiz
Chris Brauns wants you to take a forgiveness quiz. If you do, you can win a copy of his [excellent] book.


Grandpa at the Casino
This article offers one financial adviser’s take on this financial crisis.


Look Who’s Irrational Now!
“”What Americans Really Believe,” a comprehensive new study released by Baylor University yesterday, shows that traditional Christian religion greatly decreases belief in everything from the efficacy of palm readers to the usefulness of astrology. It also shows that the irreligious and the members of more liberal Protestant denominations, far from being resistant to superstition, tend to be much more likely to believe in the paranormal and in pseudoscience than evangelical Christians.”


  • Free Stuff Fridays (Help The Persecuted)

    This weeks giveaway is sponsored by Help The Persecuted. Help The Persecuted rescues, restores, and rebuilds the lives of persecuted believers in the Islamic World through spiritual support and tangible help. Every week, they send out an email with specific, real-time prayer requests of persecuted believers to their global Prayer Network. You can join the…

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    A La Carte (March 1)

    A La Carte: Rumblings of revival among Gen Z / Addition by subtraction / Seeing red / Burying the talents of the Great Rewarder / Inviting evaluation of your preaching / Book and Kindle deals / and more.

  • New and Notable Books

    New and Notable Christian Books for February 2024

    February is typically a solid month for book releases, and this February was no exception. As the month drew to its close, I sorted through the many (many!) books that came my way this month and arrived at this list of new and notables. In each case, I’ve provided the editorial description to give you…

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    A La Carte (February 29)

    A La Carte: Is it ever right to lie? / When the “perfect” fit isn’t / An open letter to Christians who doubt / When a baby is a disease / The long view of preaching / and more.

  • A Freak of Nature (and Nurture)

    A Freak of Nature (and Nurture)

    We are probably so accustomed to seeing bonsai trees that we don’t think much about them. But have you ever paused to consider how strange and freakish they really are?

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    A La Carte (February 28)

    A La Carte: Can Christians buy expensive things? / You are probably WEIRDER than you think / Our limits are a gift from God / Big dreams impress. Ordinary faithfulness delivers / The biggest problem in worship education / Children’s books / and more.