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A La Carte (11/1)

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Why I Married A White Girl – I enjoyed this post from Trip Lee: “Whenever I post pictures of my family on social media, the responses are always fun. The most common are, ‘Your son is so handsome!’ or ‘What a beautiful family!’ But one of the other common responses is, ‘Is your wife white?’”

One Vital Lesson – Douglas Phillips of Vision Forum Ministries recently resigned because of “lengthy, inappropriate relationship with a woman.” David Murray reflects and warns.

Chartbeat Rising – Ever wonder what the Internet is talking about? Chartbeat Rising attempts to display it in real-time.

Logos – Logos users will want to grab The Works of Richard Sibbes (volume 1) which is this month’s free book from Logos.

Book Reviews for Parents – If you’ve got kids who read, you should make Redeemed Reader a regular stop. Here they review “history in graphic format.”

The Christian Traveller – Jeremy Walker looked around the airport and saw every manner of person making a statement by his dress or behavior. And he wondered, “By what means should I, as a Christian traveller, communicate my personal identity and spiritual allegiance?”

A Word to Crazy Busy Parents – CBMW shares a helpful and funny excerpt from Kevin DeYoung’s Crazy Busy.

Hollywood and the Bible – “Studios and filmmakers are rediscovering a classic text as source material for upcoming mainstream films: the Bible.” Sarah Pulliam Bailey lists a lot of the upcoming Bible-based films.

Wesley Gospel

There are two things to do about the gospel: believe it and behave it.

—Susanna Wesley

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    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: 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.

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    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.

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    A La Carte (February 27)

    A La Carte: God doesn’t owe me kindness / Jordan Peterson’s “We Who Wrestle with God” tour / Does your church have an evangelist? / Putting Jesus first in a world of pleasures / Send help. My husband believes in me / and more.

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