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A Question
In a couple of weeks, Ray Comfort will be dropping by this site as part of an online book tour to promote his forthcoming book You Can Lead an Atheist to Evidence, But You Can’t Make Him Think: 101 Answers to Questions from Angry Atheists. I thought it might be fun to ask Ray a few questions and he’s agreed to answer. But first I need the questions. That’s where you come in. Have you got something to ask Ray Comfort? If so, post a comment or shoot me an email and I’ll see what I can do.


Top 60 Church Blogs
Kent at Church Revelance has compiled a list of the top 60 church (i.e. Christian) blogs using a rather unique (and complicated) ranking system.


Goodbye Mr. President
Ray Fowler shares the lyrics for Stephen Curtis Chapman’s song “Goodbye Mr. President.”


A Prayer for President Obama
Dr. Mohler offers a prayer for President Obama.


Ted Haggard’s Documentary
“The AP reports that Haggard has agreed to play an active part in promoting a new film called The Trials of Ted Haggard. The film is a documentary about Haggard’s scandal and disgrace in 2006, which ultimately led to his resignation from his job as the head pastor of New Life Church in Colorado Springs.”


Fireproof in 60 Seconds
If you’ve already seen Fireproof you’ll enjoy this light-hearted 60 second version of the film put together by the producers.


Being Pro-Life Christians Under a Pro-Choice President
Here is an old sermon from John Piper (preached as Bill Clinton took office) that still rings true today.


Deal of the Day: One for the Husbands
Gentlemen: Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. My friend Becky has just the thing for you to give your wife. I pretty well guarantee she’ll love it. “Get FREE SHIPPING on orders over $20 (before shipping). Type ‘Challies.com’ in the ‘Message to Seller’ to obtain your refund. Offer valid until Friday, January 23.”


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    A La Carte (June 20)

    A La Carte: How to support the caregivers in your church / What we gain in following Jesus / The way we feel is not necessarily the way it is / The power and danger of habit / The man who introduced American Evangelicals to C.S. Lewis / and more.

  • Do Not Envy the Wicked

    Do You Envy the Wicked?

    It takes a long time for sinful instincts to become pure, for tendencies toward what is evil to be transformed into tendencies toward what is good, lovely, and pleasing to God. The man who quits drugs will still react when he catches a whiff and the woman who gave up alcoholism will still struggle when…

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    A La Carte (June 19)

    A La Carte: The golden rule for hard conversations / Seven reasons you shouldn’t ignore beauty / The early church on entertainment / The uselessness of prayer / A thousand wheels of providence / Impossible, hard, and easy / and more.

  • Our Salvation Through Christ

    This week the blog is sponsored by Moody Publishers and this post is adapted from The Kindness of God by Nate Pickowicz (© 2024). Published by Moody Publishers. Used by permission. Just like the Old Testament, the New Testament teaches that this wonderful salvation is extended to us as a kindness. Paul opens his letter…

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    A La Carte (June 18)

    A La Carte: The pursuit of (which) happiness? / Don’t hastily choose elders / The evangelistic nature of awe / What you read builds who you are / Till he was strong / A father’s threads of living faith / Logos deals / and more.

  • Lets Hear It For the Second Parents

    Let’s Hear It For the Second Parents

    While today we tend to associate step-parents with divorce, in previous centuries they were almost exclusively associated with death and with either widow- or widowerhood. In an era in which lifespans were shorter and, therefore, a greater number of parents died while their children were still young, there was a distinct and honored role for…