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A La Carte (1/20)

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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 (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.

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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.