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How To Benefit from the Bible
James MacDonald has penned a good article with advice on how to benefit from reading the Bible.

The Joy and Pain of an Intergenerational Church
TripleD comes through with a poignant article about the joy and the pain of pastoring an intergenerational church.

The Size of the Stars and Planets
This little video tries to convey an idea of just how earth compares in size to many of the stars and planets.

48 by 48
This is an interesting project. Drew is traveling the US for 48 weeks, attempting to do some kind of a volunteer project in 48 different states.

What Is Reformed Theology?
This twelve-part video series from R.C. Sproul, in which he explains the basics of Reformed theology, is now freely available online.

Christmas Sale @ DG
Desiring God has some really good deals if you’re still shopping for Christmas gifts.

2009 in Pictures
The Big Picture has an amazing roundup of this year’s most notable photos.

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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…

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    A La Carte (June 17)

    A La Carte: Honor good fathers and bad fathers alike? / Don’t give up, dad / How I respond to pride month / 5 myths about the pro-life movement / A seminar on biblical counseling / How do I know if I’m one of the elect? / Kindle deals / and more.

  • The Glorious End without the Difficult Means

    The Glorious End without the Difficult Means

    Just as Olympic athletes cannot realistically expect to win a gold medal unless they strictly discipline themselves toward victory, Christians cannot hope to prevail in the Christian life unless they take a serious, disciplined approach to it. Yet lurking in the background is always the temptation to hope that we can have the result of…

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    Weekend A La Carte (June 15)

    A La Carte: Learn to rest in God’s justice / 3 reasons why your small group is not a church / How can I be a godly father? / Gender in the void / Are images of Christ OK? / The getting of wisdom / and more.

  • Making Good Return

    Making Good Return

    I don’t think I am overstating the matter when I say that this has the potential to be one of the most important books you will read. It’s a book that may shape years of your life and transform the way you carry out one of the key roles God assigns to you…