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Christianity Today Book Award Winners
Over the course of the week, CT will be releasing the list of their top books of 2008. They’ve announced the first two winners already…


Equipping the Saints Through Blogging
Yesterday I contributed to a radio program dealing with blogging. You can hear the audio here.


Trial by Fury
The Washington Post has a story on Ted Haggard. He’s going to be in the media spotlight a whole lot in the days to come.


Unsold Car Gallery
Here is a sign of the times. The Guardian has put together a gallery of photographs showing the multitudes of unsold cars around the world.


How To Use Greek Properly
Mounce answers the question of how to best use Greek in the pulpit. He has some good things to say! Here’s just one: “Do not correct the English Bible. Ever! Never say, “the translators got this wrong.” The damage you can do to a person’s trust in Scripture is unimaginable.”


Being Pro-Life in a Culture of Death
T-Wax interviews Russell Moore on being pro-life in a pro-death culture and on dealing with the specifics challenges brought about by Barack Obama.


  • The Path to Contentment

    The Path to Contentment

    I wonder if you have ever considered that the solution to discontentment almost always seems to be more. If I only had more money I would be content. If I only had more followers, more possessions, more beauty, then at last I would consider myself successful. If only my house was bigger, my influence wider,…

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    A La Carte (April 22)

    A La Carte: Why my shepherd carries a rod / When Mandisa forgave Simon Cowell / An open mind is like an open mouth / Marriage: the half-time report / The church should mind its spiritual business / Kindle deals / and more.

  • It Begins and Ends with Speaking

    It Begins and Ends with Speaking

    Part of the joy of reading biography is having the opportunity to learn about a person who lived before us. An exceptional biography makes us feel as if we have actually come to know its subject, so that we rejoice in that person’s triumphs, grieve over his failures, and weep at his death.

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    Weekend A La Carte (April 20)

    A La Carte: Living counterculturally during election season / Borrowing a death / The many ministries of godly women / When we lose loved ones and have regrets / Ethnicity and race and the colorblindness question / The case for children’s worship services / and more.

  • The Anxious Generation

    The Great Rewiring of Childhood

    I know I’m getting old and all that, and I’m aware this means that I’ll be tempted to look unfavorably at people who are younger than myself. I know I’ll be tempted to consider what people were like when I was young and to stand in judgment of what people are like today. Yet even…

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    A La Carte (April 19)

    A La Carte: The gateway drug to post-Christian paganism / You and I probably would have been nazis / Be doers of my preference / God can work through anyone and everything / the Bible does not say God is trans / Kindle deals / and more.