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Facebook at the Altar
I got a laugh out of this. Let’s assume it is meant to make a point…


Tribute to a Martyr
“A British man whose great-great grandfather was killed and eaten by cannibals has taken part in a unique reconciliation event on a south pacific island. In the 1830s, the Reverend John Williams was the most famous missionary of the age. Today, 170 years after his murder, the descendants of those responsible felt the need to put old ghosts to rest.”


Hospitality Tips and Principles
Looking forward to the holiday season, Abigail offers up a list of tips and principles related to hospitality.


What Happened to Flight 447?
Popular Mechanics looks at Air France flight 447 to try to determine what happened. “The aviation industry’s safety record has never been better, but when Air France flight 447 from Rio de Janeiro to Paris vanished without a trace, it spurred new efforts to prevent tragedies before they happen.”


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    We Who Are So Ordinary

    A couple of years ago I listened to an interview with a critic of Christianity. He was a person who claimed to love Christ, yet who seemed to have little use for Christ’s church and little good to say about Christ’s people. There was one critique that especially stood out to me

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    A La Carte (March 4)

    A La Carte: Christians should long for giftedness / Talking about race in 2024 / No creed but the Bible / 7 blessings older saints offer the church / Is it okay for Christians to grieve? / Kindle and book deals / and more.

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    What Is the Best Thing In Life?

    Any time we consider the spiritual disciplines, or means of grace, it is crucial that we remember not only the great purpose of these habits but also the great blessing they represent. We were made to know God and to be known by God. We were made in the image of God to have a…

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    Weekend A La Carte (March 2)

    A La Carte: The only way out of our desperate hypocrisy / Are Evangelicals too hard on men? / 9 healthy ways to respond to criticism / Is God disappointed with me? / 4 snapshots of dispensationalism today / Logos and Kindle deals / and more.

  • Free Stuff Fridays (Help The Persecuted)

    This weeks giveaway is sponsored by Help The Persecuted. Help The Persecuted rescues, restores, and rebuilds the lives of persecuted believers in the Islamic World through spiritual support and tangible help. Every week, they send out an email with specific, real-time prayer requests of persecuted believers to their global Prayer Network. You can join the…

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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.