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C. Everett Koop – Former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop went to be with the Lord yesterday. Justin Taylor has a short account of his life.

You’ll Cry – Just go ahead and try not to cry when you watch this video.

Manufactured Crisis – “Even during this desultory economic recovery, one industry thrives — the manufacture of synthetic hysteria. It is, however, inaccurate to accuse the Hysteric in Chief of crying ‘Wolf!’ about spending cuts under the sequester. He is actually crying ‘Hamster!’”

How Sweet the Name – “Derek Prime, a now retired pastor, testifies in this powerful short video of the things God is still teaching him at 82 years of age.”

Fiery Looping Rain – This is an amazing video from the sun.

Unholiness in a preacher’s life will either stop his mouth from reproving, or the people’s ears from receiving.

—William Gurnall

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    A La Carte (June 25)

    A La Carte: Principles for leading an effective meeting / Longing for home with C.S. Lewis and Tyler Childers / The uncategorizable suffering / How (and how not) to wait / Things too marvelous / Eat this, not that / Books on sale / and more.

  • Dirty Feet: Our Filth, His Joy

    This post is sponsored by Burke Care and is written by Cameron Woodall . Jesus knew that the Father had put all things under his power, and that he had come from God and was returning to God; so, he got up from the meal, took off his outer clothing, and wrapped a towel around…

  • The Most Dangerous Thing a Christian Can Do

    The Most Dangerous Thing a Christian Can Do

    It was one of those little pieces of information that helped clarify so much in my mind, that described through data what I had seen with my own eyes and experienced in my own ministry. It is a piece of information we all ought to be aware of and one we all ought to consider.…

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    A La Carte (June 24)

    A La Carte: Willie Mays, Hank Aaron, and God’s beautiful providence / The Psalms’ quiet case for musical diversity / How to criticize your pastor / A new day / Take every thought captive / Sitting on suitcases / Kindle deals / and more.

  • The Means and the End

    The Means and the End

    There is a crucial distinction between means and ends. Ends are the goals we have set our hearts on, while means represent the habits or disciplines through which we can realistically hope to attain those goals.

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    Weekend A La Carte (June 22)

    A La Carte: Motherhood / An open letter to dads about gentle parenting / How do I navigate a painful breakup? / More wonderful than being beautiful / Three reasons to show up to the prayer meeting / and more.