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To Save a Life
I found this review interesting. Writing for the National Post, Barry Hertz writes a scathing review of what he calls the “faithsploitation” genre of film.

Uncle Jay Explains
Once again Uncle Jay explains the week’s news.

Songs that Celebrate the Resurrection
Bob Kauflin provides a list of songs that celebrate Christ’s resurrection. “Because we tend to sing a high percentage of songs about the resurrection on Easter Sunday, I thought I’d take the opportunity to suggest some songs I’ve become aware of that highlight the resurrection, especially in view of the cross.”

Is It Moral To Walk Away From Your Home Loan?
Gene Edward Veith looks at this question. “Lots and lots of homeowners are “underwater.” That is, they owe more on their houses than they are worth. Brett Arends, writing in the Wall Street Journal, says that it’s okay to walk away from loans like that…”

Does God Believe in Atheists?
Monergism Books has this title by John Blanchard on sale today.


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  • Leadership

    We Need Qualified Leadership

    A few days ago I happened upon the page of an especially mega-sized megachurch. The church is about to undergo a leadership transition from an older man to a younger one and a page on the site lays out the process through which this new pastor was chosen. I read with a morbid kind of…

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    A La Carte (June 21)

    A La Carte: Making tea and holding hands for the sake of the gospel / When Christian groups subvert religious liberty of Christians / How busy should I be? / 5 ways people worship themselves / A backwards birth into heaven / A new systematic theology / and more.

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    A La Carte (June 20)

    A La Carte: How to support the caregivers in your church / What we gain in following Jesus / The way we feel is not necessarily the way it is / The power and danger of habit / The man who introduced American Evangelicals to C.S. Lewis / and more.

  • Do Not Envy the Wicked

    Do You Envy the Wicked?

    It takes a long time for sinful instincts to become pure, for tendencies toward what is evil to be transformed into tendencies toward what is good, lovely, and pleasing to God. The man who quits drugs will still react when he catches a whiff and the woman who gave up alcoholism will still struggle when…

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    A La Carte (June 19)

    A La Carte: The golden rule for hard conversations / Seven reasons you shouldn’t ignore beauty / The early church on entertainment / The uselessness of prayer / A thousand wheels of providence / Impossible, hard, and easy / and more.