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Ligonier National Conference – The 2012 Ligonier National Conference, “The Christian Mind,” starts today at 1pm EST. During the conference R.C. Sproul will be joined by Sinclair Ferguson, Michael Horton, Steven Lawson, Albert Mohler, and others. Together they’ll consider the importance of building a Christian worldview, the role of education in the Christian life, science and God’s natural revelation, defending the faith, and many other topics. You can watch it all live online.

Theological Commons – I may have linked to this before, but it’s worth the bookmark. Princeton has some 50,000 theological works available to read online through a slick reader.

Receiving Criticism – Mark Altrogge writes about how to receive critcism like a champ. “I don’t love to be criticized or critiqued. I must admit, I don’t love ‘input’.”

Trek4TEF – In March of 2013 twenty adventurers will support The Elisha Foundation [A ministry I love!] by trekking from Lukla, Nepal to Everest Base Camp at the foot of the highest mountain in the world. This team, including two able bodied disabled participants, will push themselves to trek 16 days to more than 18,000 feet to raise money for TEF’s ministry to the disabled community and their families.

Family-Safe Movies – Bob Waliszewski has reviewed hundreds and hundreds of movies for Focus on the Family. Here he posts a list of his favorte family-safe movies.

iWallet – Your wallet may be the next victim of the digital explosion. Digital wallets are coming soon…

Christ comes with a blessing in each hand; forgiveness in one, holiness in the other.

—A.W. Pink

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    A Freak of Nature (and Nurture)

    We are probably so accustomed to seeing bonsai trees that we don’t think much about them. But have you ever paused to consider how strange and freakish they really are?

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  • Unite in Prayer with Persecuted Believers

    This week the blog is sponsored by Help The Persecuted. “Can I have a Bible?” The guard studied Qasem. “If you paint the walls of every cell in this prison, I’ll get you a Bible.” “Where is the paint?” And so Qasem, enduring what would ultimately be a three-year sentence for running house churches throughout…

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