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A La Carte (3/15)

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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

  • Making Good Return

    Making Good Return

    I don’t think I am overstating the matter when I say that this has the potential to be one of the most important books you will read. It’s a book that may shape years of your life and transform the way you carry out one of the key roles God assigns to you…

  • A La Carte Friday 2

    A La Carte (June 14)

    A La Carte: 3 steps to find your voice / 7 things good dads say / One day leads to another / Let’s stop hyper-spiritualizing counseling / Enjoying the many flavors of the Word / What I wish you understood about the ethnic-specific church / and more.

  • A Whole Batch of New Books for Kids

    A Whole Batch of New Books for Kids

    Every month I put together a roundup of new and notable books for grownup readers. But I also receive a lot of books for kids and like to put together the occasional roundup of these books as well. So today I bring you a whole big batch of new books for kids

  • A La Carte Thursday 1

    A La Carte (June 13)

    A La Carte: Were the earliest Christians illiterate? / Our new religion isn’t enough / Why do evil and suffering exist? / The missing ingredient in too many marriages / Is Genesis literal or allegorical? / The death of fear / and more.

  • Tear Down Build Up

    It’s Easier to Tear Down than Build Up

    In my travels, I encountered a man whose work is demolition. When buildings are old and decrepit, or even when they just need to be removed to make way for others, his job is to destroy them and haul them away. New or old, big or small, plain or fancy—it makes no difference to him.…

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    A La Carte (June 12)

    A La Carte: Does Bach’s music prove the existence of God? / Living from approval, not for approval / A surprising test of true faith / Do you have the support you need to grow? / Who was the “black Spurgeon?” / and more.