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MacArthur ESV Study Bible
Crossway has officially announced that the MacArthur Study Bible is coming in the ESV. You can watch this video to see MacArthur introduce it.

The Importance of Seminary Training
Speaking of MacArthur, he and three others answered this question yesterday at the Shepherds’ Conference: “What is the importance of seminary training?”

Math of Publishing Meets the E-Book
This article from the New York Times looks at the way publishers make money through printed books and e-books. It reveals some of the challenges facing publishers as the realities of publishing change.

Witnessing at the Olympics
I was glad to read this great report from AIG on their evangelistic efforts during the Olympics. “The local residents and the international sports fans who assembled in Vancouver were very hospitable to our witnessing team. Over 92,000 people stopped to take our specially produced evangelistic booklets, ‘The Gold Rush,’ and many paused to hear a gospel message from our team members.”

Beginning with God
This book, geared toward exploring the Bible with very young children, looks quite interesting. “Beginning with God helps parents with young children to explore the Bible with their child. This book provides a simple way to start your child in a regular habit of reading God’s Word and growing to know God, who loves them.” Visit the link to download samples, etc.

It’s a Conspiracy
This is good for an early-morning laugh.


  • 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.

  • Free Stuff Fridays (Moody Publishers)

    This giveaway is sponsored by Moody Publishers. Attention all Bible scholars, believers in the power of faith, and lovers of the Word! Learn about God’s divine mercy and compassion with our exclusive Bible Study Giveaway. Win the ultimate bible study library including Overflowing Mercies by author and Bible teacher Craig Allen Cooper. This giveaway also…

  • 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.