A La Carte (4/12)

Before The Next Story released I had a few people send emails to tell me not to link to reviews of the book. They thought this could only be done in arrogance. I disagree. I think (and hope) it’s not pride that leads me to link to reviews. I see it as a form of gratitude to those who took the time to read the book and pen a review. So here are two more: The Gospel Coalition Reviews and David Steele. Both are really encouraging. I know I keep saying that, but seriously, I am surprised and humbled at the positive reception I am seeing. Also, the book should now finally be available (in printed format) at Amazon. I know some have been waiting…

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And now, on to the links…

What Is a Reformed Baptist? – Though I consider myself one, I’ve asked the same question. Mike Dewalt links to a list of potential answers.

Sigh No More – I’ve found Sigh No More by Mumford & Sons a particularly intriguing album. This review at Plugged In puts into words some of what I’m feeling.

A Warm Blanket – Here is a preview of the first post-Charles Schultz Peanuts cartoon.

Happy Birthday Jake – Greg Lucas writes about his son turning 18. “If I had a hundred lives to live, I would live every one of them as Jake’s dad, and I would choose to stand in no other place…rather, I would choose to run in no other race, than the perfect providence of God’s great grace.”

Useless – This is an interesting short film. A wee bit cliche, but still good. Note: the word damn is used once.

Old Cell Phone – They don’t make ’em like they used to.

Let family worship be short, savoury, simple, plain, tender, heavenly. –Richard Cecil