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Real-World Church – White Horse Inn has a review of the book SimChurch and by looking at the book they say some useful things about the importance of separating the virtual from the real.

How to Leave Comments – I enjoyed this comic. Writing is so therapeutic. So is making a sandwich.

Amish Technology – This is a really good article if you can make it all the way through (it’s a longer one). The author takes the time to explain why the Amish draw the seemingly-strange lines they do when it comes to technology.

The Busers on Biem – I really enjoyed watching this video of a family that has set out to build a ministry in Papua New Guinea. This article offers some interesting background.

The 15 Best Things – Here are the 15 best things Warren Buffet has said about investing.

The Responsibility of Wealth – Craig Groeschel writes about generosity, wealth and why the two are necessarily related.

With Every Blow – Be sure to check out this powerful video which explores persecution in Romania during the time of Ceausescu. T-Wax rounds up some of the best quotes.

Persecution is no novelty … the offence of the cross will never cease till all flesh shall see the salvation of God.

—William S. Plumer

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    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.