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Deep Roots Library – I really like what I’m seeing out of Deep Roots Library, which “exists to serve the Church by making writings from Christian history accessible, readable, affordable, and searchable. We believe that there is great value in fellowship among believers, even if they are centuries removed from where we are today.” Today only you can get 25 ebooks for free just for visiting the site.

6 Principles for Giving – Are you wiser than a miser? This article from Clint Archer provides six principles for giving your money generously.

Measuring the Universe – The Royal Observatory in Greenwich describes the process of measuring things that are very, very big and/or very, very far away.

Credo Magazine – A new issue of Credo Magazine is now available (for free). “The title of this May’s issue … is “Chosen by Grace.” Contributors include : Timothy George, Paul Helm, Matthew Barrett, Bruce Ware, Fred Zaspel, Greg Gilbert, Thomas Nettles, R. Scott Clark, David Murray, Thomas Schreiner, Graham Cole, Greg Forster, and many others.”

Quotes from Pastor Meyer – This blogger creates regular roundups of funny things John Piper says. “Now that the vote is in and Pastor Jason is being called to be our new pastor (with 99% affirming the call), I have compiled the amusing quotes from Pastor Meyer’s season of candidating and posted them here.”

What Shall I Preach on Next? – Here’s a helpful article for pastors. It gives some guidance on how to choose what you’ll preach next.

What we think about when we are free to think about what we will – that is what we are or will soon become.

—A.W. Tozer

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    A La Carte (March 1)

    A La Carte: Rumblings of revival among Gen Z / Addition by subtraction / Seeing red / Burying the talents of the Great Rewarder / Inviting evaluation of your preaching / Book and Kindle deals / and more.

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    New and Notable Christian Books for February 2024

    February is typically a solid month for book releases, and this February was no exception. As the month drew to its close, I sorted through the many (many!) books that came my way this month and arrived at this list of new and notables. In each case, I’ve provided the editorial description to give you…

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    A La Carte (February 29)

    A La Carte: Is it ever right to lie? / When the “perfect” fit isn’t / An open letter to Christians who doubt / When a baby is a disease / The long view of preaching / and more.

  • A Freak of Nature (and Nurture)

    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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    A La Carte (February 28)

    A La Carte: Can Christians buy expensive things? / You are probably WEIRDER than you think / Our limits are a gift from God / Big dreams impress. Ordinary faithfulness delivers / The biggest problem in worship education / Children’s books / and more.

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    A La Carte (February 27)

    A La Carte: God doesn’t owe me kindness / Jordan Peterson’s “We Who Wrestle with God” tour / Does your church have an evangelist? / Putting Jesus first in a world of pleasures / Send help. My husband believes in me / and more.