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Things Introverts Dread in Church – I can identify with all of these, though I’ve learned to enjoy at least a couple of them. This is a list of The Top 5 Things Introverts Dread about Church (written so extroverts may understand).

Canada Stops Making Cents – We’re so progressive up here in Canada. We’ve finally done what everyone’s been talking about and have gotten rid of the penny.

Terminology for the Web – This article looks at the way the web is changing our language and adding to our lexicon. And speaking of new words, here are some you may like to add to your vocabulary. They come courtesy of the new volume of the Dictionary of American Regional English.

Gospel Coalition Ontario – A Gospel Coalition conference is coming to Ontario at the end of the month. For those interested, they are now offering day passes as well as conference passes.

Avoid Burnout – David has a really helpful infographic that shares six simple ways to avoid burnout.

History in 15 Cars – Here’s the history of America in fifteen cars.

Aren’t You Being Intolerant? – How can we answer people when they say that we are intolerant? Greg Koukl provides a useful answer.

In Christ Jesus heaven meets earth and earth ascends to heaven.

—Henry Law

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    A La Carte (February 22)

    A La Carte: Ice, wind, and unanswered prayers / Was it all a waste? / Prepping for the impending apocalypse / The best analogy for the Trinity / Getting to stop by woods on a snowy evening / Bible translation and AI / and more.

  • Like an iPhone

    Like an iPhone, Only Much More So

    Can I confess something to you? There’s one thing Aileen does that really bugs me. We will be talking together and enjoying one another’s company. But then, as we chat, I’ll hear the telltale buzz of her phone. And I can tell that I’ve lost her. I can see it in the look on her…

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    A La Carte (February 21)

    A La Carte: When cultural tailwinds become cultural headwinds / Talking with kids about gender issues / Try to be more awkward / Life is more than mountaintop experiences / Tinder / Unpacking “separation of church and state” / and more.

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    A La Carte (February 20)

    A La Carte: How hell motivates holiness / The bond of love / How to love our friends in truth, even when it stings / The distorting power of the prosperity gospel / Thinking about plagues / and more.

  • A Difference Making Ministry for Any Christian

    A Difference-Making Ministry for Any Christian

    The experience of preaching is very different from the front than from the back, when facing the congregation than when facing the preacher. The congregation faces one man who is doing his utmost to be engaging, to hold their attention, and to apply truths that will impact their hearts and transform their lives.

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    A La Carte (February 19)

    A La Carte: Courageous pastors or overbearing leaders? / Jesus didn’t diss the poor / 8 qualities of true revival / Why don’t you talk about the sermon? / The idol of competence / The danger of inhospitality / and more.