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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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  • 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.

  • Do Not Envy the Wicked

    Do You Envy the Wicked?

    It takes a long time for sinful instincts to become pure, for tendencies toward what is evil to be transformed into tendencies toward what is good, lovely, and pleasing to God. The man who quits drugs will still react when he catches a whiff and the woman who gave up alcoholism will still struggle when…

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    A La Carte (June 19)

    A La Carte: The golden rule for hard conversations / Seven reasons you shouldn’t ignore beauty / The early church on entertainment / The uselessness of prayer / A thousand wheels of providence / Impossible, hard, and easy / and more.