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Tuesday June 10, 2008

What I Want for Father’s Day
You know by now that I’m an Amazon deal hunter. I thought this was a particularly good one–a one day sale on a $400 men’s watch that knocks it down to $99 (with free one-day shipping).


Rick Warren’s 10 Commandments
Here are Rick Warren’s 10 Commandments for Ministry Staff. This is wise counsel!


Rediscovering the Psalms
At Reformation21 Joe Holland has a good article about rediscovering the Psalms.


An Idea Whose Time Has Come
This blogger presents the periodic table of elements and asks which of them we should tax next (since Carbon is now being widely taxed).


Christianity Today Relishes Sexual Perversion
Ted Slater of Boundless fame takes on Christianity Today and their positive review of “Sex and the City.” “Your defense is a study in spin and Straw Man fallacies. You insist that you were simply “reviewing” the film. No, you are promoting it.”


Five Hindrances to Self-Control
“Here are five reasons that we struggle so much with it, five hindrances to self-control…”


Reforming the Pew
Thabiti Anyabwile introduces his forthcoming book “What Is A Healthy Church Member?”


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    This week the blog is sponsored by Moody Publishers and this post is adapted from The Kindness of God by Nate Pickowicz (© 2024). Published by Moody Publishers. Used by permission. Just like the Old Testament, the New Testament teaches that this wonderful salvation is extended to us as a kindness. Paul opens his letter…

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  • Lets Hear It For the Second Parents

    Let’s Hear It For the Second Parents

    While today we tend to associate step-parents with divorce, in previous centuries they were almost exclusively associated with death and with either widow- or widowerhood. In an era in which lifespans were shorter and, therefore, a greater number of parents died while their children were still young, there was a distinct and honored role for…

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    A La Carte (June 17)

    A La Carte: Honor good fathers and bad fathers alike? / Don’t give up, dad / How I respond to pride month / 5 myths about the pro-life movement / A seminar on biblical counseling / How do I know if I’m one of the elect? / Kindle deals / and more.

  • The Glorious End without the Difficult Means

    The Glorious End without the Difficult Means

    Just as Olympic athletes cannot realistically expect to win a gold medal unless they strictly discipline themselves toward victory, Christians cannot hope to prevail in the Christian life unless they take a serious, disciplined approach to it. Yet lurking in the background is always the temptation to hope that we can have the result of…

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    Weekend A La Carte (June 15)

    A La Carte: Learn to rest in God’s justice / 3 reasons why your small group is not a church / How can I be a godly father? / Gender in the void / Are images of Christ OK? / The getting of wisdom / and more.