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A La Carte (6/11)

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Not Just a Sinner – “I don’t ever want to hear you say, ‘I’m just a sinner saved by grace!’” I think there’s some wise counsel in this blog post from Trevin Wax.

Summer Reading – Al Mohler has shared his annual summer reading list. There are at least a few on there that I’m going to pick up.

How the NT Books Were Chosen – Here’s a good little refresher on how the books of the New Testament were chosen.

Misdating – I’ve seen a few articles along these lines lately. “Scientists are accused of distorting theory of human evolution by misdating bones. Briton says Spanish researchers are out by 200,000 years and have even got the wrong species.”

The Millennials – “In order to gain a better understanding of the Millenial generation, Glenn T. Stanton and Andrew Hess of Focus on the Family produced a report that ‘examines a number of important aspects of this current generation while comparing it with other recent generations of Americans.’”

Nine times out of ten, declension from God begins in the neglect of private prayer.

—C.H. Spurgeon

  • Evangelize 2024: Growing a Church That Proclaims The Gospel

    This week the blog is sponsored by Matthias Media. Does your evangelistic passion match the New Testament call to proclaim Christ’s name to all people? God calls on us to partner with him in “hastening the coming of the day of God” (2 Pet 3:12) by laboring to make people ready for that day, having…

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    A La Carte (July 22)

    A La Carte: No facts or evidence required / Unity is not the same as total agreement / Christians and magic / Beware of local cults / In the school of contentment / Books by Jen Wilkin / and more.

  • The Hands and Feet of the Bible

    The Hands and Feet of the Bible

    The Bible has life and the Bible brings life because it has been spoken by God. The Bible’s life, its voice, its feet, and hands are the life, voice, feet, and hands of God extended toward his people. For that reason among others it is always worthy of our time, our attention, and our dedication.

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    Weekend A La Carte (July 20)

    A La Carte: The wedding of the century / Why grieving people need a theology of giving / God desires your happiness / Sincere love and hospitality in the church / Real life is a better teacher than social media / and more.

  • Free Stuff Fridays (MBTS)

    This week Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. For the Church Institute is a free online platform from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary designed to provide free and accessible theological training to equip, encourage, and edify local churches. Courses may be taken as a self-paced individual or as a group within your…