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Monday June 2, 2008

Third Day Grace’s Billboard’s Cover
Third Day is the first band ever to grace the cover of Billboard Magazine. Click to see the cover and read the story.


The World’s Biggest Bookstore?
Here’s a news report on what may be the world’s biggest bookstore…or close to it anyways. And it’s all hidden away on a farm. “Lenore & Lloyd Dickmans’ bookstore is set on a farm, and the books take up 12 buildings, one of which was built from a slurry tank that once brimmed with cow manure. ” (HT: JC)


Ten for the History Books–Summer Reading
Dr. Mohler has posted some suggested summer reading. I read a few of his suggestions last year and enjoyed them a lot.


Paying for Our Polluting Ways
The National Post outlines some of the ways politicians are suggesting we do penance for creating carbon. Though the article is set in a Canadian context, the policies transcend borders.


June Desktop Wallpaper
Here are some options for prettying up your computer for June.


  • 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.

  • Our Salvation Through Christ

    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…