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Dana Key – I was sorry to hear that Dana Key of Degarmo & Key fame died this past weekend. I used to love listening to his music back in my younger days. Good memories.

Digital Overtaking Print – Sony has boldly predicted that within five years there will be more digital content sold than physical content (music, books, periodicals, etc, etc). We’re on the cusp of a media revolution here.

C.S. Lewis Biography – This is exciting news: “Alister McGrath, internationally-known apologist, educator and bestselling author, is writing a definitive biography of C. S. Lewis, coming from Tyndale House Publishers in 2013, the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Lewis.”

Your Brain on Computers – I’ve been posting a lot of articles like this lately, but I think this is an issue we need to be thinking about.

Pious Rapper Helps Resurrect Bat – OK, mostly I like the headline. But the story’s okay too, especially if you’re a baseball fan.

Toronto Pastors Conference – You’re running out of time to sign up for the Toronto Pastors Conference. If you’re a pastor and you are in or near Toronto, you’ll want to check it out. The theme is “Gospel Connections: Keeping the Death and Resurrection of Jesus at the Centre of Everything.”

Church Names in the US – Here are some interesting facts about churches in the US, including which names are most common, which saints lend their names to the most churches, and so on.

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    Weekend A La Carte (February 24)

    A La Carte: Wherever he leads, he’ll go / Britain’s loneliest sheep / Helping your teen with porn / How do the Arminian and Calvinist views of election differ? / Exposing the good in digital distractions / Kindle deals / and more.

  • Free Stuff Fridays (Coram Deo Pastors Conference)

    This week the blog and this giveaway are sponsored by the Coram Deo Pastors Conference. Dear brother pastor, In a spirit of prayerful expectation, I want to invite you to the Coram Deo Pastors Conference. This new event is hosted by Clearly Reformed (a new ministry I help to lead) and Christ Covenant Church (where…

  • The Kindness of God

    God’s Goodness in a Cruel World

    There is much to love and appreciate about our God, much for which we ought to give him praise and thanks. One of the attributes we may consider too seldom is his goodness, and as an aspect or component of his goodness, his kindness. And that is the subject of

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    A La Carte (February 23)

    A La Carte: Order, preparation, and the Spirit’s leading / Desecration at St. Patrick’s Cathedral / Why did God stigmatize the disabled? / Who would I be if I was happy? / 7 parenting errors that can influence adult children to leave the faith / and more.

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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…