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A La Carte (7/31)

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Pray For Your Wife – Listen up, husbands! Mike Leake wants you to join his 31-day challenge of praying for your wife every day. Your wife will love you for it.

The Pope, the Press, and the Predicament – Al Mohler looks at the breathless headlines about the Pope’s new position on homosexuality and declares that the Pope is still Catholic.

Your Technology and Your Spiritual Life – What will happen when we begin to closely integrate our spirituality and technology? John Dyer explores some interesting and perplexing questions.

Borrego Stardance – If you enjoy timelapse videos, you may want to give this one a look. It’s kind of on the trippy side!

Is Eric Metaxas the next Chuck Colson? – From the Washington Post: “Before evangelical leader Chuck Colson fell ill at a conference last year, crumbling at the podium and later dying at the hospital, it was Eric Metaxas who introduced him. At the time, Metaxas seemed primed and ready to become the next Colson — a key leader in the evangelical movement, known for his prison ministry, but also credited with keeping Christians engaged in politics and culture through books, radio and other outlets.”

Souvenirs and Postcards – This week only Andrew Osenga is giving away his EP Souvenirs and Postcards.

The less we read the Word of God, the less we desire to read it, and the less we pray, the less we desire to pray.

—George Muller

  • Free Stuff Fridays (Moody Publishers)

    This giveaway is sponsored by Moody Publishers. Attention all Bible scholars, believers in the power of faith, and lovers of the Word! Learn about God’s divine mercy and compassion with our exclusive Bible Study Giveaway. Win the ultimate bible study library including Overflowing Mercies by author and Bible teacher Craig Allen Cooper. This giveaway also…

  • 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.