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Lessons Learned Behind the Microphone – Now that Al Mohler has recorded his final radio show, he takes time to reflect on what he learned through all those years. He also shares what’s ahead.

What Is the Gospel? – Greg Gilbert’s book What Is the Gospel? is available free for Kindle and iBooks. This is a limited time kind of thing, so don’t dawdle!

DVD Sale – Desiring God has all of their DVDs on sale this month. And while we’re on the subject of DVDs by great ministries, Ligonier Ministries will send you R.C. Sproul’s Chosen by God DVD series for a donation of any amount. Click here to check it out.

Back to North Korea – “Like most North Koreans, Son Jong Nam knew next to nothing about Christianity when he fled to neighboring China in 1998.Eleven years later, he died back in North Korea in prison, reportedly tortured to death for trying to spread the Gospel in his native land, armed with 20 bibles and 10 cassette tapes of hymns. He was 50.” (HT:Z)

Questions to Ask About Global Warming – JT links to a very useful video that shares questions Christians should ask about global warming.

Vuvezela Concert – This is both amusing and horrifying:

Your Hands by JJ Heller – This, on the other hand, is just plain beautiful.

K-LOVE – JJ Heller “Your Hands” LIVE from K-LOVE Radio on Vimeo.

  • Three Respectable Sins of Pastors

    Three Respectable Sins of Pastors

    Over the past few years, there has been a lot of attention given to the ways that pastors may abuse their parishioners. Such attention is appropriate and every pastor ought to prayerfully guard himself against such abusive behaviors. Every church leadership structure ought to build rigorous systems of accountability and follow biblical guidelines in the…

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    A La Carte (May 29)

    A La Carte: A coward’s guide to evangelism / The great dechurching will hurt poor people / The unique experiences of pastors / Three words for Christian parents / Save the world, have a baby / The conquest of Canaan / Kindle and book deals.

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    A La Carte (May 28)

    A La Carte: What to do with the nice things people say / Old age syndromes to avoid / The amazing navigation skills of the dung beetle / 7 kinds of sacrifices / Hope in the grief of dementia / and more.

  • Managing Kingdom Causes with Sound Business Principles 

    This week the blog is sponsored by Redeemer University. The word “management” conjures up images of executives leading large corporations with the goal of generating wealth for shareholders. Think of “sustainability” and the lens widens to benefiting other stakeholders like customers, suppliers, community, and the environment. Now, broaden your view even wider. Pan out–way out!…

  • Comparative Suffering

    Comparative Suffering

    It is something you tend to hear a lot when you have endured a time of significant sorrow or suffering: “I know it’s nothing compared to yours, but…” We have a natural tendency to compare—to compare our experiences to another person’s and to rank or rate them accordingly. The person who has suffered the loss…

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    A La Carte (May 27)

    A La Carte: Critical dynamics of criticism / Behind Jordan Peterson’s teaching is his own humanistic agenda / The Christian’s keystone habit / Getting out of the burnout pit / Is salvation by faith unfair to those who never hear of him? / That portrait of King Charles / Kindle deals / and more.