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Neither Boys Nor Men – Darrin Patrick shares a couple of ugly statistics in this article. Like this one: “Half of American males between the ages of 18 to 34 play video games every day—for almost 3 hours.”

Mischief in Manhattan – This is an interesting article on the proposed mosque in NYC. It is written by a couple of Canadian Muslims. “When we try to understand the reasoning behind building a mosque at the epicentre of the worst-ever attack on the U.S., we wonder why its proponents don’t build a monument to those who died in the attack?”

Getting Things Done – Matt Perman has some interesting things to say on how David Allen’s Getting Things Done can be improved.

On the Virtue of Wasting Time – Carl Truemen talks about the spiritual benefit of wasting time.

The PowerThe Power is the next book from Rhonda Byrne whose book The Secret was massively popular and massively stupid (all about the New Age Law of Attraction). Check out this trailer for the new book. If this isn’t catering to itchy ears, I don’t know what is.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sbKVdHhz6U?fs=1&hl=en_US&color1=0x3a3a3a&color2=0x999999

  • Unite in Prayer with Persecuted Believers

    This week the blog is sponsored by Help The Persecuted. “Can I have a Bible?” The guard studied Qasem. “If you paint the walls of every cell in this prison, I’ll get you a Bible.” “Where is the paint?” And so Qasem, enduring what would ultimately be a three-year sentence for running house churches throughout…

  • Tell Me

    Why Didn’t You Tell Me?

    If you have spent any time at all on YouTube, you have probably seen videos of people hearing for the first time or people seeing color for the first time—videos of people who, through the miracles of modern science, have senses restored that had either been missing altogether or that had become dull through illness…

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    A La Carte (February 26)

    A La Carte: How not to apply the Bible / 30 people in the New Testament confirmed / Taylor Swift and Christianity / But I did everything right / 10 reasons the Old Testament matters to Christians / Kindle deals / and more.

  • We All Have To Do With God

    We All Have To Do With God

    Every one of us must deal with God. Every one of us must, at some time, face God. Every one of us must be prepared to give an account to God. For, as Scripture says, “Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto…

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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…