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ESV Bible + – The ESV Bible + app for iPhones and iPad is now available. In addition to the ESV, it contains the ESV Study Bible and the ESV audio.

The God That Failed – Carl Trueman writes just a few words about Anne Rice’s recent statement that she can no longer call herself a Christian. He touches on one thing I haven’t seen anyone else mention, but which interested me–the medium through which Rice communicated her message.

The Web’s New Gold Mine: Your Secrets – An interesting article from the Wall Street Journal. “One of the fastest-growing businesses on the Internet, a Wall Street Journal investigation has found, is the business of spying on Internet users.”

Free @ Christian Audio – This month’s free audio book from ChristianAudio is Tim Keller’s Ministries of Mercy.

New from Jars of Clay – Jars of Clay has released a new EP that may interest you. It consists of recent live recordings of songs from their debut album.

Joel Osteen – Joel Osteen recently preached on the evils of pork. It’s…epic. Tens of thousands of people go to church to hear him preach about pork.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aU5kek3D-4I&hl=en_US&fs=1?color1=0x2b405b&color2=0x6b8ab6

  • Lets Hear It For the Second Parents

    Let’s Hear It For the Second Parents

    While today we tend to associate step-parents with divorce, in previous centuries they were almost exclusively associated with death and with either widow- or widowerhood. In an era in which lifespans were shorter and, therefore, a greater number of parents died while their children were still young, there was a distinct and honored role for…

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    A La Carte (June 17)

    A La Carte: Honor good fathers and bad fathers alike? / Don’t give up, dad / How I respond to pride month / 5 myths about the pro-life movement / A seminar on biblical counseling / How do I know if I’m one of the elect? / Kindle deals / and more.

  • The Glorious End without the Difficult Means

    The Glorious End without the Difficult Means

    Just as Olympic athletes cannot realistically expect to win a gold medal unless they strictly discipline themselves toward victory, Christians cannot hope to prevail in the Christian life unless they take a serious, disciplined approach to it. Yet lurking in the background is always the temptation to hope that we can have the result of…

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    Weekend A La Carte (June 15)

    A La Carte: Learn to rest in God’s justice / 3 reasons why your small group is not a church / How can I be a godly father? / Gender in the void / Are images of Christ OK? / The getting of wisdom / and more.

  • Making Good Return

    Making Good Return

    I don’t think I am overstating the matter when I say that this has the potential to be one of the most important books you will read. It’s a book that may shape years of your life and transform the way you carry out one of the key roles God assigns to you…

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    A La Carte (June 14)

    A La Carte: 3 steps to find your voice / 7 things good dads say / One day leads to another / Let’s stop hyper-spiritualizing counseling / Enjoying the many flavors of the Word / What I wish you understood about the ethnic-specific church / and more.