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A La Carte (8/3)

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J.C. Ryle Quotes
Here’s a new blog that aims “to expose Christians to the writings of J.C. Ryle by providing his Christ-centered quotes Monday-Friday to stir your mind toward the glory of God…” Be sure to subscribe to get your daily bit of Ryle.

The Divine Comedy
The Divine Comedy is this month’s free download at Get it while the getting’s good!

A Girl’s Guide to Marrying Well
Following the success of A Guy’s Guide to Marrying Well, Boundless Magazine is offering A Girl’s Guide to Marrying Well as a free download.

Verse Card Maker
Here’s a great little site that exists to help you make memory verse cards. “The Verse Card Maker is a simple and efficient way to create customized verse cards for scripture memory. The only thing required of the user is a list of references, and then the Verse Card Maker does the rest by fetching the text and returning a fully formatted PDF ready for front and back printing.”

8 Ways Twitter Can Benefit the Christian offers 8 ways that Twitter can benefit the Christian. “Much has been said, and much more I’m confident will be said, as to the negative effects Twitter is having, and will have, upon our world. Not the least of which is the temptation to be narcissistic, or the ability to destroy the English language in 140 characters or less. However, my desire is to share some of the benefits that can accompany the use of Twitter. Some of these benefits may be unique to my experience, whereas others have been ‘tweeted’ to me.”

Piper Quotes
At “The Responsible Puppet” you’ll find a great list of “30 Witticisms from Pastor Piper.” A favorite: “I don’t want to live in this body for the rest of eternity. I can’t see. My wife thinks I can’t hear. I can hear, but my wife thinks I can’t. It’s the fan! It’s the fan!”

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    A La Carte (March 1)

    A La Carte: Rumblings of revival among Gen Z / Addition by subtraction / Seeing red / Burying the talents of the Great Rewarder / Inviting evaluation of your preaching / Book and Kindle deals / and more.

  • New and Notable Books

    New and Notable Christian Books for February 2024

    February is typically a solid month for book releases, and this February was no exception. As the month drew to its close, I sorted through the many (many!) books that came my way this month and arrived at this list of new and notables. In each case, I’ve provided the editorial description to give you…

  • A La Carte Thursday 1

    A La Carte (February 29)

    A La Carte: Is it ever right to lie? / When the “perfect” fit isn’t / An open letter to Christians who doubt / When a baby is a disease / The long view of preaching / and more.

  • A Freak of Nature (and Nurture)

    A Freak of Nature (and Nurture)

    We are probably so accustomed to seeing bonsai trees that we don’t think much about them. But have you ever paused to consider how strange and freakish they really are?

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    A La Carte (February 28)

    A La Carte: Can Christians buy expensive things? / You are probably WEIRDER than you think / Our limits are a gift from God / Big dreams impress. Ordinary faithfulness delivers / The biggest problem in worship education / Children’s books / and more.

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    A La Carte (February 27)

    A La Carte: God doesn’t owe me kindness / Jordan Peterson’s “We Who Wrestle with God” tour / Does your church have an evangelist? / Putting Jesus first in a world of pleasures / Send help. My husband believes in me / and more.