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A La Carte (9/21)

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The Most Dangerous Person at Your Church – “Sure, we all can spot the unbeliever who doesn’t fluently speak the language of Zion, we can identify the person from doctrinally anemic backgrounds because they keep cutting themselves with the sharp knives in the theology drawer, and of course any Calvinist can sniff out an Arminian within 20 seconds. But I submit that these types of people are not the most dangerous people that attend your church. At least, they are not in my experience.”

Questions for Better Care – “People often fail to ask their doctors questions that could lead to fewer medical errors and better outcomes—and doctors don’t routinely encourage them to do so. That’s despite years of efforts to improve doctor-patient communication.”

White Pass & Yukon – This is an amazing photo gallery from the White Pass & Yukon Railroad.

How You Spend Your Day – The American Time Use Survey asks thousands of American residents to recall every minute of a day. Here is how people over age 15 spent their time in 2008…

Overcoming Sexual Sin – Bob Kellemen shows how Jesus dealt with sexual sin not as an addiction but as a worship disorder.

Family Worship – Reformation Heritage Books has several titles on sale that deal with family worship.

A ministry that is college-trained but not Spirit-filled works no miracles.

—Samuel Chadwick

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    This week Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. For the Church Institute is a free online platform from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary designed to provide free and accessible theological training to equip, encourage, and edify local churches. Courses may be taken as a self-paced individual or as a group within your…

  • A Field Guide on Gender and Sexuality

    A Field Guide on Gender and Sexuality

    God’s design for gender and sexuality is fixed and unchanging. The way he created us is the way he means for us to live. The instruction he provides in the Bible is all we need to understand his purpose and live it out in a way that honors and pleases him. The wisdom he provides…

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    A La Carte: Does Christian sex need rescuing? / 15 resolves for interpersonal conflicts / How senior pastors can help associate pastors / it’s okay to be okay / Don’t be proud of what you had no say in / How sweet! / Kindle deals / and more.

  • Protecting the Family Name

    Protecting the Family Name

    It is a conversation I had with my son-in-law while he was pursuing my daughter and expressing his interest in marrying her. It is a conversation I will need to have with a second son-in-law if the day comes when he expresses his interest in marrying my other daughter. It is a conversation about the…