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A La Carte (9/23)

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More About Harsh Language
If you read last week’s exchange between Nathan Busenitz and Doug Wilson, you’ll want to read this follow-up by Busenitz.


Can’t You Take a Joke?
Wired writes about the man who invented the emoticon. 🙂


The Cross: Can We Have More?
Darryl Dash reflects on Brian McLaren’s understanding of the gospel and pleads for more of the cross.


Children as the Ultimate Experience
Owen Strachan writes about two articles, one by Mohler and one by Driscoll, that discuss the importance of the family as constructed and formed by the Bible.


R.I.P. Emerging Church
The term “emerging church” has already fallen out of favor among those who once used it as a descriptor for themselves. “Now comes word from recognized leaders and voices within the emerging church movement that the term has become so polluted that it is being dropped.”


The Prince’s Poison Cup
The Prince’s Poison Cup is a forthcoming children’s book written by R.C. Sproul (and with great illustrations by Justin Gerard). The Ligonier blog shares some information about it.


Quick Links:
Ending is Beginning
Kathryn Scott: I Belong
Using God’s Will to Manipulate


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