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Keeping and Remembering Everything – People continue to grapple with what it means that today we have infinite digital storage available to us, so are keeping and remembering everything. Here’s an interesting article on it.

Indelible Grace – Indelible Grace has a great new site to highlight their music, and especially chords and lead sheets and so on.

The Feminine Mystique at 50 – This year marks the 50th anniversary of Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique. An article at The Gospel Coalition writes about its long-lasting effects.

Farewell to Mariano Rivera – Reading this I found myself thinking about how odd it is, and how satisfying (for some reason) that we grow so attached to our sports heroes.

Sermon Illustrations – Erik Raymond explains why he uses illustrations in his sermons.

Words are cheap. It is by costly, self-denying Christian practice that we show the reality of our faith.

—Jonathan Edwards

  • Our Salvation Through Christ

    This week the blog is sponsored by Moody Publishers and this post is adapted from The Kindness of God by Nate Pickowicz (© 2024). Published by Moody Publishers. Used by permission. Just like the Old Testament, the New Testament teaches that this wonderful salvation is extended to us as a kindness. Paul opens his letter…

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    A La Carte (June 18)

    A La Carte: The pursuit of (which) happiness? / Don’t hastily choose elders / The evangelistic nature of awe / What you read builds who you are / Till he was strong / A father’s threads of living faith / Logos deals / and more.

  • 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.