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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

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    Weekend A La Carte (March 2)

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  • Free Stuff Fridays (Help The Persecuted)

    This weeks giveaway is sponsored by Help The Persecuted. Help The Persecuted rescues, restores, and rebuilds the lives of persecuted believers in the Islamic World through spiritual support and tangible help. Every week, they send out an email with specific, real-time prayer requests of persecuted believers to their global Prayer Network. You can join the…

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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…

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    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?