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A La Carte (9/4)

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Christians and Government
Pulpit blog takes on “Christians and Government” and does so at a good time.


Tabletalk Online
Ligonier Ministries is offering their issue on the New Atheism in full online through a nifty online reader.


Cooling is Caused by Warming
“Forget global warming – the latest problem is global cooling. Conservation group WWF has blamed climate change for the coldest August in Sydney for more than 60 years.”


Trig Paxson Van Palin
I really enjoyed this little article from National Review.


Screwtape in Chicago
After selling out shows in Washington and New York, Max McLean’s production of The Screwtape Letters is heading to Chicago in October.


Partnership and Perseverance
Timmy Brister reports on Lakeshore Baptist Church and damage done to it by Gustav. This is a church that suffered greatly after Katrina as well.


Toronto Pastors Fellowship
Toronto-area pastors (and non-pastors) may wish to take note of Toronto Pastors Fellowship. This fellowship and conference is sponsored by my church and the first meeting will take place on September 22.


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    We Who Are So Ordinary

    A couple of years ago I listened to an interview with a critic of Christianity. He was a person who claimed to love Christ, yet who seemed to have little use for Christ’s church and little good to say about Christ’s people. There was one critique that especially stood out to me

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    What Is the Best Thing In Life?

    Any time we consider the spiritual disciplines, or means of grace, it is crucial that we remember not only the great purpose of these habits but also the great blessing they represent. We were made to know God and to be known by God. We were made in the image of God to have a…

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    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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