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A La Carte (April 1)

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Ministering to the Sexually Broken – This month’s interview in Tabletalk magazine is with John Freeman of Harvest USA and deals with ministering to the sexually broken.

How Autism Can Land You a Job – WSJ reports that some employers increasingly are viewing autism as an asset and not a deficiency in the workplace.

Cruciform’s Easter Sale – Cruciform Press has two short, inspiring books that can help you meditate on the glorious salvation secured by our resurrected Savior. Use them for pre-Easter reading or to give to others for outreach. You may also be interested in Redeeming Church Conflict by Tara Barthel & Dan Edling which is just $6.98 at Amazon.

The Love Life of John Knox – “It isn’t often that someone in the rough and tumble of ministry in Reformation Scotland would even think of finding a wife. But our Presbyterian founder, John Knox himself, found in God’s providence, two wives who were willing to take his life as their own.”

Cutting to the Heart of Self-Injury – I find cutting and other forms of self-injury one of the most perplexing practices. This article deals with it well.

Sleep Your Way to Success – As a chronic insomniac, this one hurts a bit. But David’s right: “it’s not just sleep your way to success, but sleep your way to health, strength, and happiness.”


He whose head is in heaven need not fear to put his feet into the grave.

—Matthew Henry

  • Trusting Jesus in The Public Square 

    This week the blog is sponsored by Moody Publishers. Parents have a biblical responsibility to protect their children not only from physical harm but also from spiritual harm. It is entirely appropriate and right for a parent to wrestle with whether they want to allow their child to continue to have a friendship with a…

  • that First Sports Bet

    Young Man, Don’t Even Make that First Sports Bet

    It’s impossible to avoid the advertising and impossible to miss the claims. Sports are great, they say, but do you know what makes them even better? Adding a little wager. Sports are exciting, they say, but even more exciting when you’ve got a bit of money riding on them. So why not enjoy them all…

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    A La Carte (June 10)

    A La Carte: Feminism’s patriarchs / Thank you, parents, for your Sunday faithfulness / Godly sorrow vs worldly sorrow / Being transformed from the inside out / What if everyone at your church was like you? / The gift and skill of praise in lament / Kindle deals / and more.

  • Not a Life of Ease

    It’s Not a Life of Ease

    You can’t read the New Testament and fail to understand that the Christian life was never meant to be a life of ease. Each of us will encounter adversity and adversaries, and each of us will have to wage war against our fearsome foes— the world, the flesh, and the devil. Then, each of us…

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    Weekend A La Carte (June 8)

    A La Carte: Fighting for faith when doubts abound / The incredible blessing of my father’s final months / Why you can’t let yourself feel content / The means of doing much good / Bible translations are for people / Kindle deals / and more.

  • Free Stuff Fridays (TWR)

    This giveaway is sponsored by TWR, also known as Trans World Radio, whose mission is to reach the world for Christ by mass media so that lasting fruit is produced. TWR is looking for engineering, IT, maintenance and finance specialists to help us tell the story to God’s glory. Explore these and other opportunities here. …