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A La Carte (April 15)

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Where Are They?

I appreciated this short, sweet, comforting reflection from Ed Welch.

Three Things Pastors Can’t Do Too Much

Jared Wilson: “I’m not a big fan of overdoing it. Not a huge proponent of overcooking your sermons, overproducing your worship service. But there are a few things I think pastors probably could do more of than they already do, no matter how much they already do.”

He Shall Reign

You may be interested in downloading this free study on Daniel from Alistair Begg. (Or this one on Ruth.)

6 Reasons Why the Church Is Not Singing

Josh Buice suggests 6 reasons why the church is not singing—or at least not singing like she used to.

When Tests Detect Birth Defects

This is not the least bit surprising, is it? “New research suggests women who terminate their pregnancies because of an abnormal prenatal test may be aborting perfectly healthy babies.”

This Day in 1892. 124 years ago today, Corrie ten Boom was born. She was known for her devotional writing and for hiding Jewish refugees in her home during World War II. *

Six Questions About Physician-Assisted Death

My friend Ewan Goligher wrote a really good peace for The National Post (a national newspaper) about why he, as a physician, objects to physician-assisted death.

Accused MK Counterfeiter Asks To Be Released to YWAM

Here’s a bizarre story as reported by Christianity Today. “A man on trial for allegedly heading a $2 million international counterfeiting ring has asked to be released into the care of Youth With a Mission (YWAM) while he awaits trial in Pennsylvania.”

Does Grammar Matter?

Me sure hopes so.

Packer

To be right with God the judge is a great thing, but to be loved and cared for by God the Father is greater.

—J.I. Packer

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