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A La Carte (April 17)

Today’s Kindle deals include some recommended titles by Lydia Brownback, James White, and a few other notable authors.

He Is Not Dead

It’s a day past Easter, but still a good time to reflect on the seven victories it represents.

The Historical Evidence

Also, Simon Gathercole examines the historical evidence for Jesus, then concludes with a bang: “These abundant historical references leave us with little reasonable doubt that Jesus lived and died. The more interesting question – which goes beyond history and objective fact – is whether Jesus died and lived.”

The Gospel According to EnChroma

Stephen McAlpine reflects on EnChroma glasses (which right color blindness) and asks, “What if the world we see right now in all its blazing colour is but a pale, anaemic, washed out version of the world that is coming?”

Tricky Birds (Video)

Did you know that some birds trick others into doing all their parenting for them? This video explains.

Will Editing Your Baby’s Genes Be Mandatory?

Here’s an ethical dilemma that may be coming our way soon. After all, it’s usually not long between when we can do something and when we are forced to do something.

Why Are There Bibles in Hotel Rooms? (Video)

Here’s a great tradition that seems very, very unlikely to last.

The Need for Cultural Humility

Our pride knows no bounds and even extends to our view of culture and our inability to see our own cultural blindness.

In He Is Me

I enjoyed this reflection on the beauty of our union with Christ.

Flashback: 7 Books I Would Definitely Read

A friend once asked me, “What really good books have not yet been written?” I thought about it for a little while and came up with 7 books I would definitely read.

I cannot think of why any thinking Christian would not want to study theology.

—D.A. Carson

  • Tell Me

    Why Didn’t You Tell Me?

    If you have spent any time at all on YouTube, you have probably seen videos of people hearing for the first time or people seeing color for the first time—videos of people who, through the miracles of modern science, have senses restored that had either been missing altogether or that had become dull through illness…

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    A La Carte (February 26)

    A La Carte: How not to apply the Bible / 30 people in the New Testament confirmed / Taylor Swift and Christianity / But I did everything right / 10 reasons the Old Testament matters to Christians / Kindle deals / and more.

  • We All Have To Do With God

    We All Have To Do With God

    Every one of us must deal with God. Every one of us must, at some time, face God. Every one of us must be prepared to give an account to God. For, as Scripture says, “Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto…

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    Weekend A La Carte (February 24)

    A La Carte: Wherever he leads, he’ll go / Britain’s loneliest sheep / Helping your teen with porn / How do the Arminian and Calvinist views of election differ? / Exposing the good in digital distractions / Kindle deals / and more.

  • Free Stuff Fridays (Coram Deo Pastors Conference)

    This week the blog and this giveaway are sponsored by the Coram Deo Pastors Conference. Dear brother pastor, In a spirit of prayerful expectation, I want to invite you to the Coram Deo Pastors Conference. This new event is hosted by Clearly Reformed (a new ministry I help to lead) and Christ Covenant Church (where…

  • The Kindness of God

    God’s Goodness in a Cruel World

    There is much to love and appreciate about our God, much for which we ought to give him praise and thanks. One of the attributes we may consider too seldom is his goodness, and as an aspect or component of his goodness, his kindness. And that is the subject of