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A La Carte (April 2)

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A Fixation with a Sky Pixie – “In a culture that prizes sophistication, non-judgmentalism, irony and detachment, [Christianity] is to declare yourself intolerant, naive, superstitious and backward.”

Peddlers vs. Pastors – Are you a peddler of God’s word or a pastor of the Word? Here’s how you can tell.

Men for God Conference – If you’re in the Vancouver area, you might be interested in the Men for God conference which I will be speaking at in June.

The Truth of the Cross – The audiobook of R.C. Sproul’s excellent The Truth of the Cross is a free download this week.

Redeeming RapThe Atlantic covers Christian rap and profiles Trip Lee.

Death Has Been Swallowed Up by Death – TGC continues their series on doctrine with a look at the Apostle’s Creed and the trick phrase, “He descended into hell.”

An Unlikely Convert – This month’s issue of Tabletalk magazine has an interview with Rosaria Butterfield.

Spurgeon

Morality may keep you out of jail, but it takes the blood of Jesus Christ to keep you out of hell.

—C.H. Spurgeon

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  • 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

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    A La Carte (February 22)

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    Like an iPhone, Only Much More So

    Can I confess something to you? There’s one thing Aileen does that really bugs me. We will be talking together and enjoying one another’s company. But then, as we chat, I’ll hear the telltale buzz of her phone. And I can tell that I’ve lost her. I can see it in the look on her…