A La Carte (April 20)

Today’s Kindle deals include several titles from the Christian market and also a few from the general market.

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You Can’t Love Missions without Loving the Local Church

There’s lots to ponder in this article.

Do I Need To Ask Forgiveness Every Time? (Video)

Dr. Stephen Wellum answers a common question: “If Jesus already died for my sins, why do I need to pray for forgiveness every time I sin?”

The Roller Coaster Effect of Ministry

This article may be helpful to people involved in ministry and witnessing the roller coaster effect that comes with it.

The Symbol of the Frontier

The mustang, once the symbol of the frontier, has become a massive nuisance.

What Your Biology Teacher Didn’t Tell You About Charles Darwin

“Whatever your views on origins and evolution, we can hopefully all agree that, at present, we give far too much honor to the British thinker who justified genocide.”

6 Tech Habits Changing the American Home

I think just about every parent today feels overwhelmed by the sheer volume of digital technology in our lives and homes.

We Need More Parlour Preachers

“As long at there have been Christian witnesses there have been temptations toward evangelistic apathy. The 19th Century English pastor and author writes in his book, The Christian Ministry, that we need more ‘parlour preaching.’ He defines this as ‘the ability to introduce the subject of religion seasonably and acceptably into social intercourse’.”

Flashback: The Messy Matter of Motives

I find one of the trickiest matters of Christian living to be the matter of motives. I often find myself wondering why I do the things I do. Just as often, I find myself wondering why I do not do those things I refuse to do.

The more obscene symbol in human history is the Cross; yet in its ugliness it remains the most eloquent testimony to human dignity. —R.C. Sproul