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A La Carte (April 27)

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Good day my friends!

There are once again some good Kindle deals to look at.

Elon Musk Bought Twitter: So What?

Chris Martin ponders Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter. “If you find yourself jumping for joy or drowning in tears amid Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter, maybe you should be a bit more concerned about what this says about you than what Musk could mean for Twitter.”

Does God Change His Mind?

Does God change his mind? This article from Ligonier answers the question well.

We Are Still Young

I enjoyed this glimpse of a far-off part of the world. “Gornaya Maevka—Mountain Gathering—is a village neighboring the Tien Shan Mountains. It’s a space where snow almost blinds you and a lack of cars makes you feel deaf, a town far too disorienting for its modest size. It’s mostly made up of vacant summer homes, lined in such a way that only locals can really navigate it.”

At least I’m still good for something

This is a sweet meditation on usefulness in our final years.

Themelios 47.1

The latest issue of Themelios has 229 pages of editorials, articles, and book reviews for you to read for free.

“I’m So Sorry” — “Thank You”

Rebekah Matt writes about thank you notes, but about a lot more as well.

Flashback: The Hottest Thing at Church Today

As Christianity Today says, “Despite a new wave of contemporary church buzzwords like relational, relevant, and intentional, people who show up on Sundays are looking for the same thing that has long anchored most services: preaching centered on the Bible.” Praise God.

Sorrow and tears for sin are never right until they are like floods of water to drive us to Christ.

—Christopher Love

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    We All Have To Do With God

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    God’s Goodness in a Cruel World

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    A La Carte (February 23)

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