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A La Carte (April 6)

Followed By The God of Grace

Be sure to read Garrett Kell’s story of being followed by God: “It was early in my junior year at Virginia Tech—and I felt like everywhere I turned, God was following me around.”

Is WebMD Trustworthy?

Can you trust WebMD? Kind of. But not really.

Fulfilling God’s Call to Christian Service

Vance Christie shares a mini-biography of Gladys Aylward, focusing on the early days of her ministry.

Sheep Tragi-Comedy #1,317

This is good: “Amusing sheep stories abound. Some of my moments of more rigorous chortling have been in response to real-life sheep tragi-comedies. One of the more recent involves what is called the ‘Draad Kruiper,’ which I heard from my good friend, Pastor Anton Van Straaten. ‘Draad Kruiper’ is Afrikaans for, ‘fence crawler’.”

5 Leadership Questions

I was recently a guest on the 5 Leadership Questions Podcast with Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper.

The Universe Had a Beginning

“In this excerpt from his message at [Ligonier Ministries’] 2012 National Conference, Dr. Stephen Meyer tells the story of how Hubble showed Einstein that the universe was not eternal but must have had a beginning.”

This Day in 1932. 84 years ago today, Olympic runner Eric Liddell made his evangelistic debut by sharing his testimony to a group of men in Armadale, Scotland. *

Foundry Bible Immersion

This looks like a pretty amazing program for college-aged students.

New JBMW

A new edition of the Journal of Biblical Manhood and Womanhood is now available. It’s a free download.

Watson

The more outrageous the wicked are against the truth, the more courageous the godly are for it.

—Thomas Watson

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    Let’s Hear It For the Second Parents

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    The Glorious End without the Difficult Means

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  • Making Good Return

    Making Good Return

    I don’t think I am overstating the matter when I say that this has the potential to be one of the most important books you will read. It’s a book that may shape years of your life and transform the way you carry out one of the key roles God assigns to you…