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A La Carte (April 9)

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Baseball Is Life – An oldie but a goodie from Tim Siedell. “Just like life itself, baseball is boring. Amazingly, stupendously boring.” Which is why we love it so…

What Does the Bible Really Teach about Homosexuality? – You’d do well to read this new book from Kevin DeYoung. And, as it happens, it’s on sale right now…

iOS Reading Hack for Efficiency – Here’s a helpful little iOS hack for those who love to read.

In Her Shoes – Christine Hoover: “I ask you today, as I’ve done before, to take a walk in another woman’s shoes: a Christian woman who’s had an abortion.”

The Trinity, The Assembly, and Sweet Potatoes – Does God still speak propositionally today outside of Scripture?

Thanks for Raising the Man of My Dreams – “Your mother-in-law responds to love, she desires appreciation, and she loves her son with every bit of fierceness with which you love him.”

Bray

There is no theme more central to the message of Scripture than the glory of God.

—Gerald Bray

  • Our Salvation Through Christ

    This week the blog is sponsored by Moody Publishers and this post is adapted from The Kindness of God by Nate Pickowicz (© 2024). Published by Moody Publishers. Used by permission. Just like the Old Testament, the New Testament teaches that this wonderful salvation is extended to us as a kindness. Paul opens his letter…

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    A La Carte (June 18)

    A La Carte: The pursuit of (which) happiness? / Don’t hastily choose elders / The evangelistic nature of awe / What you read builds who you are / Till he was strong / A father’s threads of living faith / Logos deals / and more.

  • Lets Hear It For the Second Parents

    Let’s Hear It For the Second Parents

    While today we tend to associate step-parents with divorce, in previous centuries they were almost exclusively associated with death and with either widow- or widowerhood. In an era in which lifespans were shorter and, therefore, a greater number of parents died while their children were still young, there was a distinct and honored role for…

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    A La Carte (June 17)

    A La Carte: Honor good fathers and bad fathers alike? / Don’t give up, dad / How I respond to pride month / 5 myths about the pro-life movement / A seminar on biblical counseling / How do I know if I’m one of the elect? / Kindle deals / and more.

  • The Glorious End without the Difficult Means

    The Glorious End without the Difficult Means

    Just as Olympic athletes cannot realistically expect to win a gold medal unless they strictly discipline themselves toward victory, Christians cannot hope to prevail in the Christian life unless they take a serious, disciplined approach to it. Yet lurking in the background is always the temptation to hope that we can have the result of…

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    Weekend A La Carte (June 15)

    A La Carte: Learn to rest in God’s justice / 3 reasons why your small group is not a church / How can I be a godly father? / Gender in the void / Are images of Christ OK? / The getting of wisdom / and more.