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A La Carte (August 11)

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The 1 Peter 3:15 Question – J.D. Greear proposes a whole list of ways you might provoke the “1 Peter 3:15 question” at work.

Holy Relics – Here’s an interesting (and slightly PG-13) poem that, at least in my mind, explores human depravity through popular movies.

Shredding and Scrapping – What happens to military equipment when the army withdraws from an area? It’s often cheaper to destroy it than to move it.

5 Myths about the Puritans – Here are 5 myths about the Puritans that need to be put to rest. That’s especially true of #5.

Gospel Outreach at Public Schools – Here are several ideas for gospel outreach at your nearby public schools.

McMoon’s – This is fun: “Civilians in Abandoned McDonald’s Seize Control of Wandering Space Satellite.”

Owen

Temptations and occasions put nothing into a man, but only draw out what was in him before.

—John Owen

  • The Means and the End

    The Means and the End

    There is a crucial distinction between means and ends. Ends are the goals we have set our hearts on, while means represent the habits or disciplines through which we can realistically hope to attain those goals.

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    A La Carte: Motherhood / An open letter to dads about gentle parenting / How do I navigate a painful breakup? / More wonderful than being beautiful / Three reasons to show up to the prayer meeting / and more.

  • Free Stuff Fridays (Moody Publishers)

    This giveaway is sponsored by Moody Publishers. Attention all Bible scholars, believers in the power of faith, and lovers of the Word! Learn about God’s divine mercy and compassion with our exclusive Bible Study Giveaway. Win the ultimate bible study library including Overflowing Mercies by author and Bible teacher Craig Allen Cooper. This giveaway also…

  • Leadership

    We Need Qualified Leadership

    A few days ago I happened upon the page of an especially mega-sized megachurch. The church is about to undergo a leadership transition from an older man to a younger one and a page on the site lays out the process through which this new pastor was chosen. I read with a morbid kind of…

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    A La Carte (June 21)

    A La Carte: Making tea and holding hands for the sake of the gospel / When Christian groups subvert religious liberty of Christians / How busy should I be? / 5 ways people worship themselves / A backwards birth into heaven / A new systematic theology / and more.

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    A La Carte (June 20)

    A La Carte: How to support the caregivers in your church / What we gain in following Jesus / The way we feel is not necessarily the way it is / The power and danger of habit / The man who introduced American Evangelicals to C.S. Lewis / and more.