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A La Carte (August 15)

Today’s Kindle deals include a couple of timely books.

The End Of An Era

Conrad Mbewe has a beautiful blog post about Erroll Hulse. It’s worth reading even if you don’t know either man!

Shining Divine Light in the Darkest Places

Vance Christie continues his series of short historical articles with a look at Corrie Ten Boom.

Christians Should Be Motivated to Minister to Homeless People

“No matter where you live, there are men and women longing to set their head on a bed they can call their own. We often think of homelessness as an inner-city problem. We see panhandlers on the street corner or pass a young lady and her dog sitting on a blanket. That’s the image of homelessness fixed in our minds. But in most towns, homelessness looks very different.”

10 Things You Should Know about Repentance

Sam Storms continues his “10 Things” series.

I Ate 2,757 Meals in Isolation

Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim was recently released from North Korea. He was able to speak to his church in Toronto and it was a delight to see that even a very liberal paper like the Toronto Star printed them. “There were many difficult moments but it was during these times that God gave me the strength endure and persevere. There were moments of discouragement, resentment, and grumbling but that soon changed into courage, joy, and thanksgiving. I learned to fully accept all of this as a form of God’s love and discipline to make me stronger. By God’s perfect and sovereign timing, I was released, returned home and here with you today.”

When Should Doctrine Divide?

It’s an important question for each of us to answer.

Loving Your Hard-to-Like Kid

I appreciate the honesty of this article’s author. Because sometimes kids are hard to like.

Flashback: Some Things You Should Know About Christians Who Struggle With Anxiety

You have probably bumped into Adam Ford before, either through his comics at or through his satire at The Babylon Bee. Last year he wrote a guest article and shared some things everyone should know about Christians who struggle with anxiety.

You are the only Bible some people will ever read.

—John MacArthur

  • Unite in Prayer with Persecuted Believers

    This week the blog is sponsored by Help The Persecuted. “Can I have a Bible?” The guard studied Qasem. “If you paint the walls of every cell in this prison, I’ll get you a Bible.” “Where is the paint?” And so Qasem, enduring what would ultimately be a three-year sentence for running house churches throughout…

  • Tell Me

    Why Didn’t You Tell Me?

    If you have spent any time at all on YouTube, you have probably seen videos of people hearing for the first time or people seeing color for the first time—videos of people who, through the miracles of modern science, have senses restored that had either been missing altogether or that had become dull through illness…

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    A La Carte (February 26)

    A La Carte: How not to apply the Bible / 30 people in the New Testament confirmed / Taylor Swift and Christianity / But I did everything right / 10 reasons the Old Testament matters to Christians / Kindle deals / and more.

  • We All Have To Do With God

    We All Have To Do With God

    Every one of us must deal with God. Every one of us must, at some time, face God. Every one of us must be prepared to give an account to God. For, as Scripture says, “Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto…

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    Weekend A La Carte (February 24)

    A La Carte: Wherever he leads, he’ll go / Britain’s loneliest sheep / Helping your teen with porn / How do the Arminian and Calvinist views of election differ? / Exposing the good in digital distractions / Kindle deals / and more.

  • Free Stuff Fridays (Coram Deo Pastors Conference)

    This week the blog and this giveaway are sponsored by the Coram Deo Pastors Conference. Dear brother pastor, In a spirit of prayerful expectation, I want to invite you to the Coram Deo Pastors Conference. This new event is hosted by Clearly Reformed (a new ministry I help to lead) and Christ Covenant Church (where…