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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 Adam4d.com 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

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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.

  • 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…