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A La Carte (August 3)

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Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert – Be sure to grab this month’s free book from Christian Audio: Rosaria Butterfield’s Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert.

The Briefing is Back – Dr. Mohler’s The Briefing makes its return today after a month off. I missed it, and am glad to see its return.

When To Stop Having Children – Deepak Reju offers 15 wisdom principles on when to stop having children.

The Timmy Brothers – The Timmy Brothers and their artisanal water–this video is a near-perfect parody of all the videos out there pitching artisanal products.

Evidence for the Historical Jesus – Here’s a free, updated PDF of Gary Habermas’ book Evidence for the Historical Jesus.

Satan and Sodomy – John Piper: “The supernatural monster who orchestrates the kidnapping, enslaving, and thousand-fold drugging, selling, raping, and killing of girls around the globe, is the same one who has masterminded the murderous cultural delusion — from the highest court to the lowest porn-flick — that the practice of sodomy is delightful, not deadly.” (On a related note but by a different author, you may want to read The Darker, Dangerous Side of Homosexuality.)

While You’re Waiting on God – What do you do while you’re waiting on God? This article offers some biblical answers.

The Gospel in India – The Gospel Coalition continues their look at Christian advance around the world by speaking to a few pastors in India. This is a helpful series.

Machen

It is usually considered good practice to examine a thing for one’s self before echoing the vulgar ridicule of it.

—J. Gresham Machen

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