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A La Carte (August 7)

Today’s Kindle deals are all about J.I. Packer. There’s lots to choose from!

Reading God’s Handwriting

“Reading God’s providences is like reading God’s sentences. Ah, but these sentences aren’t typed like scripture—fixed and clear in its wording. Nor are these sentences like the brush strokes of creation. These sentences are in God’s handwriting. Handwriting in a journal, in a live book.”

When Your Spouse Is Mentally Ill

Here’s a helpful inside look at mental illness. “My husband’s schizoaffective disorder devastated our family. Here’s what I’ve learned in the years since he was first diagnosed.”

No Need for Fronts

There’s wisdom here: “Little things are the best signs of character. Straws thrown into the air show which way the wind blows much better than the throwing up of bullets or cannonballs. In great things we have more thought of others, we are moved more by surrounding influences. In little things there is not the same possibility of concealment. We must sometimes forget, and then we act ourselves.”

What Should Evangelicals Think About the Shroud of Turin?

Joe Carter responds to new evidence about the infamous Shroud of Turin. “So is it is a genuine relic or a fake? The mountains of evidence on both sides are too monumental to consider in detail, so let’s look at three broad views taken by modern evangelicals.”

Tips To Help You Disciple Your Children

There’s not a lot here that’s new, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t helpful.

Counseling Parents about Smart Rules for Smartphones (And All Social Media)

“Here are 10 rules and 10 helpful guidelines I would suggest, with the caveat that some may be different in your home.”

Four Things God Cannot Do

God can do everything, right? Not quite.

Flashback: 7 Ways to Ruin a Prayer Meeting

Here are seven ways you increase the likelihood that your prayer meeting will miss the mark.

In our culture, freedom is the ability to do what we want. In the Bible, freedom is the ability to do what we should.

—Kevin DeYoung

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    What Is the Best Thing In Life?

    Any time we consider the spiritual disciplines, or means of grace, it is crucial that we remember not only the great purpose of these habits but also the great blessing they represent. We were made to know God and to be known by God. We were made in the image of God to have a…

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    Weekend A La Carte (March 2)

    A La Carte: The only way out of our desperate hypocrisy / Are Evangelicals too hard on men? / 9 healthy ways to respond to criticism / Is God disappointed with me? / 4 snapshots of dispensationalism today / Logos and Kindle deals / and more.

  • Free Stuff Fridays (Help The Persecuted)

    This weeks giveaway is sponsored by Help The Persecuted. Help The Persecuted rescues, restores, and rebuilds the lives of persecuted believers in the Islamic World through spiritual support and tangible help. Every week, they send out an email with specific, real-time prayer requests of persecuted believers to their global Prayer Network. You can join the…

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    A La Carte (March 1)

    A La Carte: Rumblings of revival among Gen Z / Addition by subtraction / Seeing red / Burying the talents of the Great Rewarder / Inviting evaluation of your preaching / Book and Kindle deals / and more.

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    New and Notable Christian Books for February 2024

    February is typically a solid month for book releases, and this February was no exception. As the month drew to its close, I sorted through the many (many!) books that came my way this month and arrived at this list of new and notables. In each case, I’ve provided the editorial description to give you…

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    A La Carte (February 29)

    A La Carte: Is it ever right to lie? / When the “perfect” fit isn’t / An open letter to Christians who doubt / When a baby is a disease / The long view of preaching / and more.