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A La Carte (December 17)

Email and Time Management

This article (actually, a letter) contains a really important principle about the battle between email and creativity.

How to Love God by Getting More Sleep

Joe Carter writes about something I’m really bad at: Sleep. “My poor sleep hygiene was affecting my family, my work, and my physical health. And it was also affecting me spiritually.”

Christianity Today’s 2016 Book Awards

There are some very good (and some very not-good) books in Christianity Today’s annual book awards.

The New Perspective on Paul

Ever wondered what the New Perspective on Paul is all about? 5 Minutes in Church History tells you in, you guessed it, five minutes.

Christmas…The Real Story

You’ll enjoy watching John MacArthur tell the real story of Christmas.

This Day in 1843. 172 years ago today, Charles Dickens’ book A Christmas Carol was first published. *

Seeing Color

When I was in Germany this fall I was able to try some enChroma glasses, allowing me to see red and green for the first time (I’m red-green color blind). I just found the video on my phone and put it on Facebook.

Don’t Play Hard to Get in Marriage

Melissa: “It’s you he wants. All of you. It’s just one (essential) way to show your husband how much you love him. And, whatever you do, don’t underestimate the power of sex to help you feel wanted and needed and loved by your husband. Sex is for both of you.”


Perhaps the most common reason people don’t believe in God is simply this: They don’t want anyone telling them what to do.

—Kevin DeYoung

  • Dirty Feet: Our Filth, His Joy

    This post is sponsored by Burke Care and is written by Cameron Woodall . Jesus knew that the Father had put all things under his power, and that he had come from God and was returning to God; so, he got up from the meal, took off his outer clothing, and wrapped a towel around…

  • The Most Dangerous Thing a Christian Can Do

    The Most Dangerous Thing a Christian Can Do

    It was one of those little pieces of information that helped clarify so much in my mind, that described through data what I had seen with my own eyes and experienced in my own ministry. It is a piece of information we all ought to be aware of and one we all ought to consider.…

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    A La Carte (June 24)

    A La Carte: Willie Mays, Hank Aaron, and God’s beautiful providence / The Psalms’ quiet case for musical diversity / How to criticize your pastor / A new day / Take every thought captive / Sitting on suitcases / Kindle deals / and more.

  • 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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    Weekend A La Carte (June 22)

    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…