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A La Carte (December 24)

How C.S. Lewis Made Christianity Seem Like Common Sense

I was surprised to find this little article in the National Post.

Inside Chipotle’s Contamination Crisis

This is quite an interesting look at Chipotle’s crisis with their contaminated food. “Almost 500 people around the country have become sick from Chipotle food since July, according to public-health officials. And those are just the ones who went to a doctor, gave a stool sample, and were properly diagnosed.”

New York To Berlin

You’ll enjoy this illustrated version of a flight from New York to Berlin.

Why I Disagree with John Piper

Yesterday I linked to John Piper’s challenge to Jerry Falwell Jr. Today I am linking to a very level-headed response by Bob Thune. (Remember: I’m Canadian so am far outside this discussion since firearms are already heavily regulated here.) Also, here is another respectful rejoinder.

This Day in 1912. 103 years ago today, famous missionary to China, Lottie Moon died. *

Fancy that. Noam Chomsky Was Right about Porn

It’s not only Christians who are protesting pornography.

Should the Children Suffer?

“The incarnation has always provided me incredible motivation for mission. Jesus willingly left heaven, comfort, glory, and his Father. He made his home among us and gave himself for us. There could be no greater example of missionary life.” But what about a missionary’s children?


God didn’t send a program or a plan, he sent a himself.

—Darrin Patrick

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    We Who Are So Ordinary

    A couple of years ago I listened to an interview with a critic of Christianity. He was a person who claimed to love Christ, yet who seemed to have little use for Christ’s church and little good to say about Christ’s people. There was one critique that especially stood out to me

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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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    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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