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A La Carte (December 4)

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Christmas Means That God IS Fixing This

Despite the headlines, God is fixing this, and Christmas proves it.

Ignore the Pundits and Keep Praying

And, in a similar vein, ignore the pundits and keep praying. Of course, we shouldn’t be the least bit surprised that people look down on us for praying.

5 Questions with a Time Magazine Person of the Year

Boundless has a quick interview with Dr. Kent Bradley and his wife Amber.

Four Bodies in Elmhurst

This is such a sad story. It gets sadder still as you read about some of the difficulties faced by those with disabled children.

Another Evil on Another Street in America

Lore writes about another evil on another street in America.

This Day in 1929. Happy Birthday to Jerry Bridges, who turns 86 years old today!

C.S. Lewis’ Greatest Fiction

What did you think of when you read The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe and heard of Turkish delight? I bet you thought it was something delicious unlike the reality of Turkish delight.

Watson

God would never permit any evil if he could not bring good out of evil.

—Thomas Watson

  • The Kindness of God

    God’s Goodness in a Cruel World

    There is much to love and appreciate about our God, much for which we ought to give him praise and thanks. One of the attributes we may consider too seldom is his goodness, and as an aspect or component of his goodness, his kindness. And that is the subject of

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    A La Carte (February 23)

    A La Carte: Order, preparation, and the Spirit’s leading / Desecration at St. Patrick’s Cathedral / Why did God stigmatize the disabled? / Who would I be if I was happy? / 7 parenting errors that can influence adult children to leave the faith / and more.

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    A La Carte (February 22)

    A La Carte: Ice, wind, and unanswered prayers / Was it all a waste? / Prepping for the impending apocalypse / The best analogy for the Trinity / Getting to stop by woods on a snowy evening / Bible translation and AI / and more.

  • Like an iPhone

    Like an iPhone, Only Much More So

    Can I confess something to you? There’s one thing Aileen does that really bugs me. We will be talking together and enjoying one another’s company. But then, as we chat, I’ll hear the telltale buzz of her phone. And I can tell that I’ve lost her. I can see it in the look on her…

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    A La Carte (February 21)

    A La Carte: When cultural tailwinds become cultural headwinds / Talking with kids about gender issues / Try to be more awkward / Life is more than mountaintop experiences / Tinder / Unpacking “separation of church and state” / and more.

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    A La Carte (February 20)

    A La Carte: How hell motivates holiness / The bond of love / How to love our friends in truth, even when it stings / The distorting power of the prosperity gospel / Thinking about plagues / and more.