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A La Carte (February 16)

That Part of Gospel-Centeredness We Avoid

There is truth to this. “One aspect of gospel-centrality remains under-emphasized among us: interpersonal reconciliation.”

43 Giant, Crumbling Presidential Heads in a Virginia Field

Smithsonian: After an ambitious monument went bust, big dreams—and big heads—remain.

To Your Daughter, Speak the Truth

Jen Wilkin has a word for dads.

Does God Need Anger Management?

“Does the God of the Old Testament need anger management? I have no easy answer. But I do know that we must take the text as it actually presents itself. If we let it stand on its own terms, we begin to find clues.”

One-to-one Bible Reading Evangelism

Jess Sheely reflects on what God has been teaching her as she’s engaged in one-to-one Bible reading evangelism.

This Day in 1497. 519 years ago today, Lutheran reformer and theologian Philip Melanchthon was born. *

Winter White

Here are some stunning winter photos.

Online Resources for Biblical Exegesis

David Murray has collected a big list of resources for biblical exegesis.

Whitney

Fasting does not change God’s hearing so much as it changes our praying.

—Don Whitney

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    Weekend A La Carte (February 24)

    A La Carte: Wherever he leads, he’ll go / Britain’s loneliest sheep / Helping your teen with porn / How do the Arminian and Calvinist views of election differ? / Exposing the good in digital distractions / Kindle deals / and more.

  • Free Stuff Fridays (Coram Deo Pastors Conference)

    This week the blog and this giveaway are sponsored by the Coram Deo Pastors Conference. Dear brother pastor, In a spirit of prayerful expectation, I want to invite you to the Coram Deo Pastors Conference. This new event is hosted by Clearly Reformed (a new ministry I help to lead) and Christ Covenant Church (where…

  • 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.

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    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…