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A La Carte (February 28)

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Good morning. May the Lord be with you and bless you today.

The Kindle deals continue today!

Westminster Books is offering deals on children’s books this week, including a sweet new one from Jonathan Gibson.

Can Christians Buy Expensive Things?

Probably all of us have wondered this at one time or another, whether to justify our own purchases or to pass condemnation on someone else’s.

Is the Pope Catholic? Then These Christians Say Don’t Pray with Him.

I admire pastor Leonardo De Chirico and appreciate the stand he is taking in Rome. (You may need to have a free account at CT to read this one.)

The Biggest Problem in Worship Education

I found this a really interesting one from Matthew Westerholm. He discusses how worship education (and, specifically, training people to lead worship in churches) has changed over the years.

Big Dreams Impress. Ordinary Faithfulness Delivers.

“Show me a big dream if you’d like, but what really impresses me is the ordinary faithfulness of hidden saints.” Amen!

Our Limits Are a Gift From God

“I admire people who know how to say no. More specifically, I admire people who recognize that they have limits. People who know that, as much as they might want to, they can’t do everything. Whether it’s attending social gatherings, taking on special projects, or anything else you can think of, they know their priorities, and their limitations.” And amen to this as well!

Are You WEIRDER? 68 Questions

Nick explains how and why you are probably WEIRDER than you think.

Flashback: Little Words That Make All the Difference

“Now this is me, not the Bible.” You are making it clear that you’ve gone from an area of absolute biblical clarity to an area of wisdom and conscience. You are ensuring that both you and he acknowledge the difference.

The deepest passion of the heart of Jesus was not the saving of men, but the glory of God; and then the saving of men, because that is for the glory of God.

—G. Campbell Morgan

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