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A La Carte (January 14)

Raising Up Encouragers

“What can we learn from Barnabas to encourage us to become more able encouragers? What characterizes the life of an encourager?” Here are 5 important characteristics.

What I’ve Learned About the Bible

Tim Keller: “Today, as never before, the character of the Bible is publicly attacked as cruel and oppressive, and those who uphold the historic view of its truthfulness are seen in the same light.”

From a Clump of Cells to a Baby

Adam4d explains, in his inimitable way, how a clump of cells changes into a baby.

#TheologyNight with R.C. Sproul and Derek Thomas

Here’s one to put on your calendar for tomorrow. “We are pleased to announce that on Friday, January 15 at 7pm ET, Dr. Sproul will be joined by Ligonier teaching fellow Dr. Derek Thomas for a relaxed and informative evening of theology and dialogue.” It will go out live via the Internet.

The Top 50 Countries Where It’s Now Hardest To Be a Christian

These are the nations where we ought to be focusing our prayer efforts as we pray for the persecuted church.

This Day in 1875. 141 years ago today, “theologian, medical missionary, organist, musical historian, and winner of the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize, Albert Schweitzer is born.” *

Legalism, Antinomianism, and the Gospel

Westminster Books has a sale on a couple of great books.

Germany’s Brutal Immigrant Awakening

“The mass assaults in Cologne on New Year’s Eve, in the shadow of Germany’s most historic and beautiful cathedral, are destined to become a defining moment in the immigration debate that is tearing Europe apart.”

New-Generation Animators

This is a neat video showing old-style animators doing amazing new work.

Sanders

Salvation comes from the Trinity, happens through the Trinity, and brings us home to the Trinity.

—Fred Sanders

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    Weekend A La Carte (June 15)

    A La Carte: Learn to rest in God’s justice / 3 reasons why your small group is not a church / How can I be a godly father? / Gender in the void / Are images of Christ OK? / The getting of wisdom / and more.

  • Making Good Return

    Making Good Return

    I don’t think I am overstating the matter when I say that this has the potential to be one of the most important books you will read. It’s a book that may shape years of your life and transform the way you carry out one of the key roles God assigns to you…

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    A La Carte (June 14)

    A La Carte: 3 steps to find your voice / 7 things good dads say / One day leads to another / Let’s stop hyper-spiritualizing counseling / Enjoying the many flavors of the Word / What I wish you understood about the ethnic-specific church / and more.

  • A Whole Batch of New Books for Kids

    A Whole Batch of New Books for Kids

    Every month I put together a roundup of new and notable books for grownup readers. But I also receive a lot of books for kids and like to put together the occasional roundup of these books as well. So today I bring you a whole big batch of new books for kids

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    A La Carte (June 13)

    A La Carte: Were the earliest Christians illiterate? / Our new religion isn’t enough / Why do evil and suffering exist? / The missing ingredient in too many marriages / Is Genesis literal or allegorical? / The death of fear / and more.

  • Tear Down Build Up

    It’s Easier to Tear Down than Build Up

    In my travels, I encountered a man whose work is demolition. When buildings are old and decrepit, or even when they just need to be removed to make way for others, his job is to destroy them and haul them away. New or old, big or small, plain or fancy—it makes no difference to him.…