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Down’s Syndrome Extinction

While this article is still pro-choice, it expresses great concern about the coming extinction of people with Down’s Syndrome.

The Scandal of Biblical Illiteracy

Al Mohler: “We will not believe more than we know, and we will not live higher than our beliefs.”

Husbands, It’s Time to Start Leading Family Worship

Don Whitney: “The worthiness of God to receive your family’s worship each day is reason enough to start practicing family worship today. But in addition to that, consider these other good motivations…”

For the Success of Others

What a great legacy. “Dave was deeply and genuinely delighted when he believed one of his disciples surpassed him in some way or another.”

Why Your Church Should Support Fewer Missionaries

I think there is a lot of value in this approach.

This Day in 1672. 344 years ago today, a church in Bedford, England appointed John Bunyan as their pastor—while he was in prison for preaching the gospel. *

Capitalizing Personal Pronouns

“I think these modern translations are disrespectful of God by not capitalizing the personal pronoun.” But do they, really?

The Rules of Kabaddi

This video explains the rules of a unique sport and one that is incredibly confusing.


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  • Free Stuff Fridays (Moody Publishers)

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  • Leadership

    We Need Qualified Leadership

    A few days ago I happened upon the page of an especially mega-sized megachurch. The church is about to undergo a leadership transition from an older man to a younger one and a page on the site lays out the process through which this new pastor was chosen. I read with a morbid kind of…

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    A La Carte (June 21)

    A La Carte: Making tea and holding hands for the sake of the gospel / When Christian groups subvert religious liberty of Christians / How busy should I be? / 5 ways people worship themselves / A backwards birth into heaven / A new systematic theology / and more.

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    A La Carte (June 20)

    A La Carte: How to support the caregivers in your church / What we gain in following Jesus / The way we feel is not necessarily the way it is / The power and danger of habit / The man who introduced American Evangelicals to C.S. Lewis / and more.

  • Do Not Envy the Wicked

    Do You Envy the Wicked?

    It takes a long time for sinful instincts to become pure, for tendencies toward what is evil to be transformed into tendencies toward what is good, lovely, and pleasing to God. The man who quits drugs will still react when he catches a whiff and the woman who gave up alcoholism will still struggle when…