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A La Carte (July 14)

Today’s Kindle deals include a few fairly minor deals. Still, check them out and see if something fits…

Westminster Books is offering a book on the Reformation they hope you’ll buy in bulk and distribute.

Keller, Allberry and Stott

Here are three interesting and appropriate responses to Eugene Peterson’s recent comments on homosexuality and gay marriage. Also, Eugene Peterson kind of retracted his statements. Also, read Jared Wilson who asks, How Many More Petersons Are Out There?

The 4 Crises Every Marriage Must Make It Through

Paul Carter: “Marriage is a marathon, not a sprint. It is a very long journey passing through a great many twists and turns. To make it to the end with love and joy intact you will almost certainly have to pass through each of the following marital crises.”

Every Cut Of Meat Explained (Video)

There is something rather satisfying about watching a butcher at his trade.

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What Not To Do in a Disaster

Not surprisingly, a lot of people act in ridiculous ways during disasters. Here’s a guide on how not to act.

Advancing Christ’s Kingdom to the End of Life

I’m a huge fan of Vance Christie’s books and blog posts. Here’s a new one: “Throughout her thirty-eight year missionary career in southern Nigeria, West Africa, Mary Slessor (1848-1915) exhibited the spirit of a true pioneer missionary. She was never content to settle down permanently in one location, but was always seeking to advance Christ’s kingdom work into hitherto unreached areas.”

The Long, Storied Controversy Over Cheese on Apple Pie

Aileen and I agree on most things. But this is an area of pretty significant disagreement for us.

Flashback: How To Be Rich

Wealth is good but unreliable. We need a better place in which to set our hope.

Of all the things in the world that stink in the nostrils of men, hypocrisy is the worst.

—C.H. Spurgeon

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    A Celebration of Friendship

    I may not be going too far out on a limb when I suggest that you have probably not heard the name Anna Laetitia Barbauld. For various reasons she has been largely forgotten by history, and this despite achieving a significant level of fame in the eighteenth century. Though at one time she was a…

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    Weekend A La Carte (June 1)

    A La Carte: The desegregation of Dallas Theological Seminary / 12 things that happened on the cross / How can I be a Christian in my workplace? / Five questions for our skepticism / The sanction of sin / Never let a crisis go to waste: AI, statism, and the threats to free speech /…

  • Free Stuff Fridays (Redeemer University)

    This giveaway is sponsored by Redeemer University. Get $250 off your first course when you enroll in the online Not-For-Profit Management certificate with Redeemer University! Fill out this form to get updates and to be eligible for this special offer via Challies.com Do you work for a church, school, food bank, women’s shelter, mission, ministry…

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    New and Notable Christian Books for May 2024

    While the month of May has already almost fully waned, it has proved to be a good month for Christian book releases. I sorted through the stacks that landed on my desk and arrived at this list of new and notables. In each case, I’ve provided the editorial description to give you a sense of…

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    A La Carte (May 31)

    A La Carte: How the legal system enabled—and will curtail—the transgender movement / We are all late bloomers / God’s glorious plan to use us all / Be quick to listen, slow to “therapy speak” / The reconsecration of man / Ask Pastor John / and more.

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    A La Carte (May 30)

    A La Carte: Seeking wisdom without training wheels / Zealous polemicists / The actual divisive ones / What is Christian Nationalism? / Are the stories of Jesus borrowed from pagan myths? / As for those rich in books in the present age / and more.