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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

  • We All Have To Do With God

    We All Have To Do With God

    Every one of us must deal with God. Every one of us must, at some time, face God. Every one of us must be prepared to give an account to God. For, as Scripture says, “Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto…

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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.