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A La Carte (July 18)

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Religious Freedom vs. LGBT Rights? – This long article from Christianity Today explains that today’s controversy is far more complicated that religious freedom versus LGBT rights.

5 Insights Into Idolatry – J.D. Greear offers five valuable insights into idolatry. Since we are all idolaters on some level, we should all pay attention!

Do Planes Really Fly Themselves? – Here’s a (kind of angry) pilot explaining that despite what you’ve probably heard on the news, commercial airliners don’t come close to flying themselves.

5 Specific Prayers for Unsaved People – Here are five specific prayers for the unsaved people in your life.

Tattoo Removal Surges – Something to think about before getting that tattoo: Revenue for tattoo removal has surged 440% over the last decade. Not surprisingly, the main customers are people in their 30s or 40s.

The 8 Steps of Sin – An old sermon on Hebrews 3 traces the 8 steps of sin.

The Road to Jericho and the Border Crisis – Russell Moore comments on the current border crisis.

Welch

On this side of the cross misery persists, but the scales are tipped in favor of joy.

—Ed Welch

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