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A La Carte (July 20)

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Police or Pastor? – After an incident of domestic violence, who should a woman call first, her pastor or the police?

Edge of Stability – This photographer has captured some incredible footage of storms and other bad weather.

An Ugly Mirror for America – I’m glad to see CNN dedicating some space to the ugly situation with Planned Parenthood. “The detail is up for lawyers to debate. What matters about this video is what it appears to reveal about the reality behind America’s sanitized image of abortion; the reality of what an abortion is and how it morally compromises us all.”

You Can Do it, Baby! – “Our culture is rich with esteem-boosting platitudes for young dreamers, but the assurances are dishonest and dangerous.”

Ink – I enjoyed watching this short celebration of ink. Yes, ink–plain old ink on paper.

Praying the Bible – You can sign up to join Don Whitney on a 5-day journey to learn a simple, practical, and biblical approach to prayer that will turn duty into delight.

Too Busy for God’s Word? – Bambi Moore has some encouraging and challenging words for all of us, but perhaps moms in particular.

Keller

The only person who dares wake up a king at 3:00 AM for a glass of water is a child. We have that kind of access.

—Tim Keller

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