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A La Carte (July 5)

There isn’t much new by way of Kindle deals, but do check in if you’ve been offline for a couple of days.

Also, here’s a roundup of this month’s top deals from Logos.

Spurgeon’s Secret for Raising Godly Children

Here are thirteen quotes by Spurgeon about raising Godly children.

How the U.S. Government Will Survive Doomsday (Video)

You know, in case the day comes.

Don’t Skip Sunday School

“To judge the Sunday school book by its cover would be to make a grievous error. Just because one church down the road calls it ‘life groups’ or ‘connection groups’ and your church still refers to the Sunday morning gathering as ‘Sunday school’ doesn’t mean that your church is behind the times. Have you considered the many reasons why you should stop skipping Sunday school?”

Tabletalk Articles

Looking for some good reading? Here’s a selection of articles from the latest issue of Tabletalk.

The Dull Men’s Club (Video)

This is fantastic: A club for men (and women) with dull hobbies.

Don’t Just Tweet Your Proverbs

Jim Elliff is always worth reading. “I don’t quite understand it. Everyone knows that King Solomon was the wisest man in the Old Testament. Yet, he had the most precipitous moral freefall of all the kings.”

3 Ways Ministry Can Make You Conceited

How weak are we, that something as good as pastoral ministry cam make us conceited? Tim Keller explains the connection.

Flashback: Daddy Needs a Vacation

My children may need a vacation, but I need it more.

No chorus is too loud, no orchestra too large, no Psalm too lofty for the lauding of the Lord of hosts.

—C.H. Spurgeon

  • The Means and the End

    The Means and the End

    There is a crucial distinction between means and ends. Ends are the goals we have set our hearts on, while means represent the habits or disciplines through which we can realistically hope to attain those goals.

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    Weekend A La Carte (June 22)

    A La Carte: Motherhood / An open letter to dads about gentle parenting / How do I navigate a painful breakup? / More wonderful than being beautiful / Three reasons to show up to the prayer meeting / and more.

  • Free Stuff Fridays (Moody Publishers)

    This giveaway is sponsored by Moody Publishers. Attention all Bible scholars, believers in the power of faith, and lovers of the Word! Learn about God’s divine mercy and compassion with our exclusive Bible Study Giveaway. Win the ultimate bible study library including Overflowing Mercies by author and Bible teacher Craig Allen Cooper. This giveaway also…

  • 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.