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A La Carte (June 14)

Today’s Kindle deals include a whole collection by John MacArthur as well as an excellent, reader-friendly introduction to the Reformation.

Logos users will want to check out the excellent Reformed Expository Commentaries at 30% off.

I’m looking forward to speaking in the Philippines next year. In the meantime, Steve Lawson will be there next week. Details are here.

Worship Leading in Real Life

“The airbrushed images of worship leading that we see presented to us can warp our expectations of what we will experience in our own local-church contexts, and lead us to think that we’d have it easier somewhere else.”

Earnestly Contending for the Statistics

I enjoyed this cheeky article from Summer White. She makes a valuable point in it.

TGC Canada

The website for The Gospel Coalition Canada has just launched. Be sure to check it out and subscribe!

A Cuttlefish Disguise (Video)

You probably know that cuttlefish can change their appearance. But now we learn they can also change their behavior to mimic other creatures.

Sorry, Old Testament

Christianity Today reports on a new study, then gets expert opinions on it. “Only 9 of the top 100 most-cited Bible passages in systematic theology come from the Old Testament—with Genesis accounting for 8 of them. (Isaiah is the ninth).”

Twenty Relics of Church Past

Here’s a little look at 20 things churches had or did 10 years ago that they don’t today.

The Great Exchanges of Romans

Sinclair Ferguson shares the good news of Romans.

Flashback: How Should Christians Fast?

Daniel Hyde addresses the practice of fasting with these 6 guidelines.

While it’s simplistic to say that worship is love, it’s a fact that what we love most will determine what we genuinely worship.

—Bob Kauflin

  • Tell Me

    Why Didn’t You Tell Me?

    If you have spent any time at all on YouTube, you have probably seen videos of people hearing for the first time or people seeing color for the first time—videos of people who, through the miracles of modern science, have senses restored that had either been missing altogether or that had become dull through illness…

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    A La Carte (February 26)

    A La Carte: How not to apply the Bible / 30 people in the New Testament confirmed / Taylor Swift and Christianity / But I did everything right / 10 reasons the Old Testament matters to Christians / Kindle deals / and more.

  • 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