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A La Carte (June 19)

Today’s Kindle deals include a number of interesting books, most of them from Crossway.

Every Christian Ought To Be a Good Historian

Have I mentioned how glad I am that Michael Haykin is blogging? “Many in the modern world, sadly even Christians, see the past as little more than this: a tiresome account of a few big names with little wisdom to impart for life today. At best, it may offer a couple of hours of entertainment and diversion via a movie or a novel.”

The Biggest Spider in the World (Video)

Oh my. How do you kill a spider when it appears to be big enough to squash you?

An Unbelieving Missions Leader

Here’s a strange one, and perhaps a sign of the times: “Diocese of Truro advertises for Mission leader, but ‘You do not need to be a practising Christian’.” Baffling.

Fearing Christianity

“It seems that in the western world there is one category of people not particularly allowed to voice an opinion; one category of people that should be denied office at all costs.” And you know who they are, don’t you?

Britain Fears a Culture War

This article seems to go quite nicely with the last one.

Congress Has a Subway (Video)

I had heard rumour of this little route before. Turns out it’s true…

A Model of Courage

You can read this whole article or just read of Adelaide Amelia Louise Theresa Caroline, Her Serene Highness, the Duchess of Saxony and Princess of Saxe-Meiningen. either way, you’ll be blessed.

Flashback: 7 Marks of a False Teacher

False teachers have been present in every era of human history, they have always been a plague and have always been in the business of providing counterfeit truth. While their circumstances may change, their methods remain consistent.

What a preacher is as a Christian is of greater consequences than his natural gifts.

—Iain Murray

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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.

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    Like an iPhone, Only Much More So

    Can I confess something to you? There’s one thing Aileen does that really bugs me. We will be talking together and enjoying one another’s company. But then, as we chat, I’ll hear the telltale buzz of her phone. And I can tell that I’ve lost her. I can see it in the look on her…