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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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    This week Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. For the Church Institute is a free online platform from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary designed to provide free and accessible theological training to equip, encourage, and edify local churches. Courses may be taken as a self-paced individual or as a group within your…

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    A Field Guide on Gender and Sexuality

    God’s design for gender and sexuality is fixed and unchanging. The way he created us is the way he means for us to live. The instruction he provides in the Bible is all we need to understand his purpose and live it out in a way that honors and pleases him. The wisdom he provides…

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    A La Carte (July 18)

    A La Carte: Does Christian sex need rescuing? / 15 resolves for interpersonal conflicts / How senior pastors can help associate pastors / it’s okay to be okay / Don’t be proud of what you had no say in / How sweet! / Kindle deals / and more.

  • Protecting the Family Name

    Protecting the Family Name

    It is a conversation I had with my son-in-law while he was pursuing my daughter and expressing his interest in marrying her. It is a conversation I will need to have with a second son-in-law if the day comes when he expresses his interest in marrying my other daughter. It is a conversation about the…