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A La Carte (June 3)

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A Sexual Ponzi Scheme – Carl Trueman: “A vision of personhood and freedom reduced to a series of sexual encounters designed to stave off boredom represents a somewhat childish and vacuous philosophy of life.”

The Fields Are White – Donald Whitney offers some encouragement to evangelize. “When you see few, if any, conversions in your place of ministry, it can be hard to believe that what Jesus said in John 4:35 is true.”

Thousands of New Species – Here is why (and how) thousands of new animal species are still being discovered every year.

9 Ways to Get Students Reading – Nick has some tips on getting your teens reading good books.

Pocket Guides – The “Pocket Guides” series from Christian Focus is especially helpful; it’s also on sale this week at Westminster Books.

Were Tongues Real Languages? – Nathan Busenitz takes on a question that has generated endless debate. “In New Testament times, did the gift of tongues produce authentic foreign languages only, or did it also result in non-cognitive speech (like the private prayer languages of modern charismatics)?”


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