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A La Carte (June 30)

Parenting a Difficult Child

Here’s hope and encouragement for those of us parenting a difficult child.

Russia’s Proposed Law

Christianity Today: “Christians in Russia won’t be allowed to email their friends an invitation to church or to evangelize in their own homes if Russia’s newest set of surveillance and anti-terrorism laws are enacted.”

Steve Lawson Discovers William Tyndale

I enjoyed this little video where Steve Lawson recounts discovering William Tyndale. Kind of. (Also, watch/listen/read him tell how fulfilled prophecy demonstrates divine inspiration.)

How to Make Your iPhone or iPad Read Kindle Books to You

“In the evenings, Charles Spurgeon’s wife would sit on a cushion at his feet and read to him. So far, I have been unsuccessful in persuading my wife to do the same for me, but I think I may have found an alternative solution.”

Preacher’s Toolkit: Should I Learn Hebrew and Greek

Do all of the new tools at our disposal mean that preachers no longer need to learn Hebrew and Greek? It’s a great question to ask.

RefNet

Are you aware of RefNet? It’s Ligonier’s 24-hour Christian internet radio featuring biblical preaching and teaching. They curate it for you so you can just listen and enjoy.

This Day in 1973. 43 years ago today, in Korea, the Far Eastern Broadcasting Co. began transmitting the Gospel from HLAZ, its first radio station in this country. FBEC is active today through radio missions outreach, and focuses its work among the islands of Eastern Asia and the Pacific. *

Exercise Isn’t the Best Way to Lose Weight

Exercise isn’t the best way to lose weight, but you probably learned that on your own.

Fairytale Castles

Here’s some amazing drone footage of some of Europe’s most beautiful castles.

Flashback: Television’s Rape Epidemic

If Christians won’t allow explicit scenes of sexual violence to keep them from watching television shows, what will? If scenes of rape are not over the edge, what is? If we won’t draw the line there, will we draw it anywhere?

Mohler

Our spiritual maturity will never exceed our knowledge of the Bible.

—Albert Mohler

  • A Celebration of Friendship

    A Celebration of Friendship

    I may not be going too far out on a limb when I suggest that you have probably not heard the name Anna Laetitia Barbauld. For various reasons she has been largely forgotten by history, and this despite achieving a significant level of fame in the eighteenth century. Though at one time she was a…

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    Weekend A La Carte (June 1)

    A La Carte: The desegregation of Dallas Theological Seminary / 12 things that happened on the cross / How can I be a Christian in my workplace? / Five questions for our skepticism / The sanction of sin / Never let a crisis go to waste: AI, statism, and the threats to free speech /…

  • Free Stuff Fridays (Redeemer University)

    This giveaway is sponsored by Redeemer University. Get $250 off your first course when you enroll in the online Not-For-Profit Management certificate with Redeemer University! Fill out this form to get updates and to be eligible for this special offer via Challies.com Do you work for a church, school, food bank, women’s shelter, mission, ministry…

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    New and Notable Christian Books for May 2024

    While the month of May has already almost fully waned, it has proved to be a good month for Christian book releases. I sorted through the stacks that landed on my desk and arrived at this list of new and notables. In each case, I’ve provided the editorial description to give you a sense of…

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    A La Carte (May 31)

    A La Carte: How the legal system enabled—and will curtail—the transgender movement / We are all late bloomers / God’s glorious plan to use us all / Be quick to listen, slow to “therapy speak” / The reconsecration of man / Ask Pastor John / and more.

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    A La Carte (May 30)

    A La Carte: Seeking wisdom without training wheels / Zealous polemicists / The actual divisive ones / What is Christian Nationalism? / Are the stories of Jesus borrowed from pagan myths? / As for those rich in books in the present age / and more.