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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

  • 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.

  • Like an iPhone

    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…

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    A La Carte (February 21)

    A La Carte: When cultural tailwinds become cultural headwinds / Talking with kids about gender issues / Try to be more awkward / Life is more than mountaintop experiences / Tinder / Unpacking “separation of church and state” / and more.