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A La Carte (March 10)

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Pop Stars Who Are Pastors’ Kids – Relevant rounds up ten pop stars who are sons or daughters of pastors.

My Girlfriend’s Sexual Past – This is a question I have been asked many times: How can I deal with the hurt of my [significant other’s] past? Boundless provides a helpful answer.

Understanding Ukraine – The situation in Ukraine is, like all conflicts, difficult to understand. This video introduces at least some of the background issues.

When People Choose the Headlines – Here is an experiment in what would happen if people, rather than editors, chose the front page new stories.

Five Things We Miss – Here are five things we miss if we don’t give, and especially to the needy.

Calories at Starbucks – Here is the calorie count for a selection of drinks at Starbucks. That Peppermint White Chocoloate Mocha has as many calories as almost 4 cans of Coke!

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The religion that makes a man look sick certainly won’t cure the world!

—Phillip Brooks

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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.

  • 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…