A La Carte (March 17)

Today’s Kindle deals include just a few new deals that may be of interest.

Become a Patron

You’ve got a couple of days left to take advantage of a good sale at Westminster Books.

The Invisible Unmarried Mothers of Ireland

Here’s the sad story of how unmarried mothers were treated in Ireland not too long ago.

Family Link

This looks like a neat new service for families (who use Android devices). “With the Family Link app from Google, you can stay in the loop as your kid explores on their Android* device. Family Link lets you create a Google Account for your kid that’s like your account, while also helping you set certain digital ground rules that work for your family — like managing the apps your kid can use, keeping an eye on screen time, and setting a bedtime on your kid’s device.”

Why Are there Manuscript Variants? (Video)

Dr. Robert Plummer answers in a new episode of Honest Answers from Southern Seminary.

10 Things You Should Know about St. Patrick

Courtesy of Michael Haykin, here are ten things to know about St. Patrick.

Reflections on Becoming an American Citizen

I really enjoyed reading David’s reflections on becoming an American citizen.

Pastors Should Beware of These Common Dangers

“Because of the cleverness of our great enemy and because of the proneness of our hearts to exercise little trust in God and wander into sin, all pastors must beware of these common dangers. Though not exhaustive, I’ll list five of the most common dangers to pastors.”

Learning from Lifetimes of Experience

“The last thing I would want from a guide on the summit of Everest would be for him to turn to me in the Khumbu Icefall and sheepishly whisper, ‘You know, this is my first time to the summit as well. But I read Krakauer’s book, so no worries.'”

Flashback: Do You Pay Your Taxes Joyfully?

I love to complain about taxes, and always feel justified doing so. If there is a respectable sin in the Christian world, surely it is complaining about government. I hate that the government demands a hefty share of the money I earn. Yet with all the authority of God behind him, Paul tells me to pay my taxes and to do so with honor and respect.

God is calling us to so greatly love others that we do not desire for them anything that might separate them from God. —Rosaria Butterfield