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A La Carte (March 17)

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

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.

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

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  • Redeeming Sex in Marriage

    Redeeming Sex in Marriage

    Surely few things in this world are more mysterious than sex. Surely few things give such clear evidence that there must be more to them than the sum of their parts. On the one level, sex is a simple biological function that exists to populate the earth with human beings. On the other level, it…

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    A La Carte: What should we think about paedocommunion? / Ten questions for readers of erotica / You are an influencer / Do you believe your pasture’s green? / Adam poisoned me / Kindle and Logos deals / and more.

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    A La Carte (May 21)

    A La Carte: A theology of immigration / Christian catholicity in an online age / Violent pornography’s assault on the marriage bed / Heresy that warrants no apology / Franchising church / With each passing moment / Kindle deals / and more.

  • Why Do I Feel Such Profound Loneliness?

    This week the blog is sponsored by Moody Publishers and is written by Steve DeWitt. The story of human loneliness has its roots in the character of God and God’s purpose in creating us.  So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created…

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    Stop Swiping, Start Serving

    I’m going to go out on a limb and suggest that in the past few weeks, you have probably not gotten rip-roaring drunk nor participated in a debauched drinking party. You have probably not given yourself over to rampant sexual immorality or a life obsessed with sensuality. At least, I hope not