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A La Carte (March 23)

Brussels Pastor: ‘Our City is in Pain’

WORLD magazine talks to a Brussels pastor about the events that unfolded there yesterday.

Rob Ford: 1969-2016

Toronto’s former mayor, Rob Ford, died yesterday. Though he made himself an international laughing stock, please keep his family and young children in prayer. His family has many connections to local churches and Christians, so pray that the Lord would use this for his glory.

Honor Your Wife as the Weaker Vessel

John Piper takes on this tricky text in his most recent Look at the Book.

Political Correctness

Steven Harris looks at the good and the bad of political correctness. “Nevertheless, it is important that we, as evangelicals, realize our dual role in such a chaotic PC culture—advocate and herald.”

Donald Trump: Do Character, Morality and Kindness Still Matter?

I link to very little related to American politics. However, when Randy Alcorn speaks I tend to listen. This article is worth a read. He asks this: What are Trump’s character qualities and moral standards, and should they matter to Christ-followers?

This Day in 1775. 241 years ago today, Patrick Henry (who was a committed Christian) delivered his speech with the famous line, “Give me liberty or give me death.” *

Early Underwater Warfare

“Like the innards of some hellish behemoth gutted on the banks of the Tyne, these photographs show the cramped, claustrophobic interior of U-boat 110.”

Expositional Imposters

This article has some helpful information on common expositional mistakes.

Carson

The better we know God, the more we will want all our existence to revolve around him.

—D.A. Carson

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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.

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    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…