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A La Carte (March 3)

A Conversation about Church Revitalization with Mark Dever

Even if the title of this article is a bit dry, the interview itself is both interesting and instructive.

Losing My Mom — One Memory at a Time

This is a powerful and poignant article on Alzheimer’s. “Alzheimer’s is cruel. Slow motion time travel into the past—with no return tickets on sale.”

Logos March Madness

Logos users will want to vote in this year’s March Madness. The longer people last in the bracket, the deeper the discount on their works. Also, you may be interested in the community pricing on Classic Studies on the Resurrection of Christ and the 57% discount on the D.A. Carson Treasury.

Lion – Accountability Browser

This new product looks like a simple and seamless way of gaining and maintaining accountability while using your iPhone.

How to take Better Photos with your iPhone!

I’m a terrible photographer but am hoping that these tips can help me improve at least a little bit.

25 Women Who Impacted the World for Christ

True Woman has been sharing a series of short profiles of noteworthy women from church history. The most recent entry is on Sabina Wurmbrand.

The Orthodoxy of Community

Read this short, sweet reflection from Burk Parsons.

This Day in 1933. 83 years ago today, evangelist Dawson Trotman and others founded the Navigators. *

How to Perform a Heart Transplant

This is a fascinating longform article: “If you need a new heart, you want Dr. Gonzo leading the search. The charismatic head of the transplant team at Baylor takes chances on donors others doctors don’t want, while maintaining the same survival rate. Here is an exclusive inside look at how he does it.”

The Supreme Court Case on Texas Abortion Clinics

Joe Carter has a FAQ on the abortion case that has gone before the Supreme Court.

Packer

The most universally awesome experience that mankind knows is to stand alone on a clear night and look at the stars.

—J.I. Packer

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    Weekend A La Carte (July 13)

    A La Carte: Folly has a strategic plan to get you / The power of a health warning / Sex is not a solution to marital tension / What do you do when your suffering is your fault? / We can’t think or live Christianly / Good news for African girls / and more.

  • Free Stuff Fridays (TMAI)

    This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by The Master’s Academy International (TMAI). They are giving away the 42-volume Essential MacArthur Library set. The Master’s Academy International (TMAI) is a worldwide network of pastoral training centers that equip indigenous church leaders to preach the word and shepherd their people. They have 19 Training Centers around…

  • The Danger and Necessity of a Passion for Church Growth

    The Danger and Necessity of a Passion for Church Growth

    Quite a long time has passed since we witnessed the unexpected rise of a new kind of Calvinism. Few had anticipated that in the twenty-first century, so many millions of people spanning a host of nations and traditions would find themselves affirming such old and controversial doctrines. Yet many did so because they were wary…

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    A La Carte (July 12)

    A La Carte: John Piper on repetitive worship songs / Jen Wilkin says not to fear the marks in Revelation / Carl Trueman’s hope beyond politics in Europe / Bruce Ware on angels and free will / Samuel Davies’ tragic children / Book deals / and more.

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    A La Carte (July 11)

    A La Carte: The Disney princess whose heart isn’t worth following / Words of mercy and grace when we disagree / Ten reasons why the Bible is the greatest of great books / Why balance is bad for pastors / The earliest record of Jesus’s childhood / and more.

  • Cognitive Decline and Common Faults

    Cognitive Decline and Common Faults

    When visiting a far-off church, I met a man who, with sadness, told me about his father’s final sermon. A lifelong pastor and preacher, his father had withdrawn from full-time ministry several years prior, but still preached from time to time. On this Sunday he took to the pulpit, read his text, and gave his…