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A La Carte (May 16)

Today’s Kindle deals include several excellent deals from Tim Keller, John MacArthur, James White, and others.

Learning for Life

“The lack of teachability is probably the single greatest hindrance to our growth in grace and it’s a form of pride.” It sure is!

Spring (Video)

This is a stunning time lapse video of flowers.

Torn Emotions: A Visit With Nabeel Qureshi

Ravi Zacharias pays tribute to Nabeel Qureshi who has terminal cancer. “I do not ever recall being part of a meeting like this one: the love, the healing, the soul-wrenching heartache, the unstoppable tears, and finally the hugs, the prayers, and the farewell. My colleague Stuart McAllister summed it up in one sentence: ‘It was a moment in church history to remember.’”

Billy Graham’s Madison Square Crusade

“If there had been any doubt about Graham’s star status when the crusade began, none lingered by the time it finished. By then Graham ranked as the most famous evangelist in the United States since George Whitefield in the 18th century.”

The Theology of Martin Luther: 10 Things

Here are 10 things you ought to know about Martin Luther’s theology.

Swag Seminary (Video)

You might enjoy this video poking fun at the church’s endless pursuit of relevance.

How I Leverage My Autism for Pastoral Ministry

This is interesting: “My life-changing diagnosis forced me to learn myself—and my ministry role—all over again.”

Just-Around-the-Corner Spirituality

You may be familiar with this kind of spirituality.

Flashback: How Far Is Too Far?

Everyone has had to ask or answer the question at one time or another: When it comes to the physical component of a dating relationship, how far is too far?

Society set free from God is its own worst enemy.

—Robert Mounce

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    A La Carte (February 20)

    A La Carte: How hell motivates holiness / The bond of love / How to love our friends in truth, even when it stings / The distorting power of the prosperity gospel / Thinking about plagues / and more.

  • A Difference Making Ministry for Any Christian

    A Difference-Making Ministry for Any Christian

    The experience of preaching is very different from the front than from the back, when facing the congregation than when facing the preacher. The congregation faces one man who is doing his utmost to be engaging, to hold their attention, and to apply truths that will impact their hearts and transform their lives.

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    A La Carte (February 19)

    A La Carte: Courageous pastors or overbearing leaders? / Jesus didn’t diss the poor / 8 qualities of true revival / Why don’t you talk about the sermon? / The idol of competence / The danger of inhospitality / and more.

  • Why Those Who Seem Most Likely to Come, Never Come At All

    Why Those Who Seem Most Likely to Come, Never Come At All

    It is something we have all observed at one time or another and something we have all wondered about. Why is it that those who seem most likely to come to Christ so often reject him? Why is it that those hear the boldest invitations and who have the greatest opportunities so commonly turn away?…

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    Weekend A La Carte (February 17)

    A La Carte: Think you’re immune to adultery? / One of the most hopeful reminders about sanctification / What do we do with dreams and visions? / Have you ever asked your church elders to visit and pray for you? / The neurodivergent believer / Preaching advice for busy pastors / and more.

  • Free Stuff Fridays (Open the Bible)

    This week’s Free Stuff Friday is sponsored by Open the Bible. They encourage you to enter to win a series of books from Open the Bible and Pastor Colin Smith! Included in the giveaway are: For All Who Grieve by Pastor Colin Smith. Written with compassion and understanding, yet honestly facing the difficult questions that…