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A La Carte (May 29)

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Brooklyn’s Bridge – “In the year following the loss of their 4 month old daughter, Brooklyn, Adam and Corrie wrestle with grief and pain that leads to many questions. They discover joy can coexist with tragedy and that death is a bridge to something more in Christ.”

Hard Times – Here, from Mark Altrogge, are seven benefits of going through hard times.

Logos Reformed Resources – Logos is ramping up their Reformed resources. If you sign up for their email list, they will give you a free download of Cranfield’s On Romans and Other New Testament Essays.

Net Neutrality Jargon – Here’s the jargon behind the net neutrality discussion. This is an important discussion!

What Are We Teaching Our Daughters? – “There are young mothers in our churches who feel stressed because they have not mastered baking, sewing, ______, and feel as though they are failing their daughters because they can’t teach them these skills.”

The Only Running App – Here’s a clever article about the only running app you really need.

Ferguson

Until Christ’s return, there is only a pilgrim church here on earth, not a perfected one.

—Sinclair Ferguson

  • 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…

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    A La Carte (July 10)

    A La Carte: How the GOP became pro-choice / Forgive, and be forgiven / 10 non-cringy faith-based movies / The practice of arranged marriages / Do I share the gospel now? / How to show Mormon missionaries that the Bible contradicts their gospel / and more.

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    A La Carte (July 9)

    A La Carte: A prayer for my children’s walk with Christ / What really happened and Nicea / The secular creed / The Bible is not boring / It’s okay to fail / How can I read my Bible correctly? / Kindle deals / and more.