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A La Carte (November 14)

Today’s Kindle deals include an amazing selection. There are lists of books from Crossway, Matthias Media, Zondervan, and more. Visit the Kindle Deals for Christians page to see them.

9 Things Titus 2 Women Do

I really enjoyed this one. “When I think about these women—whether they are slightly or significantly older than me, and despite their varying seasons of life—I noticed some common traits…”

600 Hours

What did you do last year? According to the statistics, you watched 600 hours of Netflix. That’s almost a month of mornings, noons, and nights.

Are You Tolerant?

This apologetic video is perhaps just a bit simplistic, but still educational. It’s clearly directed to students to help them deal with tolerance.

The Worth of the Weak

Andrew Kerr speculates on why God allows there to be both weak and strong within the same church. “We need both the weak and strong, like a hammer of grace, to knock us into shape, and work out the practical implications of the Gospel in our lives.”

Why Does Anyone Become a Christian?

Tim Keller asks and answers with an interesting historical perspective.

A Day in the Life of a Bakoum Pastor

Pastor, next time you’re tempted to grumble…

This Day in 1741. 275 years ago today English revivalist George Whitefield married Elizabeth Burnell. *

The Ocean Is Deeper Than You Think

Yup. This video shows just how deep it goes.

Glass Ceiling Or A Roof Over Your Head?

People all over the world are asking what significance Trump’s victory (following, of course, on the heels of Brexit) means for them. Here’s a helpful perspective from Australia. “Hillary Clinton lost the US election because she was talking about glass ceilings to people who were simply worried about keeping a roof over their heads.”

Flashback: Finding Joy, Finding Hope

What amazes me is that though Paul endured an amazing amount of abuse and torment, he continued to be full of joy. I went looking for the source of Paul’s joy…

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The living Word, Jesus Christ, presently rules His church through His written Word, the Scriptures.

—Steven Lawson

  • Lets Hear It For the Second Parents

    Let’s Hear It For the Second Parents

    While today we tend to associate step-parents with divorce, in previous centuries they were almost exclusively associated with death and with either widow- or widowerhood. In an era in which lifespans were shorter and, therefore, a greater number of parents died while their children were still young, there was a distinct and honored role for…

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    A La Carte (June 17)

    A La Carte: Honor good fathers and bad fathers alike? / Don’t give up, dad / How I respond to pride month / 5 myths about the pro-life movement / A seminar on biblical counseling / How do I know if I’m one of the elect? / Kindle deals / and more.

  • The Glorious End without the Difficult Means

    The Glorious End without the Difficult Means

    Just as Olympic athletes cannot realistically expect to win a gold medal unless they strictly discipline themselves toward victory, Christians cannot hope to prevail in the Christian life unless they take a serious, disciplined approach to it. Yet lurking in the background is always the temptation to hope that we can have the result of…

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    Weekend A La Carte (June 15)

    A La Carte: Learn to rest in God’s justice / 3 reasons why your small group is not a church / How can I be a godly father? / Gender in the void / Are images of Christ OK? / The getting of wisdom / and more.

  • Making Good Return

    Making Good Return

    I don’t think I am overstating the matter when I say that this has the potential to be one of the most important books you will read. It’s a book that may shape years of your life and transform the way you carry out one of the key roles God assigns to you…

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    A La Carte (June 14)

    A La Carte: 3 steps to find your voice / 7 things good dads say / One day leads to another / Let’s stop hyper-spiritualizing counseling / Enjoying the many flavors of the Word / What I wish you understood about the ethnic-specific church / and more.