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A La Carte (November 16)

Today’s Kindle deals include just a couple: Justification Vindicated by Robert Traill and Multiply by Francis Chan.

This week’s deals from Westminster Books include some excellent Christmas resources you may want to stock up on.

Logos users may be interested in some early Black Friday deals. Yes, pre-Black Friday.

3 Things Parents Can do to Help Keep Your Kids from Sexting

If you’ve got teens, you need to read articles like this and then talk them over with your kids. This is real.

You Are Never Too Young to Live for Christ

Don’t believe the lies! You are never too young to live for Christ.

A Million Dollar Collection

This is kind of neat and kind of odd. But this guy has a collection of Hot Wheels worth a cool million.

Proclaiming a Better Way

Daniel Motley has some good thoughts on Christian community in the aftermath of the election. “Every election, a dangerous forgetfulness descends upon the nation like a cloud, as if somehow this election will decide the fate of America for the next 1,000 years.”

The Key to Leading a Bad Meeting

Here’s how not to lead those bad meetings we all hate so much.

This Day in 1855. 61 years ago today Scottish missionary-explorer David Livingstone named Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe on his first missionary journey through Africa. *

Why is Inauguration Day on January 20?

Here’s the story of why inauguration day is January 20 instead of right after the election.

They Excommunicated My Dad

You know that, in theory, there is redemptive value in church discipline. But it’s still good to read accounts of it.

Flashback: A Call for Christian Extremists

Allah may be glorified in maimed bodies and blood-soaked city streets, but God is glorified in acts of love and deeds of kindness.

challies_nov13-19-03The more bored you are with God, the more vulnerable you will be when temptation comes.

—Jared Wilson

  • We All Have To Do With God

    We All Have To Do With God

    Every one of us must deal with God. Every one of us must, at some time, face God. Every one of us must be prepared to give an account to God. For, as Scripture says, “Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto…

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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.