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A La Carte (November 20)

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True Things In a True Way – I appreciate what Darryl says here: “I’ve noticed a trend. In many of our settings, we tend to say things that are true as far as they go, but the way we say them contradicts what’s being said.”

The Case for Face-to-Face Meetings – There’s much more that could be said, but here are some good opening arguments on the value of face-to-face meetings.

Gospel-Centered – John Piper explains what it means to be gospel-centered or cross-centered.

The Band-Aid of the Future – Here’s a potential medical breakthrough. (Note for those with weak stomachs: the video display a small amount of blood.)

You Are Cured of MS – Does God heal today? Yup.

Four Reasons Time Management Is More Difficult – Matt Heerema offers 4 reasons that time management is more difficult today than in times past.

Airspace – Here’s a great video showing UK airspace over a day. Watching the overnight flights arrive from North America is incredible.

Spurgeon

The cross of Christ is in itself an offence to the world; let us take heed that we add no offence of our own.

—C.H. Spurgeon

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