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A La Carte (November 30)

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Swasey’s Last Sermon

“Garrett Swasey was the officer killed trying to rescue people at a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado Springs. Swasey was shot while saving people at a place he abhorred. He was an elder of a church that believed in the inerrancy of Scripture, and that abortion is evil.” The Cripplegate shares excerpts from his final sermon.

Porn is a Co-ed Sin

“‘We know this wasn’t you; women just don’t have this problem.’ Those words hit hard. More than anything, I wanted to be caught. Here I was, red-handed, with a red folder…”

Why Teens and College Students Need to Work While in School

“Too few college students hold a significant part-time job before graduation. As a result, they struggle with professionalism in the work place.”

The Lord’s Leading in the Cessationist’s Life

Clint Archer explains that even cessationists believe in God’s leading and guiding in life.

When Church Leaders Get Gossiped About

It happens too often, unfortunately.

This Day in 1984. 31 years ago today, R. C. Sproul’s influential book, The Holiness of God, first hit store shelves. *

The Most Important Word I Learned in Seminary

Jason Duesing tells about the most important word he learned in seminary.

How Do You Forgive a Murder?

TIME: “On the night of June 17, a gunman opened fire in a church basement in Charleston. Nine people died. Five survived. Survivors and families tell their stories of faith and forgiveness.”

Spurgeon

Work is always healthier for us than idleness; it is always better to wear out shoes than sheets.

—C.H. Spurgeon

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