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A La Carte (October 21)

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If you’re interested in the new Unfolding Grace ESV and/or the accompanying devotional, they’re on sale this week at Westminster Books.

There’s a good little list of Kindle deals to look at today.

The World’s Easiest Theological Question

“For those who love to talk about theology, a good head-scratching question can really be fun. It allows us to stay up late in deep conversations with our friends over the mysteries of God and his Word.” But some theological questions are not head-scratchers…

4 Questions about the Trinity

Scott Swain answers a few important questions about the Trinity.

Redeem TV: A Better, Safer Streaming Service

If you have seen the news recently, you know that Netflix and many other entertainment platforms have proven they are not safe for family viewing. With faith-filled, family-friendly, curated content, Redeem TV provides light in a dark world. “Streaming Goodness” represents Redeem TV’s mission and devotion to provide trustworthy content for your family and those all around the world. (Sponsored Link)

The Blessing Of Good Elders

Here are some reasons why good elders are a blessing to the church.

Singing to the Risen Son

Here’s an extended look at the history of Christian hymnody. “The resurrection of Christ and the Pentecostal gift of the Spirit compelled Christians to sing. There was a burst of tremendous creativity for the infant church as they reinvigorated and pressed beyond the psalm tradition. Christian worship involved singing hymns to Christ from its earliest days.”

A Different Summer

“Do you remember writing about summer vacation for the first assignment of the school year? What would you write this year? I am tallying up a number of gains and losses.” We all are in different ways…

Politics and the Local Church (Video)

In this video Mark Dever discusses the important issue of unity within the local church—unity that comes without uniformity.

Flashback: 6 Reasons For You To Consider Writing

Like all of us, you need need to grow in humility, and writing has a way of promoting that precious trait.

He is a coward who shrinks from the discovery of his own faults.

—J.R. Miller

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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.

  • Like an iPhone

    Like an iPhone, Only Much More So

    Can I confess something to you? There’s one thing Aileen does that really bugs me. We will be talking together and enjoying one another’s company. But then, as we chat, I’ll hear the telltale buzz of her phone. And I can tell that I’ve lost her. I can see it in the look on her…

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    A La Carte (February 21)

    A La Carte: When cultural tailwinds become cultural headwinds / Talking with kids about gender issues / Try to be more awkward / Life is more than mountaintop experiences / Tinder / Unpacking “separation of church and state” / and more.

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    A La Carte (February 20)

    A La Carte: How hell motivates holiness / The bond of love / How to love our friends in truth, even when it stings / The distorting power of the prosperity gospel / Thinking about plagues / and more.

  • A Difference Making Ministry for Any Christian

    A Difference-Making Ministry for Any Christian

    The experience of preaching is very different from the front than from the back, when facing the congregation than when facing the preacher. The congregation faces one man who is doing his utmost to be engaging, to hold their attention, and to apply truths that will impact their hearts and transform their lives.

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    A La Carte (February 19)

    A La Carte: Courageous pastors or overbearing leaders? / Jesus didn’t diss the poor / 8 qualities of true revival / Why don’t you talk about the sermon? / The idol of competence / The danger of inhospitality / and more.