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A La Carte (October 22)

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Jesus, What a Wonderful Name – You’ll enjoy watching Nancy Leigh DeMoss’ long and powerful Scripture recitation from the recent True Woman conference.

Proactive and Reactive Prayer – The distinction between proactive and reactive prayer can be a helpful one. If we don’t guard ourselves, our prayers will almost always drift toward the reactive.

Moses, Maximum, and a Bloody Valentine – I’m enjoying the series at The Gospel Coalition that deals with perplexing passages of the Bible.

How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep – Here are some tips on getting a good night’s sleep.

70 Years Ago Today – 70 years ago today was the day that J.I. Packer became a Christian.

Rainer

Early believers had to be commanded not to evangelize. Modern believers have to be urged to speak.

—Thom Rainer

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