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A La Carte (October 7)

I wasn’t able to dig up any new Kindle deals today. However, Logos has a roundup of their best deals for October while Westminster Books has some deals on books related to counseling one another.

Findings from the New Atlantis Report on Sexuality and Gender

Al Mohler breaks down an important new report and focuses on the most important findings.

How William Tyndale Changed the World

Here’s an article and video on a man who changed the world.

City Gate Destroyed by Hezekiah

WORLD reports: “archeologists have uncovered a city gate-shrine they believe Hezekiah’s men demolished at the city of Lachish in the eighth century B.C.”

Six Disturbing Assumptions Uncovered in A World Without Downs

Here, based on a new documentary, are “six chilling assumptions informing a culture that would enable the elimination of a subgroup.”

Boys Online

This is neither fun nor easy to read, but it is helpful in understanding what it’s like to be a teenaged boy navigating a digital world.

This Day in 1832. 184 years ago today Charles Converse, American lawyer and composer of the hymn tune for “What a Friend We Have in Jesus” was born. *

6 Ways the Psalms Sing to Our Fears

George Guthrie: “When I am struggling with fear, I find meditating on the Psalms a great help and comfort. Here are 6 ways in which that wonderful ‘song book’ for life helps me to process my fears, bringing them to the Lord.”

A Few Tips on Raising Boys

David Murray comes through with some good ones.

Lying About Hitler

Justin Taylor has an interesting interview with historian Richard Evans.

Flashback: Take a Test on the Trinity

A year ago I created this 33-question test on the Trinity. Why don’t you take 5 minutes to go through it and see how you do?

If you add anything to Christ, you lose Christ. Salvation is in Christ alone by grace alone through faith alone.

—John Stott

  • Leadership

    We Need Qualified Leadership

    A few days ago I happened upon the page of an especially mega-sized megachurch. The church is about to undergo a leadership transition from an older man to a younger one and a page on the site lays out the process through which this new pastor was chosen. I read with a morbid kind of…

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    A La Carte (June 21)

    A La Carte: Making tea and holding hands for the sake of the gospel / When Christian groups subvert religious liberty of Christians / How busy should I be? / 5 ways people worship themselves / A backwards birth into heaven / A new systematic theology / and more.

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    A La Carte (June 20)

    A La Carte: How to support the caregivers in your church / What we gain in following Jesus / The way we feel is not necessarily the way it is / The power and danger of habit / The man who introduced American Evangelicals to C.S. Lewis / and more.

  • Do Not Envy the Wicked

    Do You Envy the Wicked?

    It takes a long time for sinful instincts to become pure, for tendencies toward what is evil to be transformed into tendencies toward what is good, lovely, and pleasing to God. The man who quits drugs will still react when he catches a whiff and the woman who gave up alcoholism will still struggle when…

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    A La Carte (June 19)

    A La Carte: The golden rule for hard conversations / Seven reasons you shouldn’t ignore beauty / The early church on entertainment / The uselessness of prayer / A thousand wheels of providence / Impossible, hard, and easy / and more.

  • Our Salvation Through Christ

    This week the blog is sponsored by Moody Publishers and this post is adapted from The Kindness of God by Nate Pickowicz (© 2024). Published by Moody Publishers. Used by permission. Just like the Old Testament, the New Testament teaches that this wonderful salvation is extended to us as a kindness. Paul opens his letter…