A La Carte (September 26)

Parents will be glad to know that Westminster Books has launched a new site, Westminster Kids, that’s all about kids’ books.

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Today’s Kindle deals include a collection of books for women from Crossway.

(Yesterday on the blog: I Pray That This Sinner May Be Saved)

When “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” Is All the Logic Left

This is a thought-provoking article. “We don’t want complex syllogisms, but compelling stories. The degree to which gripping narratives embody logical syllogism is the degree to which we are willing to think logically. Our field of reasoning goes only so far as the stories take us, and no further.”

Prioritizing Evangelism

Mez McConnell: “Many Christians behave like the Jews. They keep Jesus to themselves. They want to keep the gospel within their tribe, so they hide it, willingly or unwillingly, from sections of society they either fear or don’t understand.”

Pushing back against barbarism

Carl Trueman: “The recent controversy surrounding Brittany Kerr Aldean’s comments about transgenderism has garnered considerable media attention, culminating in her husband, country star Jason Aldean, parting ways with his public relations firm of seventeen years.”

When Spiritual Routines Get Boring

Barbara writes about those times when spiritual routines get boring.

Mom, Jesus Is Praying for You

“How often do we mother from our own strength and resolve? In other words, how often do we forget that Jesus serves us far beyond our initial conversion?” Kristen asks the questions and offers some encouragement to moms.

Involuntarily Sent

This missionary describes a recent crisis that hit their church particularly hard.

Flashback: The Duties Required by the Ninth Commandment in a Social Media World

With the rise of modern communications technologies, and especially social media, I am convinced we need to diligently apply ourselves to a fresh consideration of all this commandment requires of us.

A sinner does not ‘decide’ for Christ; the sinner ‘flies’ to Christ in utter helplessness and despair. —Martyn Lloyd-Jones