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Weekend A La Carte (11/9)

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3801 Lancaster – The 3801 Lancaster Film Project is an ongoing documentary series about Kermit Gosnell, the Women’s Medical Society, and the cover-up by state and local oversight agencies. They have just released a trailer for part two.

Charismatic Debate – Here is a debate between Michael Brown and Sam Waldron, moderated by James White. They debate this: Have the New Testament charismatic gifts ceased?

Opportunities Busy Pastors Miss – Here are “three opportunities busy pastors might miss when they get too task focused. I’ll warn you, these are mundane, but their normalness ensures that every pastor faces them.” Pastors may also want to check out Kevin DeYoung’s John Reed Miller lectures from RTS.

Cruciform Press Pre-Holiday Sale – Cruciform Press (the company I co-founded) is offering 50% off everything through 11/18, plus free shipping through 11/13, unlimited quantities. While the deal is a little more complicated than that, this is a great opportunity for stocking-stuffers, book clubs, church book tables, and the like. Also, unrelated, Kress Biblical Resources is having a sale. Use the coupon code BR60833557256 and you’ll get 65% off!

Annoying Email Habits – Here are twelve annoying email habits you should think about quitting.

Five Ways to Refresh the Saints – Jon Bloom: “When reading Paul’s letter to Philemon this week I saw a theme I hadn’t really seen before. This letter is an instruction on how to refresh the saints.”


The servants of the Lord are to sing his praises in this life to the world’s end; and in the next life world without end.

—John Boys

  • Tell Me

    Why Didn’t You Tell Me?

    If you have spent any time at all on YouTube, you have probably seen videos of people hearing for the first time or people seeing color for the first time—videos of people who, through the miracles of modern science, have senses restored that had either been missing altogether or that had become dull through illness…

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    A La Carte (February 26)

    A La Carte: How not to apply the Bible / 30 people in the New Testament confirmed / Taylor Swift and Christianity / But I did everything right / 10 reasons the Old Testament matters to Christians / Kindle deals / and more.

  • We All Have To Do With God

    We All Have To Do With God

    Every one of us must deal with God. Every one of us must, at some time, face God. Every one of us must be prepared to give an account to God. For, as Scripture says, “Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto…

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    Weekend A La Carte (February 24)

    A La Carte: Wherever he leads, he’ll go / Britain’s loneliest sheep / Helping your teen with porn / How do the Arminian and Calvinist views of election differ? / Exposing the good in digital distractions / Kindle deals / and more.

  • Free Stuff Fridays (Coram Deo Pastors Conference)

    This week the blog and this giveaway are sponsored by the Coram Deo Pastors Conference. Dear brother pastor, In a spirit of prayerful expectation, I want to invite you to the Coram Deo Pastors Conference. This new event is hosted by Clearly Reformed (a new ministry I help to lead) and Christ Covenant Church (where…

  • The Kindness of God

    God’s Goodness in a Cruel World

    There is much to love and appreciate about our God, much for which we ought to give him praise and thanks. One of the attributes we may consider too seldom is his goodness, and as an aspect or component of his goodness, his kindness. And that is the subject of