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Weekend A La Carte (January 16)

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Is It Bad to Skip Breakfast?

Apparently it’s not quite as bad as you’ve heard. But I’m still going to start every day with my toast and eggs.

A Modest Proposal for the “Do Christians and Muslims Worship the Same God” Debate

Justin Taylor brings some much-needed reason to the debate.

A New Podcast

Podcast fans may want to check out this new one from Russell Moore.

Locker Room Extinction

WORLD: “At the end of 2015, two human rights commissions over 2,800 miles apart enacted new rules that could be precedent-setting for the gender battle across the nation, including giving people the right to use whichever locker rooms and bathrooms they choose.”

How the Phonograph Changed Music Forever

It’s always interesting to compare the present to the past: “Much like streaming music services today are reshaping our relationship with music, Edison’s invention redefined the entire industry…”

Notable Authors. If you’ve never checked out any books by author James White, I highly recommend you do so. I especially recommend The Forgotten Trinity and Scripture Alone.

Why 734 Pastors Quit

“No sabbatical. No help with counseling. No clear picture of what’s expected. Hundreds of former evangelical pastors say these were the crucial elements missing from the final churches they led before quitting the pastorate.”

What Is Truth?

Thanks to The Master’s College for sponsoring the blog this week with “What Is Truth?

Carson

Either worrying drives out prayer, or prayer drives out worrying.

—D.A. Carson

  • Making Good Return

    Making Good Return

    I don’t think I am overstating the matter when I say that this has the potential to be one of the most important books you will read. It’s a book that may shape years of your life and transform the way you carry out one of the key roles God assigns to you…

  • A La Carte Friday 2

    A La Carte (June 14)

    A La Carte: 3 steps to find your voice / 7 things good dads say / One day leads to another / Let’s stop hyper-spiritualizing counseling / Enjoying the many flavors of the Word / What I wish you understood about the ethnic-specific church / and more.

  • A Whole Batch of New Books for Kids

    A Whole Batch of New Books for Kids

    Every month I put together a roundup of new and notable books for grownup readers. But I also receive a lot of books for kids and like to put together the occasional roundup of these books as well. So today I bring you a whole big batch of new books for kids

  • A La Carte Thursday 1

    A La Carte (June 13)

    A La Carte: Were the earliest Christians illiterate? / Our new religion isn’t enough / Why do evil and suffering exist? / The missing ingredient in too many marriages / Is Genesis literal or allegorical? / The death of fear / and more.

  • Tear Down Build Up

    It’s Easier to Tear Down than Build Up

    In my travels, I encountered a man whose work is demolition. When buildings are old and decrepit, or even when they just need to be removed to make way for others, his job is to destroy them and haul them away. New or old, big or small, plain or fancy—it makes no difference to him.…

  • A La Carte Collection cover image

    A La Carte (June 12)

    A La Carte: Does Bach’s music prove the existence of God? / Living from approval, not for approval / A surprising test of true faith / Do you have the support you need to grow? / Who was the “black Spurgeon?” / and more.