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Weekend A La Carte (January 23)

Freedom in Grief, Not Freedom From Grief

This is an important distinction for those who are grieving (and those who are grieving alongside them).

When Abortion Suddenly Stopped Making Sense

“We thought, back then, that few abortions would ever be done. It’s a grim experience, going through an abortion, and we assumed a woman would choose one only as a last resort. We were fighting for that ‘last resort.’ We had no idea how common the procedure would become; today, one in every five pregnancies ends in abortion.”

Group Prayer Participants You Don’t Want to Be

“I have learned through my mistakes and the conduct of others that there are certain types of group prayer participants none of us should want to be…”

Tim Challies and Going All in with Ebooks

There was a lot (a lot!) of response to my article about migrating to ebooks. Here is one from Logos.

The Road Not Taken

JT shows how just about everyone explains this one in the wrong way.

Notable Authors. If you’ve never checked out any books by author Os Guinness, I highly recommend you do so! I especially recommend Fool’s Talk and The Call.

The Biblical Call and Plan for Productivity

I was recently interviewed for the radio program The Christian Worldview. That interview is playing today.

Equipped for Christlikeness

I’m grateful to The Master’s College for sponsoring the blog this week with “Equipped for Christlikeness.”

Spurgeon

No matter what good truths you have to teach, no one will thank you if you do not speak kindly.

—C.H. Spurgeon

  • 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

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    A La Carte (February 23)

    A La Carte: Order, preparation, and the Spirit’s leading / Desecration at St. Patrick’s Cathedral / Why did God stigmatize the disabled? / Who would I be if I was happy? / 7 parenting errors that can influence adult children to leave the faith / and more.

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    A La Carte (February 22)

    A La Carte: Ice, wind, and unanswered prayers / Was it all a waste? / Prepping for the impending apocalypse / The best analogy for the Trinity / Getting to stop by woods on a snowy evening / Bible translation and AI / and more.