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Weekend A La Carte (July 18)

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Eylenad is a beautiful film that displays the beauty of Iceland. You know the drill: HD and full-screen.

Tomorrow you will be gathering with God’s people to worship him together. Are you prepared?

I do not often link to The Onion (fake news) but in this case I will make an exception for this great headlne: “Child’s Description Of Heaven During Near-Death Experience Specifically Mentions Book Deal.”

Sometimes we think our prayer requests are too trivial–why would I bother God with something like that? Do it anyway. God is glad to hear your prayers.

Steven Kryger provides his rationale for removing extremely effective pop-up ads from his site. I like the way his mind is tracking here.

Aaron Denlinger continues his look at some Scottish martyrs with a brief biography of Helen Stirk who, in 1544, was charged with meeting to read and study an English Bible.

It’s true: God will give you more than you can handle. But not more than he can handle.

Thanks to Avant Ministries for sponsoring the blog this week with The Spiritual Impact of ISIS.


We must not allow anything in our churches to compete with the high visibility of the gospel.

—Ray Ortlund

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