Weekend A La Carte (June 3)

I’m so thankful to P&R for sponsoring the blog this week to tell you about their new printing of The Gospel of Jesus—a helpful resource for better understanding the gospels.

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Today’s Kindle deals include at least a couple of especially interesting books.

Westminster Books is offering a steep discount on an excellent series.

Credo House has their “Seminary in Your Pocket” on sale for a short time.

(Yesterday on the blog: New and Notable Christian Books for May 2023)

Quarantine Is Not a Good Option

What do we do when we see so much immorality around us? “As tempting as it might be, don’t move your family to a plot of land without internet, electricity, and running water. I’m suggesting that instead of being overwhelmed, we intentionally inoculate our children. Let me explain.”

Pastor: Help Your Congregation Navigate Pride Month

Here are some pointers for pastors that may prove helpful as they help their congregations navigate this month.

What is Your “One Thing”?

“When I talk to people, many individuals confess to following Jesus, loving Jesus, and desiring to honor Jesus. At the same time, many of those same people willingly follow Jesus in every area of living except one or two specific areas.” Do you have your own “one thing?”

The Lord Opened a Door for Me … So I Shut It

This is an interesting little verse that I hadn’t pondered before.

Beware The Leech’s Daughters

And then there’s this verse as well. “The leech has two daughters: Give and Give.” What’s that one all about?

God Is Eager to Forgive You

It’s so wonderful to consider that God is truly eager to forgive us.

Flashback: The Space Between Courting and Hooking Up

Courtship and hooking up are two very different approaches for a relationship, but they share a common consequence: They put too much weight on too weak a relationship.