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Weekend A La Carte (March 14)

We are mostly hunkered down here in Toronto, doing our best to track and follow the changing government recommendations. By this evening my son should have returned home from Southern Seminary, and then I guess we just wait to see what unfolds in the days and weeks to come.

Logos users, it’s time to vote on another round of Logos March Madness—and check out some more deals for the products that didn’t make it through. Meanwhile, today’s Kindle deals include some classics as well as plenty of books by John MacArthur and others.

(Yesterday on the blog: The Opposite of Envy)

Questioning the Survey

WORLD magazine takes issue with a recent Barna survey. “The research organization Barna Group reported in February that two-thirds of American adults who attend church ‘do so largely because of personal enjoyment.’ That claim may not be sensational, but it is misleading.”

Delhi’s Deadly Riots, Explained by an Expert

You might have heard about some of the rioting taking place in Delhi. This video explains what’s happening and why.

‘Dead Sea Scrolls’ at the Museum of the Bible Are All Forgeries

Here’s a long and interesting one from National Geographic. “On the fourth floor of the Museum of the Bible, a sweeping permanent exhibit tells the story of how the ancient scripture became the world’s most popular book. A warmly lit sanctum at the exhibit’s heart reveals some of the museum’s most prized possessions: fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls, ancient texts that include the oldest known surviving copies of the Hebrew Bible. But now, the Washington, D.C. museum has confirmed a bitter truth about the fragments’ authenticity.”

ER Doctor Explains What To Do If You Start Showing Coronavirus Symptoms (Video)

Hopefully you don’t need this video, but I suppose it might be worth a bookmark just in case.

All 21 Pixar Movies, Definitively Ranked

Here’s a definitive (according to a few people, at least) ranking of all 21 Pixar movies. It looks like I’ve got a little catching up to do.

How Might this Coronavirus Help Churches Be On Their Guard?

“Leaving aside the most obvious factor about whether your church cancels its service or not in the wake of the coronavirus, what else might change about your church both during and after the virus peak?” Stephen McAlpine reflects on how the virus might sober up our churches. (Perhaps also see The Best Laid Plans and/or You’re Not a Bad Pastor If You Cancel Services Over COVID-19.)

I Am a Poor Wayfaring Stranger (Video)

What an incredible performance of a haunting song.

If you are theologically flimsy when the devil shows up, you are ripe for his picking.

—Jared Wilson

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