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Weekend A La Carte (March 29)

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Is Church Membership Really Required? – “With such benefits, you’d think church membership would be held in infinitely high esteem. But for many reasons, Christians seem to think less of it than ever before. If you’re one who looks upon church membership lightly, then I invite you to reconsider.”

National Geographic Traveler ContestNational Geographic has begun their annual Traveler Photo Contest. Some of the early entries are nothing short of spectacular.

Do Christians Hate Gay People? – Denny Burk shares an unpublished excerpt from Salvo magazine’s recent interview with Robert George of Princeton University.

6 Things I Wish Someone Would Have Told My Church – Byron Yawn reflects on an installation service. “If I could go back over a decade ago, here are six things I wish someone would have said to my congregation.”

7 Tips for a Happy Christian Marriage – Here are 7 marriage tips from a Christian couple who has been married for 67 years.

Questions & Answers from Ligonier – Here is a round-up of questions and answers from the speakers at the recent Ligonier Ministries National Conference.

Satan knows that if he can get us to laugh at things we believe we would never do, our defenses will fall.

—Kent Hughes


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