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Weekend A La Carte (May 3)

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Small God, Big Storm – “How many times have I read or watched a news report about the devastation, caused by a tornado in some part of the country? Dozens maybe. … This time it was different. This time a friend of mine–and two of his children–died.”

Terrible International Aid Ideas – Here is a list of ways people thought they could help but actually just made things worse.

MLJ: World’s Best Grandfather – I enjoyed this article from Martyn Lloyd-Jones’ grandson.

Snapchat’s New Update – Parents whose kids use Snapchat should read this and be aware of what Snapchat is and does.

Do Christians Overhype Porn Addiction? – Granted he’s writing for Covenant Eyes, but the points are still valid.

7 Lessons from Failure – David shares some of what he has learned from failure. In a similar vein J.D. Payne says The Conference No One Hosts Is the One You Need to Attend.

Field Trip to a Junkyard – This sounds like a worthwhile activity.


“Exaggeration” is actually a proud, unbroken word for “lying.”

—Nancy Leigh DeMoss

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    We Who Are So Ordinary

    A couple of years ago I listened to an interview with a critic of Christianity. He was a person who claimed to love Christ, yet who seemed to have little use for Christ’s church and little good to say about Christ’s people. There was one critique that especially stood out to me

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    What Is the Best Thing In Life?

    Any time we consider the spiritual disciplines, or means of grace, it is crucial that we remember not only the great purpose of these habits but also the great blessing they represent. We were made to know God and to be known by God. We were made in the image of God to have a…

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  • Free Stuff Fridays (Help The Persecuted)

    This weeks giveaway is sponsored by Help The Persecuted. Help The Persecuted rescues, restores, and rebuilds the lives of persecuted believers in the Islamic World through spiritual support and tangible help. Every week, they send out an email with specific, real-time prayer requests of persecuted believers to their global Prayer Network. You can join the…

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