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Weekend A La Carte (May 30)

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John Piper offers a solid answer to this question: How Much of My Sinful Past Should I Tell My Children?

Hymnals and Catechisms are on sale at Westminster Books. (The hymnal is quite a neat one, geared specifically for youth and youth groups.)

5 Ways to Rise Above Internet Outrage is a good start on tackling a prevalent issue.

Do you really think that avoiding worship will be the means by which your heart will changed, prepared to engage in worship? Can disconnecting from the means of grace somehow bring about a revival of the heart? Here’s help for those times When Your Heart Isn’t In It.

David McCullough: By the Book is an interview with one of my favorite authors.

The one thing Aileen and I have never been able to do well is cook rice. Here’s help.

Whether or not you agree with all of the conclusions, there are some good points to ponder in The Age Of Disinformation.

Thanks to HCSB for sponsoring the blog this week with Textual Criticism and Bible Translation.


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