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Weekend A La Carte (October 4)

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Saturday dawns, and it brings me to the end of one the most fully-packed weeks I can remember. Well, it will come to an end as soon as I’ve spoken at a pregnancy care centre’s event this morning. And just before I head off, here are some links to get your weekend started:

Here is some level-headed Advice to Guys Who Want to Date My Daughters.

I’m grateful to Zondervan for sponsoring the blog this week with their article Your Life Was Meant To Be Ordinary, Not Radical, courtesy of Michael Horton.

Fast Company says the Apple Watch shows that The Most Hated Design Trend Is Back; it’s interesting article that shows how we adapt to devices that are unlike any we’ve used in the past.

Andy Prime is beginning a new church plant in one of Scotland’s schemes and he asks, Does Our Church Planting Strategy Including Dying?

An atheist reviews Richard Dawkins’ autobiography and titles it The Closed Mind of Richard Dawkins. Even atheists are increasingly embarrassed by Dawkins.

Fall is in the air and here’s a photo gallery to display its beauty.

I was once on a plane and saw that the couple next to me had a big ol’ bag of Christian books at their feet. That sparked an enjoyable conversation between Emily Morrice and her husband Brad. And I was glad to see her post an article to The Gospel Coalition titled The Missing Demographic in Urban Churches.


Christ is even more merciful to his bride while he is in heaven than when he was on earth.

—Mark Jones

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