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Recommended Reading

It has been too long since I posted some recommended reading from other blogs and Web sites. I will remedy this today. You are free to understand this post as being an indication that I am busy writing my first week’s “lesson” for Cutting It Straight and am also engaged in moving my site to a new server. That and I’m busy. And a bit lazy today. You get the idea.

Dead Man Blogging tells us that Old Dead Guys Are Dumb. If you’re looking for a laugh you can check out his compilation of photos that beg the question of Who Do You Want To Vote For? Of course the preceding question assumes American citizenship.

On a slightly less-spiritual topic, Doug at Coffeeswirls is providing weekly recaps of the weekend’s NFL action. You can read his thoughts on week two here.

Matt Hall has accepted my request for an article and has written about the differences in understandings on communion between Luther, Calvin and Zwingli. Check it out here.

JollyBlogger has announced the first ever Carnival of the Reformation which should interest any Reformed bloggers out there.

I read many blogs every day, but only recently have taken an interest in photoblogs, mostly because my brother-in-law has started one. So if you want something different to do every day, why not check out a daily photo.


  • Free Stuff Fridays (Coram Deo Pastors Conference)

    This week the blog and this giveaway are sponsored by the Coram Deo Pastors Conference. Dear brother pastor, In a spirit of prayerful expectation, I want to invite you to the Coram Deo Pastors Conference. This new event is hosted by Clearly Reformed (a new ministry I help to lead) and Christ Covenant Church (where…

  • The Kindness of God

    God’s Goodness in a Cruel World

    There is much to love and appreciate about our God, much for which we ought to give him praise and thanks. One of the attributes we may consider too seldom is his goodness, and as an aspect or component of his goodness, his kindness. And that is the subject of

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    A La Carte (February 23)

    A La Carte: Order, preparation, and the Spirit’s leading / Desecration at St. Patrick’s Cathedral / Why did God stigmatize the disabled? / Who would I be if I was happy? / 7 parenting errors that can influence adult children to leave the faith / and more.

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    A La Carte (February 22)

    A La Carte: Ice, wind, and unanswered prayers / Was it all a waste? / Prepping for the impending apocalypse / The best analogy for the Trinity / Getting to stop by woods on a snowy evening / Bible translation and AI / and more.

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    Like an iPhone, Only Much More So

    Can I confess something to you? There’s one thing Aileen does that really bugs me. We will be talking together and enjoying one another’s company. But then, as we chat, I’ll hear the telltale buzz of her phone. And I can tell that I’ve lost her. I can see it in the look on her…

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    A La Carte (February 21)

    A La Carte: When cultural tailwinds become cultural headwinds / Talking with kids about gender issues / Try to be more awkward / Life is more than mountaintop experiences / Tinder / Unpacking “separation of church and state” / and more.