Sunday A La Carte (June 23)

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Every day I scour the internet to look for interesting articles and videos. Sometimes I find far more than can fit from Monday to Saturday, and this was one of those weeks. Hence, here’s a Sunday edition of A La Carte. I recommend watching Alistair Begg on “Knowing vs Feeling in Worship” at

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Weekend A La Carte (June 22)

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Today’s Kindle deals include plenty of books and study Bibles. Christian Audio is having their twice-yearly sale which means just about everything is marked down to $7.49. It’s a good time to stock up for those long summer drives. (Yesterday on the blog: 8 New and Notable Books for June) The

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8 New and Notable Books for June

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It’s that time again! I couldn’t possibly read or review every good book (not to mention every bad book) that finds its way into my mailbox. However, I do like to look them all over and let my readers know about some of the new ones that are most noteworthy. So here are the new […]

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A La Carte (June 21)

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Westminster Books discounted has three titles they recommend you read this summer. If you know Greek or want to, you may enjoy Bill Mounce’s “Greek Word of the Day” videos on YouTube. They are worth the 30-40 second investment. Recollection Let yourself just get lost in this beautiful writing.

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A La Carte (June 20)

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I managed to scrape together a small collection of Kindle deals you can browse through. (Yesterday on the blog: Peril on Both Sides) Touch Read this one. Seriously, just read it. The Normcore Opulence of Preachers Wearing Four-Figure Sneakers That Instagram account Preachersnsneakers

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Peril on Both Sides

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I’m thankful that preachers are increasingly aware of the Bible’s big picture and are preaching accordingly. I’m grateful to see preachers focused on understanding and explaining how the Bible is a cohesive, coherent book, and doing this by exploring the many connections within it. This

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A La Carte (June 19)

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I spent a bunch of time this morning scrolling through endless lists of books and found some neat Kindle deals along the way. Westminster Books has a great new edition of a great old book you may want to check out. How to Choose the Right Seminary: 6 Factors to Consider If you’re thinking

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A La Carte (June 18)

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There’s a fair bit of Piper and Keller in today’s Kindle deals, though some of it is on the high end of bargain territory. Still, there are deals to be had. If you’re into podcasts, or even if you’re not, you may enjoy the new show “Extremities.” Episode one was just fascinating. David

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Practicing the Present

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This week the blog is sponsored by Moody Publishers. John Koessler is an award-winning author and teacher who served on the Moody faculty for 25 years. In his new book, Practicing the Present: The Neglected Art of Living in the Now (Moody, 2019), he addresses how to evade the tyranny of past

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Love Is Not Heavy-Handed

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Whatever else we learn about church life, we learn quickly that it will at times come with conflict. We are, after all, sinful people attempting to share community with other sinners. It’s inevitable that problems will arise, inevitable that there will be angry words, unfortunate

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Weekend A La Carte (June 15)

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Today’s Kindle deals include mostly classics, but some newer ones as well. You might enjoy exploring Eikon, CBMW’s new journal for biblical anthropology. (Yesterday on the blog: Whether I Sink Too Low or Soar Too High) National Geographic Travel Photo Contest There are some stunning shots in

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Free Stuff Fridays (LifeWay)

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This week’s Free Stuff Friday is sponsored by LifeWay who also sponsored the blog this week. They are giving away 10 copies of  J.D. Greear’s new book, Gospel Above All: The Gospel is the Source of the Church’s Renewal. Here is how they describe it: Pundits are writing the obituary of

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A La Carte (June 13)

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There’s a new issue of the always-excellent Credo magazine for you to download or read online. (Yesterday on the blog: Not What You Think) 5 Questions to Ask When You Are Suffering It was this kind of wisdom that gave people such respect for David Powlison. Reading the Bible Upside Down The

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Not What You Think

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While the gospel remains fixed and unchanging, every generation is different from the one before. While God’s Word is always true and powerful, each generation has its own doubts and questions. This means that each generation needs to be taught about God and his Word in a unique way. Where gen

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A La Carte (June 12)

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Today’s Kindle deals include several books (like Echoes of Exodus). Be sure to check out Westminster Books for some deals on books for children. Spiritual Fruit Grows Slowly I found this an encouraging reminder that even though spiritual growth often happens slower than we’d like, that doesn’t

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A La Carte (June 11)

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I didn’t find any new and interesting Kindle deals, so will try again tomorrow. You may be interested in downloading the new issue of Reformed Perspective magazine. (Yesterday on the blog: What Is a Family, Anyway?) For Pastors Only (But You Can Eavesdrop) “Can you think of the name of a

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