On Preparing Your Hands for Church

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Sometimes I almost prefer not to tell who I am quoting. Sometimes people see the name and either tune out altogether, or they respond so enthusiastically they fail to exercise due discernment. But in this case, this quote is so good and helpful that I wanted to share it with you. I will even

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Weekend A La Carte (August 17)

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Today’s Kindle deals include some newer books and some older ones—not bad for a Saturday! (Yesterday on the blog: The Power Over Christian Publishing We’ve Given To Amazon) Evidence of Biblical Story Found in Layers of Jerusalem Ash “The Bible describes King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon laying

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A La Carte (August 16)

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Today’s Kindle deals aren’t the lowest prices we’ve ever seen, but there are some really solid books there. (For another solid book, check out The Whole Armor of God, on sale at Westminster.) Have You Considered Trying Harder: The Theology of Rachel Hollis Anne Kennedy: “In the world of

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A La Carte (August 15)

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Today’s Kindle deals include small but diverse collection of books you should check out. The recent deals from Westminster Books are focused on helping teens see life through three biblical lenses. (Yesterday on the blog: Missing Elements in Our Discussions about Apostasy) 3 Questions D.A.

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Christian Rap Gets Highlighted by USA Today

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Christian rap has come a long way since its inception, and people are taking notice. This morning, USA Today published an article highlighting a few Christian rappers that have their attention, titled, “Christian hip hop is having a moment: 6 rappers you should know.”  NF led

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A La Carte (August 14)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Several of today’s Kindle deals aren’t objectively cheap, but they are actually a great value compared to their list prices. Take a look and see! Pastors in India: I saw information about this conference and wanted to recommend it to you. I know all the speakers, I believe, and have a ton of

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50th Annual GMA Dove Awards Nominees Announced

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The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced today the nominees for the 50th Annual GMA Dove Awards, revealed exclusively on Facebook ‘Live’ with the help of Natalie Grant, Jekalyn Carr and Karen Peck. This historic celebration will take place on Tuesday, October 15 in Nashville,

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A La Carte (August 13)

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Logos is having a back-to-school sale which sees all their base packages reduced by 20%—about the biggest discount I’ve seen them offer. They’re also offering discounts on some solid Crossway resources. (Yesterday on the blog: Why Satan Is No Friend of the Family) Hey Church: A Fallow Year

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Why Satan Is No Friend of the Family

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Over the past couple of weeks I’ve shared a few articles dealing with family from a Christian perspective. We have seen along the way that family plays a very important role in God’s plan for God’s world. He created the family so it’s his to define. And he created the family for two great

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A La Carte (August 12)

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Today’s Kindle deals include a few books from Crossway as well as some other solid picks. (Yesterday on the blog: How We Worshipped One Sunday in August) 9 Things You Should Know about the Manson Family Cult By now you know how to identify a Joe Carter article. “This week marks the fiftieth

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5ive Shares His Story

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Rap artist 5ive recently sat down to share his story in a powerful piece posted by True Breed Records.  “Craig James was 3 years old when his father, a crack addict, walked out. He smoked marijuana for the first time at age 10. By the time he was 16, he was fully addicted to cocaine.

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Weekend A La Carte (August 10)

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You will find a few Kindle deals to look through today. (Yesterday on the blog: 10 New and Notable Books for August) The Church of Chicken I thoroughly enjoyed this long article on Chick-fil-A. It tells “the inside story of how Chick-fil-A used Christian values and a ‘clone army’ to build

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