A La Carte (September 7)

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I’m really looking forward to speaking at the Standing Firm conference later this month right here in Oakville. Other speakers include H.B. Charles Jr, Al Mohler, and Crawford Loritts. As far as I know, there are still tickets available. (Yesterday on the blog: How Should You Dispose of a Bible

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How Should You Dispose of a Bible ?

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How should you dispose of an old Bible? Is there a right way and a wrong way? Is there a biblical way and an unbiblical way? Listen in as I try to work through this surprisingly common question. Transcript I recently got the question, how do you dispose of an old Bible? Somebody’s Bible had

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A La Carte (September 6)

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You won’t find a better deal than this on Credo Course’s “Introduction to Theology” course. Meanwhile, Westminster Books has a nice sale on books for young children. I did not manage to track down any new Kindle deals for the day. (Yesterday on the blog: Benny Hinn, Joel Osteen, and Milkshake

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EPIC: Switzerland

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My latest EPIC journey took me to Switzerland (and France and Germany) where I was searching for objects relating to the Reformers and the Huguenots. Join me as I explore this beautiful country and a couple of its neighbors. This video was made possible in part by Zondervan and the forthcoming

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Have We Finally Hit Peak Attractional?

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So Ed Young is at it again. Last week he announced a forthcoming sermon series titled “Wrastlin’” and did so through a video that is nothing short of absurd. “Over four weeks this September, Ed Young and Fellowship Church welcome four legendary guests from the world of professional wrestling –

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The First Two Minutes Matter Most

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It’s obvious, I know. It’s been said a million times by a million different people. But, in my defense, it’s been forgotten by a million more. I’ve said it and neglected it too many times to count: The first two minutes matter most. Today Christians are gathering all across the world for our

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Weekend A La Carte (September 1)

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This is one of the best days in recent memories for Kindle deals, so be sure to visit the deals page. This month’s free book from Christian Audio is a bit of an unusual one, but even if it’s not of interest, some of the ones that are on sale may have more appeal. Logos users […]

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Free Stuff Fridays (HarperCollins)

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This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by HarperCollins Publishing, who also sponsored the blog this week. They are giving away 5 copies of the NIV Biblical Theology Study Bible.  Here’s what they are saying about it: Marvel at the big story; savor each detail Biblical Theology allows you

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The Rugged Beauty of Switzerland

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I recently returned from a trip to Switzerland (though we also swung through France, Austria, Germany, and Liechtenstein). I was there to conduct research for my worldwide EPIC project and then to enjoy some time with Aileen as we marked our twentieth anniversary. We traveled through many parts

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A La Carte (August 30)

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Today’s Kindle deals include an often-recommended two-volume church history. (Yesterday on the blog: Is It Time To Go Back to The Heart of Worship?) Moms Need Soul-Care over Self-Care “It’s almost impossible to visit a motherhood website, blog, or play group without running into it. The concept

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A La Carte (August 27)

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Unfortunately I did not find much interesting by way of Kindle deals today. I’ll try again tomorrow. (Yesterday on the blog: How We Worshipped (A Mid-Summer Hymn Sunday)) America Soured on My Multiracial Family “There are three fundamental, complicating truths about adoption. First, every

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