A Pastoral Prayer from December

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Last week I shared a sample pastoral prayer–one I prayed during one of our worship services at Grace Fellowship Church. In the coming weeks and months I will be sharing some more of these, some prayed by me and some by others. I am doing this primarily as a resource that may help inspire or

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Weekend A La Carte (December 15)

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There are a few Kindle deals you may like to take a peek at today. Also, Amazon has select family board games on sale today. (Yesterday on the blog: Kirk Cameron Wants You To Connect) Hard times at Harvest WORLD magazine has a long report on the hard times at Harvest Bible Chapel. “Former

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Free Stuff Fridays (Christian Audio)

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This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Christian Audio. They are giving away five prizes this week, each of which will be a $50 gift card that you can use to purchase anything from their site. It’s a great opportunity to load up. As it happens, Christian Audio is in the midst of their

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5 Ways to Stay Married during the Holidays

Category: Family
Marriage 91112/12/18 ‘Tis the season to be jolly, deck the halls, trim the tree, and sing fa-la-la-la-la. Christmas music began pumping into our ears minutes after Thanksgiving. The holidays are coming, coming, coming and it’s time to prepare. ‘Tis also the season where

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More Than a Controversy

Category: Young Adults and Singles
John Allen Chau. It seems like everyone has had an opinion. The opinions have been pretty strong. If you are unfamiliar with the story, on November 17, Mr. Chau was killed by North Sentinelese people as he attempted to make what is thought to be his third attempt to develop relationship with

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Chase Home Value

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Chase Home Value Chase customers can take advantage of home value comps reports offered online but as accurate as one from your local relator because they’re done by a local agent.  Chase offers a home estimator on its website but even they call it an estimator.  When you’re talking about a

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A La Carte (November 22)

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Happy Thanksgiving to all my American friends and family! I trust you’ll have a day filled with the great gifts of joy and gratitude. Today I’m going to stick to just A La Carte, then tomorrow I’ll be back with a round-up of Black Friday deals. There are lots of good ones rolling in, so […]

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My New Book: Run to Win

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As so many readers of this site settle into your Thanksgiving weekends (and the holiday season that follows it), I want to make you aware of a new book that may be of interest to you–my newest book, as it happens. Run to Win: The Lifelong Pursuits of a Godly Man began on this site […]

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A La Carte (November 21)

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Just a quick note about what’s coming up here over the next couple of days. Tomorrow (Thanksgiving in the USA) I’ll be publishing an A La Carte post. On Friday I’ll have A La Carte, plus my annual roundup of Black Friday deals for Christians. A similar Cyber Monday post will come on Monday.

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A La Carte (November 20)

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Today’s Kindle deals include some good books from Reformation Heritage, a few from John MacArthur, and one from Mark Jones. (Yesterday on the blog: Give Me a Man with an Open Bible!) I Am the Daughter of a Pedophile “The hour was late when the phone rang one evening last May. It was late enough

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Letters to the Editor

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I continue to receive lots of letters from readers of this site. And, as you know, I like to print some of them from time to time. Here is a small collection of recent ones which offer comments on a variety of subjects. Letters on The Missing Elements of Modern Worship Hi Tim, I am […]

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Weekend A La Carte (November 17)

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Today’s Kindle deals include three solid books that are worthy of your attention. (Yesterday on the blog: New: Challies Daily Podcast (Audio Blog)) Women Writing Theology “Female Christians blessed with writing talent who seek to use their gifts for the benefit of the Church are often

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