A La Carte (July 9)


At this time’s Kindle offers embrace a reasonably good record that spans a number of authors and several other publishers.

(Yesterday on the weblog: God, Greed, and the Prosperity Gospel)—the e book is obtainable at this time.

Why We Ought to Cease ‘Sharing the Gospel’

(Replace: web page went lacking for some motive)

Please don’t ship me an offended e-mail till you learn previous the headline. “What began as a refined change in terminology ends in an enormous shift for our entire ethos of evangelism. And now, I worry, some Christians could now not also have a class for proclaiming excellent news, particularly when others are apathetic or antagonistic towards the message.”

Companions for the Journey

My good friend Peter Bogert has begun a weblog aimed toward youthful pastors. On this article he encourages younger pastors to discover a companion for the journey.

Christian Household Particulars Crackdown on Church in China

AP experiences on Early Rain Covenant Church: “The Sunday service this week at an unassuming church in Taiwan was particularly shifting for one man. It was the primary time Liao Qiang had worshipped publicly since authorities shut down his church in China seven months in the past.”

Amazon Bought $240Ok of ‘Liturgy of the Bizarre’ Fakes, Writer Says

Christianity At this time tells how Amazon bought $240okay value of faux copies of a Christian e book. (That’s $250okay retail, of which the creator’s share might need been $30,000 or $40,000).

People Vastly Overestimate LGBT Inhabitants

Info & Tendencies experiences on an vital research. “In accordance with the estimates of U.S. adults, practically 1 in four People are homosexual or lesbian. In actuality, the quantity is way nearer to 1 in 20.”

The Westminster Assertion on Biblical Sexuality

I discovered this reasonably fascinating. A PCA pastor went again to the historic confessions and catechisms (which is a big a part of what it means to be confessional) to ask what they could say about points associated to same-sex attraction. “I assumed it might be useful to take a look at the readability of the Westminster Requirements, particularly as to what our requirements should say about sexual ethics and the ordering of sexual needs.”

Life after the Loss of life of a Son: What I’ve Realized about God’s Calling

Simonetta Carr: “God does have a beautiful plan: his overarching plan of salvation of a fallen world by way of Jesus Christ. The truth is, that is the unifying message of the Bible. The place our particular person life and particular circumstances match on this plan is basically not vital (regardless of our egotistic makes an attempt to consider in any other case). What’s vital—and wonderful—is the place we slot in Christ as members of his kingdom and a part of his story.”

Flashback: Use the Rod, Lose the Youngster?

We all know God expects us to self-discipline our kids and we all know he expects us to obey our rulers. So what can we do when these two come into battle?


If we might hear all that’s mentioned of us, it might not flatter us a lot. —John Newton



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