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A La Carte (July 22)

I wanted to again thank all those who seem to donated to the Computer chip Challies Memorial Scholarship. The first scholarships is going to be awarded to ten Boyce College or Southern Seminary students beginning in the coming term. The fund continues to be open for those who wish to continue donating into it.

There is a little list of Kindle deals for the collectors.

(Yesterday on the blog: Have You Tasted Paradise? )

Call it Racism, Not ‘ White Supremacy’

Samuel James says that with “ All variables equal, I think it’s a mistake for Christian interpersonal justice advocates to consider the mainstream exercise of talking about ‘ white supremacy’ and ‘ whiteness’ instead of sticking with ‘ racism’. ”

Two Cheers intended for Civil Religion

Carl Trueman: “ The old civil religion has not fallen to orthodox religious beliefs, to a vibrant Christianity; no, it has fallen to an anti-culture exactly where anything goes plus anyone who objects is certainly villainized. In fact , I would argue that it is worse than that: We now have a new civil religious beliefs, that of the healing, and it is rapidly colonizing Christianity. ”

Homeschool in order to Public School … and (Sometimes) Again

Rebekah Matt provides a few counsel, based on experience, for those transitioning in between homeschool and community school.

The ‘It’s Simply a Movie’ Mistake

“ I did previously think everyone was wooed by the characters and qualities they adored onscreen. Turns out, numerous aren’t even conscious of the ways movies subtly impress on us visions of character, virtue, plus vice. ” The content includes some helpful insights into movies and television shows.

Can The Loved Ones in Bliss See Us During Important Times in Our Lives?

I feel a little much less certain of the response to this than Randy Alcorn does, yet his answer will be well worth reading.

Context Issues: In the World, but Not of the World

“ This phrase is common in Christian circles, but many might not know where it comes from. Is this the biblical saying? If you do, are we utilizing it correctly? If we read the Bible as a whole and never as an inspirational-motto jukebox, we’ll see that several familiar expressions take on a deeper meaning than we initially thought. ”

Flashback: Whitened Fragility and the Bible’s Big Story

I want to use the Bible to suggest how it may help us realize issues of race and racism, for this also contains a narrative structure.

He that has his trust set upon The almighty does not need to dislike anything except the particular weakening or the paralyzing of that trust. —Alexander Maclaren