The December Family Revise (and Non-Travel Report)

I turned forty five yesterday. My birthday celebration was supposed to get there when I was somewhere high over the Ocean, perhaps just off the coast of Namibia, at the front end of the monster 16-hour homeward flight. I should have got long since dropped asleep, and not recognized exactly where I was when the clock struck midnight, nor even what time zone it may have been. I suppose it is possible that I would have turned 45 several times while flying quickly from …

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Brand new and Notable Alfredia Books for Nov 2021

The final months of the year are usually not the best time for new book releases. However , this year we have been seeing some special releases that are well worth investigating—including books by prominent theologians like Thomas Schreiner and Douglas Moo. Knowing that, here is my set of new and notable Christian books for November 2021. In each case I’ ve included the editorial description. The Joy of Hearing: A Theology of the Book of Revelation by Thomas Schreiner. “Join …

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Why Sermon Preparation is Not Devotional Time

Every Mon morning, I rotating in my desk chair—praying, pondering. Yellow lawful pads fill along with chicken scratch in the language only I am aware. About fifty Monday a year, around 3: 00 p. mirielle., I start to wonder if I’ll have everything worthwhile to say the next Sunday. The other 2 Mondays I’m on holiday. I know it’s…

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A La Carte (November 9)

May the The almighty of love and peace be along with you on this fine day time. Logos users, there are some good deals to be had this week, including Epic! Today’ s Kindle deals include quite a comprehensive list of titles. (Yesterday on the blog: A Tribute to Those associated with Simple Faith) Through Meat to Meta: Facebook’s Disincarnate Trick “ I discover myself strangely thankful to the Zuck designed for giving me a new appreciation of the beauty of Christ’s enfleshment. ” Here’ s precisely why one writer …

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A La Carte (November 5)

The Lord become with you and bless you today Training From the Reformation’s Pamphlet War Carl Trueman: “ What made the Reformation a popular success in so many places? There is no simple response to this, but a vital element was the pamphlet war: the production of short, cheap, polemical publications, often highlighted with woodcuts, that served to shape the mind of the populace. Both Protestants plus Catholics engaged in this pamphlet war, which was perhaps the first fight for the popular …

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Per year of Sorrow, a Year of Gratitude, annually of Grace

The lawn at Glen Oaks Cemetery had already begun to diminish from its bright summer season green to the drab winter brown on the day we first visited. The November breeze blew chilly upon us as we walked the rows of graves to find the spot where we might bury our kid. We eventually chose a plot near the finish of a long line, beneath the shade of a young tree. A couple of days later we watched his coffin be lowered …

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Why I Owe Almost everything To Don Lewis

Last week delivered the news that Add Lewis has died—Dr. Donald Munro Lewis, professor of chapel history at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. He could be remembered there along with great affection not only as a skilled teacher of church history, but as a religious companion to many, a faithful mentor, plus a man who was committed to prayer. And though I actually met Don merely a handful of times, and though we were only infrequent correspondents, I are obligated to repay him pretty much …

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The La Carte (October 20)

May the Lord bless and keep you these days. Yup, there are some Kindle deals today. A Key Indication You are Maturing as a Preacher “ Through the years, I have learned in order to ask students a vital question that can expose a lot about how these are developing as a preacher. ‘ What do you leave out? ‘” This is a great query for young preachers (and, also, intended for older preachers). In case Decisions Never Not in favor of You, Is Your Eldership Truly Plural? It’ s a valid question… The …

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A La Carte (October 18)

Grace to you and peace through God our Dad and the Lord Christ Christ. There are some good Kindle deals nowadays, including a new biography about the Spurgeons. (Yesterday on the blog: God’s Pop-Up Book) Fatal children’s games We expect you’ ve been hearing about Netflix’ s strike series Squid Online game. This review through WORLD tells exactly what it’ s all about. A Cultural Moment for Revival? “ While our culture is constantly on the slip into chaotic depravity, more and more people are voicing their fears …

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Weekend A La Carte (October 16)

Might you know the Lord’ s sweetest blessings as you prepare to worship him this weekend. Logos users may want to check out several bundled deals of resources I recommend. Today’ s Kindle offers include some more recent books and some classics. (Yesterday on the blog: Why I Am Still All-in With E-Books) Johann Sebastian Bach: Aria from Easter Oratorio American Bach Soloists is one of my favorite YouTube channels. Mostly recently they’ ve shared a great recording of some Easter music. Making a …

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