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Some helpful articles I’ve bookmarked recently (or not so recently): “How to Pray for Afghan Christians” (Kevin Carson) “Jesus Is Literally All They Have Left” (Randy Alcorn) “9 Things You Should Know About the Taliban” (Joe Carter) “Celebrating 50 Years Of Marriage” (Paul Tripp) “Preaching the Funeral Sermon I Once Most Dreaded” (Hershael York) — […]

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Some helpful articles I’ve bookmarked recently (or not so recently): “I’ll See You in Court” (Jesse Johnson, The Cripplegate) — a helpful explanation of 1 Corinthians 6 and its application in lawsuits and insurance dilemmas. “Unmarried Sex Is Worse Than You Think” (TGC, Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra and Collin Hansen ) “The Conversation About Sex You […]

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Some helpful articles I’ve recently read: Some Thanksgiving leftovers: Mark Talbot explains why even suffering is something for which we can praise God. Jerry Bridges reminds us that, “Paul said we’re to come to God “with thanksgiving.” We should thank Him for His past faithfulness in delivering us from troubles. We should thank Him for […]

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Free ebook on disability from DG

In recent months, Desiring God has published a number of smaller works in ebook formats (PDF, ePub, and Mobi).  The latest of these is Disability and the Sovereign Goodness of God by John Piper and Tony Reinke. The book is about 70 pages long and looks to be very helpful. Download the free book, Disability […]

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Some helpful articles from around the internet: Tim Challies offers “Seven Ways to Pray for Your Prayer Life.”  This is helpful. A new book coming June 1 (ebook) and June 15 (paperback) from my dad:  Everything Happens for a Reason?: God’s Purposes in a World Gone Bad. Paul Tautges offers “36 Purposes of God in […]

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Some helpful articles from the couple of weeks: Greg Lucas offers “Seven Lessons from the Disability Community:” God is both sovereign and good. You have been brought into this community for a purpose. Disability magnifies our vision for joy in the smallest things. Community brings much needed perspective Outspoken men are often minorities. When marriage […]

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The value of a human life

Today was Sanctity of Human Life Sunday.  Typically, this day recognizes the inherent worth of unborn children, in opposition to the abortion movement.  But to recognize the value of a human life is to recognize the value of every human life — from unborn infants to the disabled to the elderly. A few resources that […]

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Some helpful articles I’ve spotted around the internet recently: John Knight reminds us about the subtle ways in which the agenda of abortion is pushed in the media. “Three continents. Six children dead. Every headline mistaken.” is a tragic tale of the death’s of six innocent children, and a sorrowful demonstration of how far the understanding […]

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Some helpful articles from the last week: Kevin DeYoung gives us something to think about:  “I’ve learned over the years that the simplest way to judge gray areas in the Christian life like movies, television, and music is to ask one simple question: can I thank God for this?…” John Piper wrote a teenager about […]

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When a boy is born blind…

How will the father of a blind boy respond when his pastor preaches on John 9 — the story of the man born blind? Watch the interview of the pastor, John Piper, with his church member, John Knight, for one redemptive example.  This will not only be helpful for those with disabilities or family members […]

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