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God Loves Sex: An Honest Conversation about Sexual Desire and Holiness | Dan Allender & Tremper Longman | $1.99
In Defense of the Fatherless: Redeeming International Adoption and Orphan Care | Sara Brinton & Amanda Bennett | $2.99
Kaine’s disagreement with Clinton on the Hyde Amendment shows us where the line is today between today’s “abortion absolutists” — the belief that abortion access should be available, subsidized, with little to no restrictions from conception through the moment of birth — and more centrist positions on abortion, which hold that abortion should be legal, but restricted, especially in the second and third trimesters.
The Single Best Reason We Should Thank God for Criticism | Aaron Armstrong
Criticism gives us the opportunity to display this kind of humility. We get to show what we’re made of—or more correctly, what God is making us into by his Spirit. And we can give glory to God because of that. Alhough we may not like being criticized (I know I don’t), this, I think, is ample reason to thank God for them.
Beautiful colorization of historical photos.
‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Hits Close to Home | Lore Ferguson
This is what God’s grace looks like in his children—we each bring to the table something different than every brother and sister on earth, each of us with a story knit together by our Maker for his purposes, our good, and his glory.
$5 Friday | Ligonier
Great deals on the topics of Creation, Perseverance, and Jonathan Edwards.
3 Ways to Steward Your Own Failure | Michael Kelley
Of course, we could look at the learning we gain from failure in a pragmatic way – we can examine what we did wrong and then put corrective action in place to make sure we don’t repeat the same thing. But there is also a deeply spiritual aspect to that self-examination. When we think about our souls, our ongoing pursuit of Jesus – failure is a great teacher here, too.