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Mere Apologetics: How to Help Seekers and Skeptics Find Faith | Alister McGrath | $2.99
On Guard for Students: A Thinker’s Guide to the Christian Faith | William Lane Craig | $1.99
Church History 101: The Highlights of Twenty Centuries | Sinclair Ferguson, Joel Beeke, and Michael Haykin | $3.99
Patience Isn’t Passive | Barnabas Piper
But my understanding of “waiting” has been sorely lacking. The description above is hollow. Waiting is an experience full of careful thought and action, at least if one is doing it well. If your waiting experience is one of sitting by until something happens then you’re doing it wrong.
This is a question that came to me by a young and introverted pastor who is struggling to know how to make conversation with elderly folks when he goes to visit them. I wish more and more young pastors knew their weaknesses and desired to grow like this young brother. Because I think this is a growing struggle among young pastors especially, here was my response to this brother for your consideration…
What Do You Do If the Sunday Sermon Was Bad? | Scott Slayton
The Sunday sermon is important because we understand that this is how God has ordained for his word to be taught to his people. So when the Sunday sermon falls flat and is unhelpful, what should we do?
A Playboy for President | Ross Douthat
But in the year of Donald Trump, the religious conservatives who fought many of those transformations find themselves reduced to a hapless rump. The best have retreated to rebuild; the worst have abased themselves before a sybaritic, irreligious presidential nominee.
Golden Moments in Rio | Boston Globe
More than halfway through the Summer Olympic games in Rio, over 150 gold medals have been awarded. Here are some of the winners whose performances during competition earned them the top spot on the podium.
Your First Breath After Death | Marshall Segal
Think about your first breath after death. That moment has everything to do with this one (and every moment between now and then) — that first newborn inhale in heaven. Why will that gasp of air be any better than your last breath before death?