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Listen Up


Need a preschool-through-middle school curriculum? Well, in that case. . . . Marty Machowski. Listen Up: Jesus’s Parables for Sunday School. Includes DVD of curriculum text + music CD, $159.99, New Growth Press. Everyone, including children, loves a good story, … Continue reading

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The Biggest Win


Figured I’d better get this one posted now, while the NFL playoffs are still ongoing and (some of) the heroes of our book are still on another miracle run. . . .  Fans of Paul David Tripp will also no … Continue reading

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Middle Knowledge: Human Freedom in Divine Sovereignty


Calvinist? Arminian? If you can roll with the headiness, you might just enjoy this book espousing a position that’s, as one friend once described his own position (and as I’ve pretty much described mine since — and we originally came … Continue reading

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Out of Our Heads and into the Streets


“The antidote to excessive introspection is not to completely forget myself, but to look more to the Lord Jesus Christ, which leads to thinking rightly—and less often—about myself.” Continue reading

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Learning from the Best


It’s easy to rely on programs and methods to “do church,” both individually and corporately. But as Leslie Hardin reminds us, the church starts with people who follow Christ, period. And if we want to truly follow Christ, there’s very … Continue reading

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Living in the Spirit’s Power


I believe the job of a prophet is to rattle the spiritual cage and wake up sleepy Christians, calling them out to understand the danger we face today. We have come to the point of contentment. We are content with … Continue reading

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Anger Is an Energy—But Where Is It Going?


David Powlison had been on my “gotta get around to reading him” list for quite some time now; I figured he’d been name-checked by too many people I respect to not be worth my time. And now, courtesy of the … Continue reading

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