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A La Carte (10/31)
October 31, 2006
Tuesday October 31, 2006
Books: BookMooch is a “community for exchanging used books.” It looks like a good way of swapping books you don’t read for those you’d like to read.
Humor: The Sacred Sandwich has released the latest edition. They have also unveiled their new motto: “While the World Zigs, We Zag.” Be sure to look at the ads for Barbie’s Dream Church and the new Ergun Caner talking doll.
Du Jour: Ingrid from Slice of Laodicea shares a stirring story of “Pure Religion on a Cold, Wet Night.” “Sometimes in our busy lives it is easy to miss ministry opportunities that are really the most important kind of all. Jesus said that to care for the fatherless and the widow, all those who are hurting, is pure religion and undefiled.”
Conferences: I just updated the list of Reformed Conferences, adding a couple of new ones and updating several others. Click here to see what conferences will be in your area next year.
People: JD Wetterling reflects on Candy Man: “He ran the candy stand for summer campers here at Ridge Haven for a generation of covenant children. He heard, ‘Hey, Candy Man,’ in some surprising places in his travels when former young customers spied his unforgettable face. “