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A La Carte (1/16)
January 16, 2012
A couple of ebook deals: In case you missed it on Saturday, Crossway’s illustrated version of The Pilgrim’s Progress is down to $0.95; Robert Gundry’s commentary on James is free, today only. Meanwhile, John Piper’s book Bloodlines is now free in PDF form if you’re interested (no registration, no checkout—just free).
Pastors and Conducting Weddings - Brian Croft: “I am consistently asked about the circumstances surrounding weddings. What makes it permissible or not to conduct a wedding in ”this or that” situation? I am very aware that there are strong opinions and lively disagreements about whether an evangelical pastor should marry Christians, non-Christians, and everything in between.”
Pastors Oppose Evolution - “Pastors overwhelmingly believe that God did not use evolution to create humans and think Adam and Eve were literal people, according to a recent survey by LifeWay Research.”
The Man with the Golden Voice - Here is an update on Ted Williams, the (formerly) homeless man with the golden voice.
High-Speed Animals - “With good lighting and a little luck, amateur videographers can use inexpensive digital cameras to transform blurred flight into breathtaking glimpses of animal behavior.” WIRED showcases some examples.
Ordo Salutis - That infographic of the ordo salutis has been translated into Portuguese and is free for the download.
Your Brain on Technology - Mike Wittmer read a bunch of books on technology (including my own) and provides 5 big takeaways.
The snow covers many a dunghill; so doth prosperity many a rotten heart. —Thomas Brooks