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Orphan 32: A Story of Providence
The Ottawa Citizen has the amazing story of “Nguyen Ngoc Minh Thanh was one of 57 children airlifted to Canada from Saigon in 1975. Embraced by a loving family, he wanted for nothing. Well, almost nothing: The story of his life — hardly a fairy tale — was missing its first few chapters.”
How to Pray for your Pastor
Ligon Duncan gives 17 different ways that you can pray for your pastor.
Playboy’s in Trouble…and it’s not Good News
Carl Trueman writes about the fact that Playboy magazine is in financial difficulties but also tells why this isn’t quite a good reason to crack open the champagne.
One-to-One Bible Reading and Prayer
An article from Matthias Media looks at one-to-one Bible reading and prayer, its benefits and why we don’t invest more time in it.
Free Audio: Abandoned to God
This month’s free download for Christian Audio is David McCasland’s Abandoned to God, a biography of Oswald Chambers. I’ve read the book and definitely recommend it.
The Worst Climate Predictions of 2008
Here are a few of the funniest, most irrational predictions about the climate in 2008. For example, Tim Flannery was named Australia’s Man of the Year in 2007 after predicting this: “Australia’s Cities Will Run Out of Drinking Water Due to Global Warming.”
Interview with Justin Reimer
Alex Chediak interviews Justin Reimer of The Elisha Foundation, an excellent organization that exists to serve the families of children with special needs.