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A La Carte (2/25)
February 25, 2011
Standing at the gas pump this morning watching the numbers add up I decided to try a little math. If you factor in the metric to imperial conversion and then factor in the Canadian dollar to US dollar conversion, I am now paying almost $5 per gallon of gas. That just isn’t right.
Signs You Are Growing in Grace - Timmy Brister provides a round-up of tweets from Scott Smith. Who says Twitter can’t carry significant content?
The Day I Became Catholic - Rick Thomas speaks of the moment he (functionally) converted to Roman Catholicism. It’s worth reading.
Benny Hinn - Benny Hinn is in trouble. “Televangelist Benny Hinn is being sued by Strang Communications, a publishing company that alleges that Hinn violated a morality clause in their contract when he began an ‘inappropriate relationship’ with Without Walls pastor Paula White.” May his money perish with him.
Technology and Values - Some interesting thoughts on the morality of technology (a topic I happened to discuss in an interview yesterday): “It’s important to remind ourselves that technology is not such a villainous force. It’s not a force at all. No technology – good or evil, exceptional or mundane – is built in a vacuum. No technology is built without human intervention.”
Who Owns the Job? - Douglas Wilson offers a few comments on collective bargaining, placing it within a biblical context.
I don’t want to live in this body for the rest of eternity. I can’t see. My wife thinks I can’t hear. I can hear, but my wife thinks I can’t. It’s the fan! It’s the fan! —John Piper