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A La Carte (7/23)

Wednesday July 23, 2008 The Father of the Fatherless
The Desiring God blog features a guest post by Jason Kovacs who writes about glorifying the Father of the fatherless.
What God Should Have Said?
byFaith Magazine, the web magazine of the PCA, has a good review of The Shack. “Writing an unfavorable review of The Shack, then, is like criticizing your Aunt Martha’s macaroni casserole. Sure, it’s fattening, but everyone else in the family loves it, so why not just shut up and eat your Waldorf salad? Any critic risks stumbling directly into the book’s own well-worn stereotype: a strident religious nitpick.”
The Audacity of Vanity
“Barack Obama wants to speak at the Brandenburg Gate. He figures it would be a nice backdrop. The supporting cast — a cheering audience and a few fainting frauleins — would be a picturesque way to bolster his foreign policy credentials. What Obama does not seem to understand is that the Brandenburg Gate is something you earn.”
Gen Xers Unhappy at Work
Sean Michael Lucas offers ten reasons that Gen Xers are unhappy at work.