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A La Carte (8/16)
August 16, 2012
Enough Already! - Actress Jodie Foster penned an interesting article (Note: it contains a couple of profanities). She writes about how horrendous it is to grow up in the public eye and defends a kid’s right to be a kid. It’s interesting because, as a star actress, she has had a hand in creating the very culture she hates. Either way, good food for thought.
An Unforgettable Story - Joni Eareckson Tada’s Joni: An Unforgettable Story is just $3.99 in the Kindle edition.
The Precious Word - I enjoyed this article, a recounting of a lot of street evangelism during the Olympics.
What I’ve Learned Along the Way - A pastor provides a skimmable list of some of the things he has learned over 21 years of ministry. Here’s a sampling: “Sheep bite. Faithful preaching does not guarantee church growth. Just because there is a crowd does not mean there is a church.”
Fitted Sheets - This is very instructional.
The Greatest Olympian - “Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian in he modern incarnation of the Olympic Games. But is he the ‘greatest Olympian’ ever? It’s partly a question of definitions, but I would argue that he is not.”
There was never a sinner half as big as Christ is Savior. —C.H. Spurgeon