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February 12, 2008
Tuesday February 12, 2008 Lincoln and Divine Providence
John Piper points to an excellent article in WORLD magazine describing Abraham Lincoln’s path to embracing divine providence.
Music Awash in Booze and Drugs
“Their report on Monday showed a third of the songs had explicit references to substance abuse. And two-thirds of these references placed drugs, alcohol and tobacco in a positive light by associating them with sex, partying and humor.”
Seven Tough Questions to Ask your Friends
Stephen Altrogge has some questions to ask your [good] friends.
Another Review
Nauvoo Pastor reviews my book.
An Interview with Daniel Wallace
Justin Taylor has an interview with Daniel Wallace. Wallace describes a particularly bizarre period in his life!
February 11, 2008
Monday February 11, 2008 Discerning the Call to Ministry
Dr. Mohler offers some useful advice to discerning whether a person has been called to the ministry.
Fetal Twins Save Mom’s Life
This is almost too amazing to be true. “Twins save mom’s life by kicking tumor loose from cervix.”
Fetal Pain
Matthias Media points to an interesting but disturbing article in the New York Times.
February 07, 2008
Thursday February 7, 2008 Updates on Union University
Timmy Brister has a rundown on all of the post-tornado happenings at Union University.
Church Calendars, Etc
Sean Michael Lucas has an interesting article dealing with “Church Calendars, Scriptural Authority, and Liberty of Conscience.” Presbyterians will probably like it a bit more than Baptists…
February 06, 2008
Wednesday February 6, 2008 Cherishing Your Marriage
This is the beginning of what looks like a promising series over at the CBMW blog.
Beyond the Gates of Splendor
Amazon has the DVD of “Beyond the Gates of Splendor” on sale at the moment.
Highlights from T4G ‘06
In the coming weeks, over at the Together for the Gospel blog, you’ll find highlights from the ‘06 conference.
The Recycling Myth
Here is an interesting article for those who believe that Sweden has an ideal recycling program (and one other nations should emulate).
Evangelist Bill Piper
Here you can listen to or read John Piper’s biographical tribute to his father.
February 05, 2008
Tuesday February 5, 2008 A Free Song from Passion
At Jesusfreakhideout you can (legally) download a free track from the latest Passion CD (which releases today).
Ted Dekker Books on Sale
For the entire month of February Ted Dekker’s official site is offering most of his books at 60% off.
The Altar of Cynicism
“The Altar of Cynicism” is a good little article from the current issue of Tabletalk Magazine.
Theology Network
Theology Network is a newly launched site that looks as if it may be worthy of a bookmark.
February 04, 2008
Monday February 4, 2008 Go Wayne Grudem!
Words fail me.
Holiness by Grace
Pulpit Magazine has a review of Bryan Chapell’s perpetual favorite *Holiness by Grace*.
Frozen Grand Central Station
This is another great “improv everywhere” moment.
February 01, 2008
Friday February 1, 2008 The Better Hour
In February PBS will air “The Better Hour: The Legacy of William Wilberforce.” It is a documentary dealing with the life and legacy of Wilberforce. Keep an eye out for it!
Remember Chris Sligh?
Chris Sligh, a one-time top-ten finisher in American Idol, is about to release a new single called “Empty Me.” It will be coming soon to Christian radio. You can hear it on MySpace.
The Case Against Romney
I don’t post much about politics, but I enjoyed this article by Joe Carter.
January 31, 2008
Thursday January 31, 2008 What Year Is It Again?
“Toronto District School Board trustees approved creating the province’s first publicly funded Africentric school.” That’s right—segregated schooling.
Grace Quotes
Here’s a site with a great collection of Christian quotes.
Free from Max McLean
Max McLean has released a free MP3 recording called “Perfect Love.” It has biblical reflections on true love.
Where’s My Protestantism
Here is a short but profound post from “Rodney Trotter” at Reformation21.
January 30, 2008
Wednesday January 30, 2008 Ligonier Streaming T4G ‘06
Ligonier Ministries are streaming the T4G’06 messages and panels on the Ligonier site.
C.J. Mahaney Blog
C.J. Mahaney now has a blog of his own.
True Male Friendship
The CBMW blog is featuring a series on true male friendship, encouraging men to pursue true biblical friendship.
Global Church Advancement Conference
Alex Chediak is blogging from the Global Church Advancement conference.
January 29, 2008
Tuesday January 29, 2008 Chinese Reformed Bookstore
The people behind Monergism Books have just opened a new store, this one selling Reformed resources in Chinese.
Scientology
If you’ve been hearing about all the furor regarding Scientology the past couple of weeks, you may find this a good article to get oriented with this cult/religion.
A380 Cockpit
This has no real value beyond entertainment. It’s an amazing view of the inside of the cockpit for the new Airbus A380 super jumbo.

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