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November 27, 2007
Tuesday November 27, 2007 SBC Building Bridges Conference
The SBC is currently having the Building Bridges conference. Plenty of bloggers are providing updates. If you’re interested, you may want to check in with Timmy Brister’s site as he is a good source for SBC news.
Anti-Religious Bigotry on Display
Justin Taylor writes about anti-religious bigotry that is on display in the mainstream media.
Gay and Homosexual
Stand to Reason makes the distinction between homosexual and gay. It is a good distinction to keep in mind. “While all gay people are also homosexual, not all homosexuals are gay.”
Interview with Theologian R. Scott Clark
Dan Cruver features an interview with Scott Clark on the subject of adoption.
November 26, 2007
Monday November 26, 2007 Last Chance to Buy and Win
Today marks the last day you can buy my book and qualify to win a $100 gift certificate. Click for more information.
The Decline of African American Theology
Thabiti Anyabwile’s new book is now available from the publisher. It shouldn’t be long before it hits Amazon and other resellers. I hope to have a review soon…
Prophet Sharing?
Russell Moore points to an interesting article by Peggy Noonan in which she “pleads with the American populace to get over the religion question” when it comes to Presidential candidates.
Man Who Grew Roots
Surely this can’t be true! And yet it’s all over the news…
November 23, 2007
Friday November 23, 2007 Interview with Paul Martin
Unashamed Workman continues his interview series, this time interviewing my favorite preacher, Paul Martin.
Inside the Mind of a Killer
At Creation Ministries is an interesting article about the recent Finnish high school shooting and the worldview of the killer.
BBC To Film Shakespeare
BBC aims to upstage its own classics by producing new versions of all 37 of the Bard’s plays. (HT: JC)
November 22, 2007
Thursday November 22, 2007 Contentment and Thanksgiving
John MacArthur offers some wisdom on the need to be content. “If you belong to Christ, like the apostle Paul you can and should learn the secret of a contented life.”
John Foreman’s “Fall” EP
Switchfoot fans will want to go and download the first of Jon Foreman’s 4 EPs. Others will follow over the course of the next year.
November 21, 2007
Wednesday November 21, 2007 10 Free Audio Books
As a Thanksgiving special, Christian Audio is offering ten free audio books. Several of them are definitely worth downloading.
Marriage Testimony
Lisa (of 4Ever4Given fame) and her husband Jon have posted a video of their testimony to God’s faithfulness in their once-troubled marriage. God has been good to them!
iPhone on the Plane
PlaneBuzz blog shares a humorous anecdote about a person on a plane trying to outsmart the pilot with his iPhone. The pilot wasn’t impressed.
Stem Cells Without Embryos
Scientists have “created the equivalent of embryonic stem cells from ordinary skin cells, a breakthrough that could someday produce new treatments for disease without the explosive moral questions of embyro cloning.”
November 20, 2007
Tuesday November 20, 2007 Phillip Pullman’s “The Golden Compass”
Several people have expressed concern to me about the upcoming film “The Golden Compass.” A couple of years ago IV Press published a book that may be of interest: “Dark Matter: Shedding Light on Philip Pullman’s Trilogy, His Dark Materials.”
Reformed Baptist Academic Press
Reformed Baptist Academic Press has just launched a new web site and is introducing two new books.
How to Mark a Book
“Thoughts on the Way” has just published Mortimer J. Adler’s helpful article on how to mark a book. A golden quote: “I contend, quite bluntly, that marking up a book is not an act of mutilation but of love.”
November 19, 2007
Monday November 19, 2007 An Anthill on Which to Die
Russell Moore doesn’t blog often, but when he does you really need to make sure you read it. His latest effort, dealing with ants, is no exception.
Rick Altizer - Pop Symphonies
Rick Altizer’s latest Scripture memory album features “strings, horns, pianos, walls of guitars, stacks of vocals…think Beatles with Beach Boy harmonies and Queen/George Harrison guitar solos.” (HT: RF)
R.C.’s Resource Recommendations
R.C. Sproul has some resource recommendations for you.
Justice, Saudi Style
“A court in the ultra-conservative kingdom of Saudi Arabia is punishing a female victim of gang rape with 200 lashes and six months in jail, a newspaper reported on Thursday.”
Interview with Steve Jeffery
Alex Chediak has a brief interview with one of the authors of “Pierced for our Transgressions.”
November 16, 2007
Friday November 16, 2007 Semester Missionaries Needed
“Lakeshore Baptist Church needs energetic college or seminary students willing to spend their Spring or Summer (2008) semester working in the relief, recovery, and rebuilding efforts on the gulf coast.”
What Defines the Reformed Faith?
In response to a new movement of Reformed Catholic churches, R. Scott Clark affirms what makes the Reformed faith distinctive.
Why Complementarianism Gets a Bad Rap
Lydia explains.
Atheism for Children
Atheist Richard Dawkins says he is considering writing a book for children.
November 15, 2007
Thursday November 15, 2007 The Great November Giveaway
This is the last day you can enter the November giveaway right here at this site…
Buzzard on Bell
Justin Buzzard went out to see Rob Bell on his “The Gods Aren’t Angry” tour and brings an interesting report.
Reformed Conference Directory
I have done a long-overdue update to the Directory of Reformed Conferences.
Amy Has a Baby
Congratulations to Amy of Humble Musings fame on the birth of Elisabeth Hope.
November 14, 2007
Wednesday November 14, 2007 Sellings Books in the Church
Guest blogging at Gazing at Glory, J. A. Ingold, a deacon at Capitol Hill Baptist Church, recently provided a series about selling books in the church. There is good information here for any church!
When Nougat is More Meaningful Than God
Prodigal Jon writes about advertising and meaning. “So then, if the church is failing to provide meaning, what does that mean? What does that look like, why does it matter that millions of dollars is spent every year telling people nougat is more meaningful than God?”
Man Marries Dog
To atone for sin committed against dogs, a man in India, following advice given him, has now married a dog. After all, it’s the most obvious solution…
2008 Desiring God Pastor’s Conference
Registration for the 2008 Desiring God Pastor’s Conference is now open.

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