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July 03, 2007

Tuesday July 3, 2007

Jobs: If you are a programming geek, Desiring God may just have a job for you.

Interview: Trevin Wax has a fresh interview with Caedmon’s Call.

Du Jour: Russell Moore has posted a good commentary dealing with creationism, the gap theory, and reconciling Scripture and the scientific data.

Music: Bob Kauflin is giving away what is probably my favorite song from last year’s “Valley of Vision” CD. It seems to have become a conference favorite as well.

Technology: If you’re still uncertain about using RSS, SaidatSouthern has a brief video tutorial teaching how to use Google Reader.

July 02, 2007

Monday July 2, 2007

Books: The DG blog shares the almost unbelievable results of their recent sale.

Children: An article in the Telegraph shows, to no one’s great surprise, that babies are not quite as innocent as they may appear.

Conference: Brett and Alex Harris have released a video promoting the Rebelution Tour, now underway.

June 29, 2007

Friday June 29, 2007

Interview: Martin Downes has an interview with Mark Dever.

Humor: Josh Harris shares an important truth.

Books: Trevin shares some good advice on reading and on reading widely.

Politics: Following closely behind the environmental movement, expect to read more stories like this one, suggesting that the best and quickest solution to solving the world’s problems is to begin a program of depopulation (is that even a word)?

June 28, 2007

Thursday June 28, 2007

Video: American Vision has an amusing video dealing with Sam Harris and other atheists.

Marriage: An article at Slate discusses the trouble with engagement rings. Sure it’s a kind of silly tradition, but I don’t think it’s a bad one!

Theology: Mark Dever has begun a series asking where all these Calvinists have come from.

Music: Bob Kauflin has posted the MP3 and chart for a new adaptation of the hymn “Hallelujah, What a Savior.”

June 27, 2007

Wednesday June 27, 2007

Books: As promised, all the books at the Desiring God store are a mere $5 today. Even John Piper thinks this is crazy. So go and lose yourself in a frenzy of consumerism. You won’t be sorry!

Photo: Though the text accompanying it is a little over the top, this photo tells a story that the media seems to be hiding.

Islam: The NY Times has an interesting article about the etiquette of Jihad.

Theology: The latest edition of the 9Marks eJournal is now available. It focuses on the gospel and challenges to it.

Technology: WSJ reviews the iPhone . “Our verdict is that, despite some flaws and feature omissions, the iPhone is, on balance, a beautiful and breakthrough handheld computer”

June 21, 2007

Thursday June 21, 2007

Bible: BibleMapper is a really interesting program “that helps you quickly and easily create customized maps of the Holy Lands or study a particular period and aspect of Bible history.” It is available for free.

Contest: I have announced the winners of the Discerning Reader contest over at DR.

Blogs: 9Marks Ministries has just begun a new blog called Church Matters. I’m sure it’s going to prove worth a bookmark or the addition to your RSS reader.

Conference: Desiring God has opened registration to this year’s national conference “Stand: A Call for the Endurance of the Saints.” Speakers are John MacArthur, Jerry Bridges, Randy Alcorn, Helen Roseveare and John Piper.

Media: I found this article an interesting perspective on the news, especially after recently reading “Amusing Ourselves to Death.”

Books: Monergism Books is having a sale on all Banner of Truth sets. This is your chance to get books by Owen, Edwards, Sibbes, etc for lower than ever before.

June 14, 2007

Thursday June 14, 2007

Books: At Desiring God you can find an excerpt from the conclusion of John Piper’s upcoming book on justification.

Music: Bob Kauflin has a long post about “New Songs, New CD’s, and a New Website.”

Music: Also in the world of music, you may be interested in Sing The Word, a series of CDs with Scripture memory verses for children set to diverse types of music.

People: John MacArthur is the second worst person in the world according to Keith Olbermann, host of MSNBC’s “Countdown.”

Style: Christa Taylor designs modest clothes for girls and women that avoid the “modesty by wearing burlap sacks” mentality.

June 07, 2007

Thursday June 7, 2007

Interview: Adrian talks to the guys who wrote “Pierced for our Transgressions.”

Church: “Christianity Today” has an interesting slideshow that “shows hymnals from around the world, from a medieval codex to a not-yet-written Ghanian composition.”

Conference: The New Attitude blog has the content of a “spoken word meditation” done by Curtis Allen (a.k.a. Voice) on the topic of grace. Scroll down to the entry for Saturday, June 2.

Music: While on the subject of New Attitude, the CD introduced there, “Asleep in a Storm,” is available until June 15 for only $8. Read about it here.

Islam: By next year it is likely that Mohammed will be the most popular boys name in Britain.

June 01, 2007

Friday June 1, 2007

Church: Paul points to a foundation that looks to be doing amazing work.

Blogs: SaidatSouthern is a site featuring bloggers (students, faculty and alumni) connected to Southern Seminary.

Bible: BibleMemory.us, a great little Bible memorization aid, is now free.

Media: An interesting look at how magazine covers stretch the truth.

Du Jour: Little sister Susanna writes a great little article about a true friend.

Theology: Reformed Baptist Fellowship provides a take on the distinctives of Reformed Baptist theology.

May 31, 2007

Thursday May 31, 2007

Music: Mark Roberts has some interesting questions and reflections on the sheer convenience of downloading music from iTunes.

Music: While on the subject of music, the good folks at Sovereign Grace are offering a free song from an interesting new project called “Asleep in a Storm” which presents remixes of some of their songs. And even further on the subject of music, Mark and Stephen Altrogge will be releasing a new album later this summer. Should be a good one!

Humor: Terrifying.

Technology: I’m going to have to put one of these on my Christmas wishlist.

Education: Here is an interesting article suggesting “Oxford University should end its support for the homophobic, misogynist evangelicals at Wycliffe.”

Sports: David Fisher shares an interesting (and sad) story.

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