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May 10, 2007

Thursday May 10, 2007

Video: In case you have a morbid sense of curiosity, this is what one of the infamous clown communions looks like.

Du Jour: Don Elbourne weighs in on Virginia Tech and Hurricane Katrina.

Activism: Activists in Austria want to have a chimp legally declared a person. We continue to await the chimp’s response.

Theology: Joe Carter has some good food for thought in an article about “Ten Deadly Trappings of Evangelism.” I don’t agree with all of them, but he raises some interesting concerns.

May 03, 2007

Thursday May 3, 2007

Politics: This is the kind of guy Christians should vote for in the upcoming US election.

Audio: Jacob has news of this month’s free audio download from ChristianAudio. This month it is “The Reformed Pastor” by Richard Baxter.

Law: A case like this one simply highlights the absurdities of the US legal system—a man suing a dry cleaner for $67,000,000 for losing a pair of his pants.

Military: Joe Carter tells why it is wise to block military bloggers from posting from the war zone.

Music: The New Attitude blog is introducing some new bands and giving readers an opportunity to download some free mp3s.

April 26, 2007

Thursday April 26, 2007

Interview: Travis, a student at Texas A&M has a really neat interview with a Christian professor at the school.

Eschatology: Sam Waldron is writing a series of articles answering John MacArthur’s objections to Amillennialism.

Sports: Here is the NFL draft’s biggest secret. “Big Walt, as he is known, is a 6-foot-5 defensive tackle who wears a size XXXXXXL jersey. He bench presses 475 pounds and squats 800 pounds.”

Blogging: Tim O’Reilly has proposed a blogging code of conduct.

April 19, 2007

Thursday April 19, 2007

Prayer: Christians are not the only ones hoping to minister in Virginia. It seems that Scientologists are heading there in some force, according to this article. Pray that God would bless the work of the Christians!

Abortion: Al Mohler writes about the Supreme Court upholding the ban on partial birth abortion saying “The explicit inclusion of this moral language marks a great achievement in this decision.” Joe Carter also covers the decision.

Interview: Lydia is interviewing Elyse Fitzpatrick. Part one is here and part two is here.

Language: Fun with language: contronyms, which are “words that, by some freak of language evolution, are their own antonyms.”

April 17, 2007

Tuesday April 17, 2007

Books: Al Mohler recommends ten great biographies. I have read (or am reading) many of them and agree with his recommendations.

Conference: Reformed Virginian reflects on the recent Twin Lakes Fellowship.

Books: All of this year’s Pulitzer Prize winners have been announced. Looks like I’ve got some more reading to do!

Family: Joe Carter has a moving post on “the visiting father.”

Church: Thabiti Anyabwile has ten great tips for talking about race.

Church: Last week I was introduced to the Council of Reforming Churches, an organization that “exists to impact the black church and greater black community with biblical theology which has its fulfillment in the Person and work of Jesus Christ.” It looks to be a great organization and I enjoyed hearing from its leaders at the Twin Lakes Fellowship.

April 09, 2007

Monday April 9, 2007

Church: Here is a church for men only. I guess the seeker friendly low effort church as you want it trend isn’t dead yet.

Audio: This site has audio recordings corresponding to some of the chapters in Iain Murray’s “A Scottish Christian Heritage.”

Sports: This commercial for the Blue Jays has been banned for being too violent. A watchdog group has attempted to get this one banned as well because Vernon Wells does not look both ways before crossing the road.

RIP: Johnny Hunt, creator of the comic BC, died last week. Check out his Easter comic.

April 06, 2007

Friday April 6, 2006

Technology: Google Maps allows interesting new personalization capabilities with their maps. The applications for this must be endless.

Emergent: Phil Johnson has even more to say about the emerging church.

Conference: This looks like a worthwhile conference for those in the vicinity of Coventry, Connecticut.

Sports: Here are some photos of an interesting basketball game (HT: JH)

Weather: This is why I’m looking forward to being in Jackson, Mississippi next week.

Music: Bob Kauflin suggests some appropriate resurrection songs.

Technology: You knew it was only a matter of time. GodTube is like YouTube for Christians.

April 05, 2007

Thursday April 5, 2007

Audio: Christian audio is offering “On Christian Doctrine” by Saint Augustine as a free download this month.

Global Warming: Here is a good article on the topic of global warming.

Preaching: Unashamed Workman asks Tim Keller ten questions for expositors.

Interview: Justin Buzzard interviews Gerrit Scott Dawson who authored “Jesus Ascended: The Meaning of Christ’s Continuing Incarnation.”

Emergent: Phil Johnson summarizes all of his concerns with the emerging church in one short article.

People: Paul Edwards asks Alistair Begg about his health.

April 04, 2007

Wednesday April 4, 2007

Books: Rick Pearcey has an interesting article on plagiarism and ghostwriting in colleges and in the Christian book industry.

Humor: The Puritan Message.

Television: Here is a show that may interest my fellow Canadians.

Du Jour: Paul Helm has a good article dealing with what definitions do and don’t do.

Crime: I guess this is one thing you can do with your basement.

April 03, 2007

Tuesday April 3, 2007

Podcast: Grace To You now has a video podcast. Travis is collecting links.

Education: Mark Dever shares some wisdom on choosing a seminary.

People: This blogger shares what happens when famous people get rich in an article entitled “Lifestyles of the Rich and Stupid.”

Quote: Lydia shares a great quote on why we get stuck in sin.

Education: Some British schools are no longer teaching about the Holocaust or the Crusades lest students be offended by what they prefer to deny.