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March 19, 2007

Monday March 19, 2007

Interview: There is an interview with Bob Kauflin at the New Attitude blog. (HT: JT.

People: An interesting article by and about Mark Driscoll.

Science: A new study shows that a lack of sleep may hinder moral judgment. “It’s possible, they speculate, that sleeplessness slows the brain’s ability to integrate cognitive and emotional information, which is needed to address serious moral dilemmas.”

Conference: Here is a photo gallery from the Ligonier Conference.

March 15, 2007

Thursday March 15, 2007

Issues: Christian Post reports on an uproar caused by Al Mohler.

Church: Irish Calvinist discusses his annual pilgrimage to Saddleback Church.

Politics: Hugh Hewitt has announced the Michael Yon Project.

Humor: This picture makes me laugh. It looks to me like the devil rising over the church. But maybe it’s just me.

Conference: I’m heading to Orlando first thing in the morning and will begin liveblogging the Ligonier Conference in the afternoon. Stay tuned!

March 14, 2007

Wednesday March 14, 2007

Interview: WORLD has an interview with Stanley Hauerwas, who has been declared America’s best theologian. If you can even begin to figure out what this guy believes, you’re a better man than me!

Web: Sovereign Grace Ministries recently redesigned their web site.

Conference: Bethlehem Bible Church in West Boylston, Massachusetts will be hosting a conference with Steve Lawson from April 13-14.

Politics: Ben Stein’s column is, as usual, quite interesting.

March 13, 2007

Tuesday March 13, 2007

Audio: The Shepherds’ Conference audio is now available. I’m guessing MacArthur’s first address will be the most downloaded.

Conference: Ligonier will be offering a free video stream of the National Conference which begins on Thursday.

Du Jour: In case you missed this article by Al Mohler, you’ll want to read it now.

Eschatology: Justin Taylor has linked to what looks to be a good series about problems with premillenialism.

March 06, 2007

Monday March 5, 2006

Apologetics: Pulpit Magazine has a thorough roundup of responses to the Jesus Family Tomb nonsense.

Life: Eric Simmons has the first of two posts on An Idiot’s Guide to Correction.

Weird: This is what some guy found when he cracked open the doors to a barn he had just bought.

Conference: A note for anyone going to the Shepherd’s Conference.

March 06, 2007

Tuesday March 6, 2007

Science: Here are 13 things that don’t make sense.

People: And speaking of things that don’t make sense, Michael Jackson has converted to Islam. Or that’s what Kim Riddlebarger says.

Islam: And speaking of Islam, Josh Harris recently read a fascinating article.

Design: And speaking of Josh Harris, I just helped him redesign his site. We combined his personal site with his blog into a pretty new package.

Personal: And speaking of me, I won’t be updating A La Carte again this week. As of 5:45 AM, I’ll be making my way to L.A. for the Shepherd’s Conference. Stay tuned this week for updates from the conference. It promises to be a good one.

March 02, 2007

Friday March 2, 2007

News: This story is just [dare I say it?] so gay!

Books: Libronix users will want to download this, the complete works of Thomas Boston.

Preaching: Unashamed Workman is looking for input on the usefulness or validity of visual props during preaching (Powerpoint being an example).

Books: Don Whitney reviews a bestselling book called “The Secret.” This one is on my reading list as well. “The problem with The Secret is that it focuses our hope selfward and not Godward. It is all about self-empowerment, self-fulfillment, and getting whatever we want.”

Humor: I got a chuckle out of this. Even with my son in first grade we realize just how much parents have to do!

March 01, 2007

Wednesday March 1, 2007

Apologetics: James White examines James Cameron’s preface to “The Jesus Family Tomb.” Cameron says things like “At Christmas we celebrate the birth of a man who called to the spark of goodness that exists within all of us, a man who gave the world hope two thousand years ago.”

Theology: Phil Johnson discusses superficial understandings of relevance.

Politics: An interesting article about the proposed North American Union. I’m not sure how much of this is truth and how much is fiction.

Racism: This site has some interesting information about a book published by Zondervan that has some distasteful content (scroll to February 22).

February 28, 2007

Wednesday February 28, 2007

Book: John Piper’s recent book “God is the Gospel” is now available as a free download.

Technology: If you are looking to dress up Firefox, this site has a preview of many of the available themes. If you’re still using Internet Explorer, it’s time to convert!

Web: To clarify any confusion about the link I posted yesterday, I had nothing to do with the redesign for Bethlehem Baptist Church. Additionally, here is a note from John Piper explaining the new site and logo.

Politics: Hugh Hewitt answers four questions about Mitt Romney.

February 27, 2007

Tuesday February 27, 2007

Web: Bethlehem Baptist Church (i.e. John Piper’s church) has a funky new design for their web site.

Cool: A gallery of work from the world’s best cardstacker.

Politics: This is enough to make you roll your eyes. It turns out that Al Gore, two travels the world telling us to consume less power, pays over $30,000 a year in gas and electrical bills. Planks, needles, eyes and all of that.

Interview: Justin Buzzard has an interview with Graeme Goldsworthy.

Review: Alvin Plantiga has a great review of Richard Dawkins’ “The God Delusion.” “Dawkins seems to have chosen God as his sworn enemy. (Let’s hope for Dawkins’ sake God doesn’t return the compliment.)”