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February 27, 2008
Wednesday February 27, 2008 Prince Caspain Photos
NarniaWeb has published a few high-res photos from the forthcoming movie of “Prince Caspian” (set to release in just a couple of months.
My Interview with Os Guinness
Yesterday, over at Discerning Reader, I posted an interview I did with Os Guinness (to accompany my review of his latest book, “The Case for Civility.”).
What to Do When You’re Robbed
Mark Altrogge explains.
Interview with Tim Keller
First things has an interesting interview with Tim Keller about his new book.
February 26, 2008
Tuesday February 26, 2008 Five Rules for Choosing a Commentary
Chad at “The Road To Emmaus” has a helpful little article on how to choose commentaries.
America’s Changing Religious Landscape
Dr. Mohler summarizes a long report by “The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life” on the changing religious landscape within America.
Things that Offend Muslims
This is an interesting site that maintains a list of things that offend Muslims (obviously these are primarily more radical Muslims). He maintains the list is a warning that our tolerance may soon lead to intolerance.
Here is Love
Thabiti posted a link to this video, “of a Korean strings quartet, featuring a traditional Korean kayagum, playing the beautiful Welsh hymn, Here Is Love.”
February 25, 2008
Monday February 25, 2008 Os Guinness on the Schaeffers
Os Guinness, in an excellent article at Christianity Today, laments Frank Schaeffer’s memoir which is a direct attack on his parents and their faith.
Larry Norman Passes Away
Ray Fowler, in this post and a couple of others, pays tribute to Larry Norman who passed away yesterday.
Text and Context
The Resurgence Text & Context Conference (Driscoll, Mahaney, Piper, etc) will be streamed live beginning this afternoon.
Mike Huckabee on Weekend Update
On Saturday Mike Huckabee paid a rather humorous visit to the set of Saturday Night Live.
February 22, 2008
Friday February 22, 2008 Tract Sunday - March 9, 2008
Good News Publishers (think Crossway) is trying to get a million tracts given out on March 9 of this year. Click for more information.
Green Bibles
Thomas Nelson Inc’s Bible group is in the beginning stages of discontinuing the use of synthetic covers on their Bible products. The decision makes Thomas Nelson the first Bible publisher to announce a complete transition to eco-friendly Bible production.
Atheists and Moral Values
Can Atheists Believe in Moral Values? The Stand to Reason blog takes this on (though only briefly).
February 21, 2008
Thursday February 21, 2008 Fiddling While Rome Burns
David Wells (the theologian, not the pitcher) guest blogs at 9Marks. He writes about the many alternatives to church that are appearing around us.
The Bondage of Guidance
Mark Dever has a wise and pastoral article about the potential bondage of extra-biblical guidance.
20 Facts about the Human Genome
Here are twenty amazing facts about the human genome. We truly are fearfully and wonderfully made.
A Review of My Book
At Allen Mickle’s blog is an encouraging review of my book.
February 20, 2008
Wednesday February 20, 2008 Wisp of Whimsy
Here is further proof that everyone in my family is artistic except for me. This is my cousin’s little online store where she sells some really neat works of art. I, meanwhile, have no artistic talent whatsoever.
Eternal Subordination of the Son
CBMW’s blog is discussing the Eternal Subordination of the Son—a topic that is more important than it may sound.
Interview Clips
Cindy Swanson recently interviewed me and has posted several clips from the interview on her blog.
A New Window on Autism
My wife found an interesting story about a girl with autism who is challenging the conventional notions of autism, demonstrating emotional skills that lay hidden for years, until one day, a computer helped her reveal to the world what it’s like to have her condition.
February 19, 2008
Tuesday February 19, 2008 Mystery of an Ancient Computer
“A 2,000-year-old mechanical computer salvaged from a Roman shipwreck has astounded scientists who have finally unravelled the secrets of how the sophisticated device works.” (HT:JS)
NCCT Audio
ReformationUnderway has the audio from the recent conference in Nashville. Talks were given by D.A. Carson, Steve Lawson, and yours truly.
Banner of Truth Ministers’ Conference
Registration is now open for the Banner of Truth Ministers’ Conference. Speakers include Iain Murray, Richard Phillips and others.
The Dumbing of America
Here is an interesting article from Sunday’s edition of the Washington Post.
February 18, 2008
Monday February 18, 2008 Band of Bloggers Registration
Registration for the 2008 Band of Bloggers fellowship (to be held immediately prior to Together for the Gospel) is now open. If you’re a blogger and are traveling to T4G, you’ll want to be there!
Ampersand EP
Derek Webb and Sandra McCracken have finally recorded an EP together and it’s now available for purchase.
Concerning Announcements
Ecclesiophilist shares the long-lost seventeenth chapter of First Corinthians.
Southern Baptists Diversifying
Eric Redmond is profiled in the Washington Post as they write about the changes within the Southern Baptist Convention.
February 15, 2008
Friday February 15, 2008 The Reason for God
There is now a web site specifically for Tim Keller’s “The Reason for God.”
Pray for Al Mohler
“R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, will require additional surgery after a scheduled colonoscopy on February 11 revealed a tumor in his colon. An initial biopsy indicated that the tumor is pre-cancerous and further tests are to be scheduled, along with surgical options.”
Gospel Translations
Gospel Translations is an interesting initiative “to make biblical books and articles freely accessible in as many languages as possible.”
Gospel Growth vs. Church Growth
The talks from this conference are now available, some free and some for order. Speakers were Phillip Jensen, Tony Payne and Mark Dever.
February 14, 2008
Thursday February 14, 2008 D.A. Carson on Rob Bell
Since Rob Bell is being discussed in the blogosphere…here’s an audio clip from D.A. Carson at last weekend’s conference in Nashville. He has some very insightful things to say about Bell.
The Reason for God by Tim Keller
The Reason for God is now widely available. Click above for Westminster Books or click here.