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A La Carte

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.)”

February 26, 2007

Monday February 26, 2007

Islam: This is a spooky story. And on the same track, so is this.

Audio: The Resolved audio is now available free online. Download it for yourself or for the college/high school student in your life!

Cool: Now this is just a crazy cool utility. It allows you to search every Calvin and Hobbes cartoon by keywords.

Weird: Here is a story about a way of doing an interactive sermon. You know, in case you want your sermons to be dialogue instead of monologue.

February 23, 2007

Friday February 23, 2007

History: One of Canada’s last World War 1 veterans has died at the age of 107. There are only two remaining.

Technology: This seems to be the place to track down the perfect wallpaper for your computer.

ChurchMerch: Yet another piece of ChurchMerch. In this video game you play Moses. A very violent Moses.

Theology: Rebecca talks about propitiation.

News: An interesting story. Can’t say I agree with either party on this one!

February 22, 2007

Monday February 22, 2007

Church: The author of a new book says “says the achievements of the African American community are losing ground, especially among church leaders who have shifted more focus onto individual achievement.” The cause is the prosperity gospel.

Technology: Looks like Windows Vista isn’t selling so well. Like everyone else, I have been very hesitant to make the jump and don’t plan on it anytime soon.

Reading: Al Mohler has a “why didn’t I think of that?” moment.

Film: Amazing Grace, the movie about William Wilberforce opens tomorrow. Carolyn McCulley is a big fan.