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A La Carte (04/20)

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Thursday April 20, 2006

Theology: Brandon Porter struggles with the practical application of a few verses from 1 Corinthians 12. “This is a very real issue that we need to get right. Paul has people in mind here, not just parts of a body that make up a nice analogy.”

Humor: Yahoo has a neat little story about a man who decided to see just how far he could get by “trading up.” He began with a paper clip and is hoping to eventually trade up to a house.

Quiz: Rebecca has posted a quiz dealing with original sin. It is more difficult than you might think. She promises to post answers tomorrow.

Theology Bonus: C.J. Mahaney has posted a good article on “A Plan for Reading and Study.” While it is directed in particular to pastors, the wisdom it contains is as relevant to the laity as to the clergy.

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