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A La Carte (05/02)

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Tuesday May 2, 2006

Conference: Laurie, aka Ordinary Mother, writes that even though she could not attend the Together for the Gospel Conference, she and her family are together for the gospel too!

Commentary: Al Mohler has an interesting little article dealing with “the high cost of speed.” “I know of no way to resolve this problem (and I don’t have the time at present for an adequate analysis, of course)…”

Music: YouTube has a neat video that plays Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor along with a scrolling score.

Conference Bonus: Paul has a roundup of some good quotes from the Together for the Gospel conference. Unfortunately he missed Mohler’s golden moment: “If you actually saw an angel, you’d wet your pants!”


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