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A La Carte (06/13)

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Tuesday June 13, 2006

Debate: Al Mohler and Paige Patterson had a not-debate yesterday morning on the subject of Calvinism. Pure Church has a good blow-by-blow account of what sounds like an edifying discussion.

Conference: The big Southern Baptist Convention is happening this week and my buddy Scott Lamb has decided to liveblog it. You can read his updates here.

Du Jour: C.J. Mahaney has added his thoughts to an interesting discussion of the importance of complementarianism in maintaining the purity of the gospel. His article is entitled Deliberate Complementarian Pastors.

Giveaway: Carla Rolfe is hosting a summer giveaway at her store. Looks like the winner will walk away with a t-shirt, which is, I suppose, a good prize for a summer giveaway.


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