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Tuesday July 4, 2006

Humor: The Sacred Sandwich presents “Foxe’s Book of Martyrs: 2006 American Edition.” “Read this modern version of a Reformation classic and see why Christianity Today calls it ‘a thin book perfect for rolling up and using to smack whiny Christian brats up side the head!’”

Blog: The Reformed Evangelist is a new blog that seeks to “1) join the discussion of reformation theology that already existed in the blogosphere, 2) share witnessing encounters and matters of practical evangelism, and 3) affirm that Calvinists make good evangelists (afterall, we’re living proof).”

Politics: The New York Division of Human Rights has clamped down on a rollerstating rink that had the audacity to declare one night a Christian night. This is, of course, discriminatory. Read more here. But wait! Now it has dropped the investigation.

Weird: AZCentral reports on a couple that has created a matchmaking website that matches people to churches.

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    In my travels, I encountered a man whose work is demolition. When buildings are old and decrepit, or even when they just need to be removed to make way for others, his job is to destroy them and haul them away. New or old, big or small, plain or fancy—it makes no difference to him.…

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