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A La Carte (08/08)

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Tuesday August 8, 2006

Photography: Tony at “The Shepherd’s Scrapbook” shares a series of photos he snapped of the Princeton Cemetary.

Prayer: Justin Taylor has collected a couple of prayers for seminaries. He asks, “Have you prayed for the seminaries today?”

Celebrity: In case you haven’t already heard, the current issue of “Newsweek” features quite a long article on Billy Graham. Is it just me or is he getting increasingly wishy-washy on the issue of universalism?

Video: Two videos, actually. The first shows what may well be the world’s most expensive pile-up. The second is the still and always hilarious “Mr. Bean Goes To Church.”


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