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A Different Homecoming Queen
“Kristin Pass, an 18-year-old senior with Down syndrome, became Aledo High School’s homecoming queen Friday to a joyous standing ovation and the flutter of a thousand tissues on a remarkable night for an amazing young woman.” (HT:Z)

Helping Students Evalute Media
“The Center for Parent/Youth Understanding has put together some excellent tool for parents, youth workers and teachers. The end goal is to get students thinking for themselves about media choices.”

Owen Stachan comments on a piece from the New Yorker. The short article covers a new book by David Crystal, Txting: The Gr8 Db8.”

Favorite Worship Albums of ’08
CT has a roundup of what they consider to be the best worship albums of the year.

One of Those Loans
This would be funnier if it weren’t so true.

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Johnathon Bowers introduces BibleArc, “a user-friendly platform for engaging the text of Scripture through a process called ‘arcing,’ which is simply the method of splitting a passage up into individual units of thought (called propositions) and demonstrating how those units of thought relate to one another.”

The Freedom of the Christian Market
Carl Trueman on the economic crisis and the socialization of America.

WorshipGod ’09
Sovereign Grace has decided to hold a WorshipGod conference a year early. So there will now be a ’09 conference.

No Tote Bags
I’m not quite sure who this is making fun of. But I think it’s mocking both Canadians and Americans who continue to threaten to move there whenever a Republican gets elected.

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    A La Carte (February 27)

    A La Carte: God doesn’t owe me kindness / Jordan Peterson’s “We Who Wrestle with God” tour / Does your church have an evangelist? / Putting Jesus first in a world of pleasures / Send help. My husband believes in me / and more.

  • Unite in Prayer with Persecuted Believers

    This week the blog is sponsored by Help The Persecuted. “Can I have a Bible?” The guard studied Qasem. “If you paint the walls of every cell in this prison, I’ll get you a Bible.” “Where is the paint?” And so Qasem, enduring what would ultimately be a three-year sentence for running house churches throughout…

  • Tell Me

    Why Didn’t You Tell Me?

    If you have spent any time at all on YouTube, you have probably seen videos of people hearing for the first time or people seeing color for the first time—videos of people who, through the miracles of modern science, have senses restored that had either been missing altogether or that had become dull through illness…

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    A La Carte (February 26)

    A La Carte: How not to apply the Bible / 30 people in the New Testament confirmed / Taylor Swift and Christianity / But I did everything right / 10 reasons the Old Testament matters to Christians / Kindle deals / and more.

  • We All Have To Do With God

    We All Have To Do With God

    Every one of us must deal with God. Every one of us must, at some time, face God. Every one of us must be prepared to give an account to God. For, as Scripture says, “Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto…

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    Weekend A La Carte (February 24)

    A La Carte: Wherever he leads, he’ll go / Britain’s loneliest sheep / Helping your teen with porn / How do the Arminian and Calvinist views of election differ? / Exposing the good in digital distractions / Kindle deals / and more.