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A La Carte (10/24)

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Wednesday October 24, 2007

Do You Heart Huckabee?
My friend Jesse does, and he’s started a site to keep up with everything Huckabee.


California Fire Prayer
Lydia shares an urgent prayer request from Elyse Fitzpatrick. “She and her family are smack in the middle of the Santa Ana fire zone. Lives and homes are at stake.”


More About the Fires
Mark Lauterbach is near the evacuation area and is posting updates.


Free Music that Saves Lives
Matthew Smith is offering a track from his latest album and will donate to Blood:Water Mission to provide clean water to 1 person in Africa for 1 week to anyone who downloads it.


Elephants Electrocuted in Drunken Rampage
It’s amazing what you come across on the internet–such important news that, without the net, we all would have missed.


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    The Most Dangerous Thing a Christian Can Do

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  • The Means and the End

    The Means and the End

    There is a crucial distinction between means and ends. Ends are the goals we have set our hearts on, while means represent the habits or disciplines through which we can realistically hope to attain those goals.

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    This giveaway is sponsored by Moody Publishers. Attention all Bible scholars, believers in the power of faith, and lovers of the Word! Learn about God’s divine mercy and compassion with our exclusive Bible Study Giveaway. Win the ultimate bible study library including Overflowing Mercies by author and Bible teacher Craig Allen Cooper. This giveaway also…

  • Leadership

    We Need Qualified Leadership

    A few days ago I happened upon the page of an especially mega-sized megachurch. The church is about to undergo a leadership transition from an older man to a younger one and a page on the site lays out the process through which this new pastor was chosen. I read with a morbid kind of…