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Monday November 7, 2005

Review Gary Gilley posts a scathing review of Barna’s latest book, Revolution. “This might be a good time to note that Barna (and his Revolutionaries) are largely reacting to the market-driven, seeker-sensitive church that he helped create.” Jollyblogger has thoughts as well.

Du Jour Clint at Cowboyology suggests enhancing your devotional life by studying the written correspondence of godly people. read more.

Blogspotting: Daniel Dusanjh at Think Christ had some thoughts on the tag “Reformed Charismatic” after reading Wednesday’s review of Sam Storms’ Convergence.

Technology: The founders of Google have bought themselves a Boeing 767. “Flying a used 767 with a functional but not lavish VIP interior would cost an average of about $13,000 per flight-hour…” The Wall Street Journal reports.


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