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A La Carte (11/08)

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Wednesday November 8, 2006

Music: “Christianity Today” has a roundup of this year’s Christmas music.

Abortion: A friend passed along this story. “A Pennsylvania school is receiving heavy criticism from pro-life advocates for taking a group of students on a field trip to a local Planned Parenthood abortion business. More than a dozen teenagers from the Solebury School were bused to an abortion center”

Church: Rick Phillips has some good and wise things to say about Ted Haggard and the scandal surrounding him.

Technology: Fox reports that teens are less likely than any other demographic to use email. Instead they rely on social network sites and instant messaging.

People: Tuesdays are for testimonies over at Thoughts and Adventures. This week’s testimony is from Pastor Jeff Noblit.

Books: Crossway has updated their list of upcoming books through Spring of 2007. It looks like there will be some great titles coming from Wheaton, Illinois next year!

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