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A La Carte (11/25)

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Friday November 25, 2005

Du Jour: Tim Irvin writes about “The Soap Opera Called ‘Blogging’” “The goal of blogging seems to have turned from posting something of practical benefit and edification…to posting something that attracts the most response and attention from readers.”

Du Jour Bonus: Steve Camp writes about Brian McLaren’s reinvention of Calvinism. If memory serves me correctly, I believe this article was first posted about a year ago. It is well worth reading.

Humor: Let Them Sing it For You is a funky little Flash program. It allows you to type in lyrics which will be performed by some of the world’s most famous singers. Try it for yourself!

Thanksgiving: Bob Kauflin, a newcomer to the blogosphere, shares a relevant modern hymn written by Keith Getty and Stuart Townend.


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