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Tuesday December 20, 2005Albert Mohler

Ethics: Joe Carter and Justin Taylor have teamed up to create a Christian Ethics Symposium on The Truth About Torture. Contributors include Richard John Neuhaus, Albert Mohler and Daniel Heimbach.

Du Jour: The Thirsty Theologian discusses the increasing prevelance of homosexuality in films.

NFL: Take a look at these stats and tell me that Brett Favre shouldn’t have retired at the end of last season. Great player though he has been, it’s clearly time to hang up those cleats.

Katrina: Don Elbourne, whose church was destroyed in Hurricane Katrina, has linked to some pictures showing the construction of a temporary church building. The recovery effort continues. It is amazing to hear stories of God’s faithfulness to His people through this time.


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