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A La Carte (2/14)

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Today is the day that the Blue Jays’ pitchers and catchers report for their first day of training. The 2011 season is coming up fast. And I just can’t wait.

What Lincoln Meant to the Slaves – There has been near-endless research and speculation about this. An op-ed in the New York Times is worth the read.

Adultery Incorporated – Albert Mohler looks at the adultery industry and offers some useful analysis of it. Yes, there actually is such an industry.

Answers for Pastors – 9Marks has a useful feature at their web site–a section of questions and answers for pastors.

Conan 2.0 – You don’t have to like Conan O’Brien to find this article interesting (disclosure: I’ve never seen his show and know little about him beyond what I’ve been reading in the media). It tells “how a late-night Luddite accidentally fought his way back into bedrooms (and computers, smartphones, and tablets) across America.”

How does the Gospel Conquer Pornography? – Tim Keller and D.A. Carson answer.

To search for wisdom apart from Christ means not simply foolhardiness but utter insanity.

—John Calvin

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