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Band of Bloggers 2009
Band of Bloggers 2009 will be held at the Gospel Coalition Conference. Timmy Brister gives all the details.


What You Could Buy with a Trillion Bucks
That trillion dollar figure is almost impossible to wrap your mind around. This article offers at least a little bit of perspective.


Flight 1549 Tapes
The FAA has released the tapes from Flight 1549. If you’re as big a geek as I am, you’ll probably find them fascinating.


Dialog with Darwinists
As Darwinists celebrate the 150th anniversary of their hero’s breakthrough book, Marvin Olasky offers “Key themes to remember on the birthday of ‘On the Origin of Species.’”


An Entertaining Saboteur
Mark Galli writes about Facebook. “But let’s stick to Facebook as the prime example and admit that, in the end, Facebook actually sabotages our ability to genuinely connect with others. But it is an entertaining saboteur.”


Free Games from Amazon
Amazon has recently opened a store selling downloadable games. Here are three they offer for free. I can’t vouch for the quality, but the price is right…


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    A La Carte (June 25)

    A La Carte: Principles for leading an effective meeting / Longing for home with C.S. Lewis and Tyler Childers / The uncategorizable suffering / How (and how not) to wait / Things too marvelous / Eat this, not that / Books on sale / and more.

  • Dirty Feet: Our Filth, His Joy

    This post is sponsored by Burke Care and is written by Cameron Woodall . Jesus knew that the Father had put all things under his power, and that he had come from God and was returning to God; so, he got up from the meal, took off his outer clothing, and wrapped a towel around…

  • The Most Dangerous Thing a Christian Can Do

    The Most Dangerous Thing a Christian Can Do

    It was one of those little pieces of information that helped clarify so much in my mind, that described through data what I had seen with my own eyes and experienced in my own ministry. It is a piece of information we all ought to be aware of and one we all ought to consider.…

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    A La Carte (June 24)

    A La Carte: Willie Mays, Hank Aaron, and God’s beautiful providence / The Psalms’ quiet case for musical diversity / How to criticize your pastor / A new day / Take every thought captive / Sitting on suitcases / Kindle deals / and more.

  • The Means and the End

    The Means and the End

    There is a crucial distinction between means and ends. Ends are the goals we have set our hearts on, while means represent the habits or disciplines through which we can realistically hope to attain those goals.

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    Weekend A La Carte (June 22)

    A La Carte: Motherhood / An open letter to dads about gentle parenting / How do I navigate a painful breakup? / More wonderful than being beautiful / Three reasons to show up to the prayer meeting / and more.