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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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    Weekend A La Carte (March 2)

    A La Carte: The only way out of our desperate hypocrisy / Are Evangelicals too hard on men? / 9 healthy ways to respond to criticism / Is God disappointed with me? / 4 snapshots of dispensationalism today / Logos and Kindle deals / and more.

  • Free Stuff Fridays (Help The Persecuted)

    This weeks giveaway is sponsored by Help The Persecuted. Help The Persecuted rescues, restores, and rebuilds the lives of persecuted believers in the Islamic World through spiritual support and tangible help. Every week, they send out an email with specific, real-time prayer requests of persecuted believers to their global Prayer Network. You can join the…

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    A La Carte (March 1)

    A La Carte: Rumblings of revival among Gen Z / Addition by subtraction / Seeing red / Burying the talents of the Great Rewarder / Inviting evaluation of your preaching / Book and Kindle deals / and more.

  • New and Notable Books

    New and Notable Christian Books for February 2024

    February is typically a solid month for book releases, and this February was no exception. As the month drew to its close, I sorted through the many (many!) books that came my way this month and arrived at this list of new and notables. In each case, I’ve provided the editorial description to give you…

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    A La Carte (February 29)

    A La Carte: Is it ever right to lie? / When the “perfect” fit isn’t / An open letter to Christians who doubt / When a baby is a disease / The long view of preaching / and more.

  • A Freak of Nature (and Nurture)

    A Freak of Nature (and Nurture)

    We are probably so accustomed to seeing bonsai trees that we don’t think much about them. But have you ever paused to consider how strange and freakish they really are?