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A La Carte (4/11)

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Friday April 11, 2008

American Idol Shouts to the Lord
Josh Harris has a couple of articles about “Shout to the Lord” being sung in a recent episode of American Idol.


The Baby with Two Faces
“A baby with two faces was born in a northern Indian village, where she is doing well and is being worshipped as the reincarnation of a Hindu goddess…”


A Review of My Book
John at Light Along the Journey has a kind review of my book.


Willow Creek Update
Willow Creek has released an interesting update about the results of their recent research.


No Appetite For Noise
Carolyn McCulley discusses a recent study dealing with one of my annoyances–the increasing noise levels in restaurants.


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