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Wednesday September 28, 2005

  • Politics: Michaelle Jean became Canada’s Governor-General yesterday. Many decry this as a purely politically-correct move by the Prime Minister, as Jean is a black, female Hatian immigrant – a bit of a strange choice to be representative of Canadians.
  • Wishlist: Here is a gift for the hiker or camper in your life. The Outdoor Bible (NASB) is a tear-resistant, waterproof Bible. It is quite a neat little innovation!
  • Du Jour: Dan Edelen wraps up his controversial series on The Myths of Homeschooling. I’ve long-since learned that taking on home schooling parents can be a daunting task!
  • Media: The Times would have us believe that belief in and worship of God are not only unnecessary for a healthy society but may actually contribute to social problems. Peter Glover comments.

  • 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?

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  • Unite in Prayer with Persecuted Believers

    This week the blog is sponsored by Help The Persecuted. “Can I have a Bible?” The guard studied Qasem. “If you paint the walls of every cell in this prison, I’ll get you a Bible.” “Where is the paint?” And so Qasem, enduring what would ultimately be a three-year sentence for running house churches throughout…

  • Tell Me

    Why Didn’t You Tell Me?

    If you have spent any time at all on YouTube, you have probably seen videos of people hearing for the first time or people seeing color for the first time—videos of people who, through the miracles of modern science, have senses restored that had either been missing altogether or that had become dull through illness…

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