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Thursday May 1, 2008

Top Ten Books for Students
Points for originality go to the team who put together this video for the New Word Alive 2008 conference.


Together for the Gospel Approved Book List
Here is a link to the master bookstore list for Together for the Gospel. “Each of these books were carefully selected for the Together for the Gospel ’08 book store. Specifically, Al Mohler, CJ Mahaney, Ligon Duncan, and Mark Dever reviewed a larger list of books from several publishers; if any one of the four crossed out a title out, the book did not make it on the final list.” This is about the most exhaustive recommended reading list you’ll find!


I Have a Shelter
Click the link to download a free song from the new Sovereign Grace album “Come Weary Saints.”


Mark Driscoll on “The Shack”
In this video Mark Driscoll discusses the surprise runaway bestseller “The Shack” and describes it as nothing short of heretical.


John MacArthur on Evolution
At the Pulpit blog have been a series of posts by John MacArthur on the subject of evolution. They are well worth reading.


Hard Lemonade, Hard Price
Here’s the strange story of a man who mistakenly gave his son “hard” lemonade, only to see his son taken into state custody. I guess this is one of every parent’s worst nightmares!


Grand Theft Decency
Dr. Mohler writes about Grand Theft Auto IV, projected to be the year’s best-selling video game. “The release of this latest product in the Grand Theft Auto series is a reminder that games and entertainment products constitute a significant moral challenge — and a potential minefield for parents.”


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