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Friday May 9, 2008

Denny Burk on “An Evangelical Manifesto”
Denny Burk has some good reflections on the Evangelical Manifesto in this post and in several others at his blog.


Sportsmanship
Stephen Altrogge shares a great little video dealing with sportsmanship.


The Uneven Playing Field
Owen comments on a fascinating article from the New York Times. “In “The Uneven Playing Field,” Sokolove details at tremendous length the high injury risks girls and women face in playing contact sports. I found the piece compelling, frightening, and reflective of common sense: girls are not built like guys, and thus when they play contact sports with tenacity and abandon, they will often face very serious injury.”


The Dubious Future of Libraries
Here is an interesting article from a seminary librarian. He asks “Will the Dubious Future of Libraries be the Salvation of Evangelical Seminaries?”


A Review of “A New Earth”
Don Whitney provides a good review of Eckhart Tolle’s mega-selling “A New Earth.”


Interview with a Would-Be Mother
Lydia has an interview with a woman who, for the past ten years, has been unable to conceive. “She shares with us what a baby-hopeful, godly couple has learned from their infertility about things such as in vitro, adoption, and marital intimacy. “


  • The Kindness of God

    God’s Goodness in a Cruel World

    There is much to love and appreciate about our God, much for which we ought to give him praise and thanks. One of the attributes we may consider too seldom is his goodness, and as an aspect or component of his goodness, his kindness. And that is the subject of

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  • Like an iPhone

    Like an iPhone, Only Much More So

    Can I confess something to you? There’s one thing Aileen does that really bugs me. We will be talking together and enjoying one another’s company. But then, as we chat, I’ll hear the telltale buzz of her phone. And I can tell that I’ve lost her. I can see it in the look on her…

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