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A La Carte (7/17)

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Thursday July 17, 2008

God Wants Me To Be Rich
Portfolio.com writes about “Joel Osteen preaches the virtues of prosperity–for himself as well as his congregation. A look at the man who may well be one of the biggest beneficiaries of the slumping economy.”


It’s Lovely! I’ll Take It!
This humorous site offers “A collection of poorly chosen photos from real estate listings. With love.” (HT: Amy)


Backstage With Poison
Here’s an interesting post (with video) about C.C. DeVille, guitarist for the band Poison. He has apparently become a Christian and here he is seeking pastoral guidance.


Stetzer on ICRS
Ed Stetzer was twittering from the International Christian Retail Show. Some of his photos are worth a look!


JellyTelly
JellyTelly is a new children’s network headed up by the founder of VeggieTales.


Better Than Being There
Tyler Kenney, writing on the Desiring God blog, says that “The Bible Is Better Than Being There.”


Discerning Reader Updates
Here’s the latest list of reviews at Discerning Reader.


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