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Tuesday August 12, 2008

Rick Warren on TIME
Rick Warren is on the cover of TIME Magazine. “If Warren is not quite today’s [Billy] Graham, who presided as ‘America’s pastor’ back when the U.S. affected a kind of Protestant civil religion, he is unquestionably the U.S.’s most influential and highest-profile churchman. He is a natural leader, a pathological schmoozer, insatiably curious and often the smartest person in the room.”


Bedtime Prayers with Children
T-Wax is dead on in this article. “Let me encourage you. Young children soak in everything we say to them. Don’t be frustrated if they’re not reciting the catechism by the age of 4. Don’t be frustrated if they seem to be disinterested when you pray. Don’t be frustrated by their lack of attention span. Pray anyway.”


A Catholic Case Against Obama
Pat Buchanan writes an article specifically for Catholics, but most of it applies to Evangelicals as well.


What Impresses God
Mark Altrogge writes about the Opening Ceremonies and the heartless persecution of Christians in China.


Denny Burk on Inclusive Translations
Denny Burk reacts briefly to comments by Craig Blomberg who lauds the TNIV and other gender inclusive translations.


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