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A La Carte (March 2)

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How Many People Died in the Inquisition? – Nathan Busenitz provides a solid answer. “Some suggest that just a few thousand people were executed during the Inquisition, while others project that there were tens of millions of victims. So how can the estimates be so widely divergent?”

Four Unthinkable Conversations – John Knight shares four unthinkable conversations.

I Feel Like Kony WonRelevant has quite an interesting article about Invisible Children and Kony 2012.

Fireworks And Brimstone – I have a real problem with Buzzfeed, but occasionally they come up with a good article. This one on Katy Perry is both informative and sobering.

Adopted – I love the gospel.

Whole Foods and the Developing World – “Since I belong to the Developed World, I like the idea of organic food, raw milk, and clean meat. I can see why GMO food is not great for our society. I get why small, local farms are healthier. But I live in the Developing World.”

Stoddard

One glimpse at the glory of God will do more than all the punishments in the world to make men holy.

—Solomon Stoddard

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    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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    A Difference-Making Ministry for Any Christian

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