A La Carte (05/10)

Wednesday May 10, 2006 Family: Maryanne discusses what a stay-at-home mom would earn if she was paid a salary. But “I want to cautiously avoid the increasingly feminist tones of our age which assert that women work harder than men, sacrifice more and should be overall esteemed in a way that men are not.” Da Vinci: Carolyn points to the message delivered last Sunday by Al Mohler at Covenant Life Church. “I believe it is well-worth your time to download …

A La Carte (05/09)

Tuesday May 9, 2006 Blogspotting: Peter Bogert responds to my charge that he was self-absorbed at the T4G Conference. “I carried a sign that I unfolded on a few occasions that said, ‘Hey Tim Challies – Hi.’ But Tim ignored it and one of his ‘guardians’ told me to move on or I’d never blog again, ‘if you know what I mean.’” Da Vinci: Jim Elliff’s latest newsletter has information about a couple of good “Da Vinci Code” resources. There …

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A La Carte (05/08)

Monday May 8, 2006 Humor: Peter, who was at the T4G conference but was too self-absorbed to come over and say “hi” to me, has posted a list of missed giveaway opportunities at the conference. Among them are “RC Sproul, John Piper and John Macarthur Bobble head dolls.” Book: Justin Taylor’s newest book has been given its own page at Crossway’s site. “Overcoming Sin and Temptation” will bring us updated version of some of John Owen’s best writings. Technology: Want …

A La Carte (05/05)

Friday May 5, 2006 Emergent: Pastor Paul Martin has turned a corner in his presentation of “Examining Emergent,” moving from the problem to The First Step Toward a Solution. Humor: Idle hands and a mischevous imagination – Electronic Road Signs and Me (HT: Hip and Thigh). Blogspotting: Matt Brown commented on The People Who Shape Our World. “Clearly, “Time” thinks that entertainers are the most powerful, “transforming” force on earth. If they are, what does that say about the world …

A La Carte (05/04)

Thursday May 4, 2006 Design: New to the blogosphere is Mike Hess with his uniquely-named site “Extreme Fundamentalist Makeover.” I am responsible, for good or for ill, for the design. You can see it here. Humor: “The Sacred Sandwich” has published it’s May edition. Headline: “Confused Church Group Learns Meditation from Saint Bernard.” Church History: Discover the amazing influence of Catholicism on your wardrobe. Click here for details.

A La Carte (05/03)

Wednesday May 3, 2006 Conference: Josh Harris has a post about the Together for the Gospel Conference and shares a letter he sent to his friend, hero and mentor C.J. Mahaney after he returned home. Resource: Chad Dalton has been hard at work updating The Minor Prophet library. The library collects and compiles reflections and studies of Scripture written by bloggers. Book: Dr. Russell Moore tries to make us believe that Brian Vickers, the NASCAR driver is one and the …

A La Carte (05/02)

Tuesday May 2, 2006 Conference: Laurie, aka Ordinary Mother, writes that even though she could not attend the Together for the Gospel Conference, she and her family are together for the gospel too! Commentary: Al Mohler has an interesting little article dealing with “the high cost of speed.” “I know of no way to resolve this problem (and I don’t have the time at present for an adequate analysis, of course)…” Music: YouTube has a neat video that plays Bach’s …

A La Carte (05/01)

Monday May 1, 2006 Conference: Ligon Duncan (who was there) and Adrian Warnock (who wishes he was there!) have helpful roundups of many of the posts coming out of the Together for the Gospel Conference. Bible: The ESV Blog announces that Crossway will soon have a “Journaling Bible” available. “The Journaling Bible is a unique format with wide margins and ruled lines designed for writing prayers, observations, sermon notes, and personal reflections.” Humor: Marc Heinrich of Purgatorio fame is having …

A La Carte (04/26 – 04/28)

Wednesday April 26 – Friday April 28, 2006 A La Carte will be on a brief hiatus for the remainder of this week while I attend the Together for the Gospel Conference. I do not anticipate having time or opportunity to read other blogs while I am at the conference. It will return, Lord willing, next Monday.

A La Carte (04/25)

Tuesday April 25, 2006 Poetry: The Bible Bard, having read an article I linked to in one of last week’s A La Carte editions, thought about carbon monoxide and came up with the following limerick. Publishing: Thomas Nelson has a new imprint called NakedInk. Their first book will be called “The Hot Mom’s Handbook: Blondes Moms Have More Fun!” Ligon Duncan asks “What would Thomas Nelson think?” Ministry: Everyone’s favorite Reformed research site, Monergism.com has begun fundraising to allow it …