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Friday October 7, 2005 Link: Philthreten is looking for help from a Calvinist. From what I know of him you may want to invest in some Tylenol before answering his questions! (Just kidding, of course). Not Humor: Thank you Lord, for helping me win at slots. Read more. Du Jour: Carolyn McCulley discusses The Sin Behind Marital Dissatisfaction. The article is a great challenge to every married person! Blogspotting: Laura Bush commented on yesterday’s article, Where Is God in the …

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Wednesday October 6, 2005 Purpose: I’m not so sure how much stock to place in “News Produced by You,” but Spero News is claiming that Rick Warren is helping Jews become Purpose Driven. Emergent Brian McLaren’s next book will be The Secret Message of Jesus. Uh oh. Blogspotting: Blessed with sons commented on yesterday’s article The Extraordinary Value of Women. She also says she has no control over who reads her blog. Well, maybe we do – click here. Do …

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Wednesday October 5, 2005 Interesting: Yesterday I discovered FOUND Magazine. Take a look at the Find of the Day and look at some of the archived items. You may just find something that belongs to you! Theology: Dave Hunt shows that he is a Hyper-Arminian, stating in The Berean Call that Calvinists are not saved. As James White once said, “Hey Dave! The Bereans called. They want their name back!” Technology: Google continues to grow, announcing a partnership with Sun …

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October 4, 2005 Humor: Laura posts the The Postmodern Medium-Length Catechism. Review: Amy Scott provides a unique (and funny!) review of Nancy Pearcey’s Total Truth. Du Jour: The increasingly curmudgeonly (is that a word?) Dan Edelen insults and offends every Christian blogger by asking if Christian blogging is a waste of time. Blogspotting: Kristina Hansen at The Daily noticed yesterday’s article Repentance and Evangelicalism. She didn’t say if she agreed, but I assume she did based on her very good …

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October 3, 2005 Humor: Here’s a strange one: Go to Google Images and do a search for “challies.” Take a look at the fifth result. And incidentally, I have no idea who that is in the third result. Blogspotting: Adrian Warnock attempts to shift the blame for his blog design. I don’t blame him. Thumbs up to the clean up! Humor Bonus: Steve Camp posts a list of lighbulb jokes. You’ve probably already heard most of them. Du Jour: Phil …

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Friday September 30, 2005 A Blogwar? Adrian Warnock thinks he’s a big-shot even with such a laughable click-thru rate. And now he’s picking on me. Do me a favor and click the link. Free: Eric Ragle is offering a WordPress invite for whoever can come up with a good reason to get it. This is your chance to get blogging for free! Du Jour Brian Habig, writes about awful mirth in an excellent post on worship. Du Jour Bonus Tuck …

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Thursday September 29, 2005 Theology: Gary Gilley writes a must-read article, The Lord Told Me – I Think! in the latest edition of his Think on These Things newsletter. Entertainment: More Purpose Driven product placement, this time in the movie about Scott Peterson. Canadiana: Canada has no plan in case of disaster or terrorism. People around the world are heard to remark, “Canada has a military?” Tools: Mint, a web statistics program for those who like their stats with style. …

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Wednesday September 28, 2005 Politics: Michaelle Jean became Canada’s Governor-General yesterday. Many decry this as a purely politically-correct move by the Prime Minister, as Jean is a black, female Hatian immigrant – a bit of a strange choice to be representative of Canadians. Wishlist: Here is a gift for the hiker or camper in your life. The Outdoor Bible (NASB) is a tear-resistant, waterproof Bible. It is quite a neat little innovation! Du Jour: Dan Edelen wraps up his controversial …

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Tuesday September 27, 2005 Music: – While contemplating a week in Biloxi ministering amongst Hurricane Katrina damage, Eric Schumacher pens a new hymn, The Fury of the Wind, The Raging of the Sea. Reviews: There seems to be some controversy over God is the Gospel, John Piper’s newest book. Check Diet of Bookworms for reviews both good and bad. Blogspotting: Phil Johnson discusses Brian McLaren and mentions an article I wrote long ago. Community Blog: Ron Gleason begins a new …

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Monday September 26, 2005 Blogspotting: Centuri0n declares me persona non grata and banishes me from his blogroll (for the time-being, at least). Blogspotting Bonus: The Crusty Curmudgeon expresses agreement on The Servetus Problem. Tools: LibraryThing – a great (and fast, and cost-effective) way of cataloging your books. Sports: Is there a better running back in football right now than LaDanian Tomlinson?