A La Carte (11/02)

Wednesday October 2, 2005 Quote: Woody Allen discusses aging. “I’ve gained no wisdom, no insight, no mellowing. I would make all the same mistakes again, today.” Family: Last night my daughter (age 3) said to my wife, “Mommy, the shadows prove the sunshine, right?” Methinks I’ve been listening to too much Switchfoot. Du Jour:Paul Lamey is blogging from Beeson Divinity School where John Piper is delivering the Reformation Heritage Lectures. Coverage begins here. Debate: Tom Ascol breaks the news that …

A La Carte (11/01)

Tuesday November 1, 2005 Sad: A Texas pastor was electrocuted during a baptism service. “Kyle Lake, 33, was stepping into the baptistery as he reached out for the microphone, which produced an electric shock…” Bill comments. Get A Life: My parents visited this weekend on their way to the cottage to clear out the furniture. Someone stole the trailer hitch from my dad’s truck. What kind of an idiot steals a trailer hitch? Understatement: A CMCentral reviewer says of the …

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A La Carte (10/31)

Monday October 31, 2005 Community: There is lots happening the community blog. Ron Gleason writes about Postmodernism & the Modern Church, Doug writes about Responsibility Within Freedom and Carla covers Contents Under Pressure. Web: Stand to Reason has unveiled a new web design. I give a thumbs up to the overall design, but a big, big thumbs down to the fixed height in the blog. Reformation Day Jollyblogger contends that the vast majority of those from protestant traditions, who believe …

A La Carte (10/28)

Friday October 28, 2005 Halloween: Apparently when it comes to pumpkins, White is the new orange. Du Jour: Laura touches on something I’ve been thinking about lately. “I’m coming to realize that surely, reading/skimming the amount of information that reaches my brain on an average day does me far more harm than good.” Politics: This just in. It isn’t only nice guys who finish last. No, it seems the ugly ones are right there with them. I guess you have …

A La Carte (10/27)

Thursday October 27, 2005 Humor: Ochuk applies for Sovereign Grace Singles. Du Jour: Rebecca wrestles with a question of physiology versus personhood. She requests input on a difficult subject. Politics: In yesterday’s issue of USA Today altered Condoleezza Rice’s photograph to make her appear more menacing. FromthePem reports. Theology: Garry Gilley continues his series on knowing, finding and discerning God’s Will with an article entitled God’s Will, Lost or Found?

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Wednesday October 26, 2005 Humor: I love the comic strip Foxtrot. Yesterday’s was just hilarious. Site: I broke my site yesterday. I was doing various little upgrades as part of the larger upgrade program and I think I knocked out my database. So sorry to those who were unable to get on the site yesterday afternoon. It was all my fault. Theology: Dr. Michael Haykin quotes B.B. Warfield on the atonement. Du Jour: Charles Biggs at Reformation Theology offers thoughts …

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Tuesday October 25, 2005 Theology: David Heddle, still and always one of my blogging heroes, discusses hypercalvinism, always an interesting topic. He is disappointed in Phil Johnson and Michael Horton. Contest: The horizontally-challenged trio are having the first annual pumpkin carving contest. Charge up your Dremel and read more here. Found: Another great entry from Found Magazine. This one is also great (make sure you read the accompanying text). Liveblogging: Steve Weaver is doing some liveblogging at the Ligonier Ministries …

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Monday October 24, 2005 Humor: In a great example of Pareidolia, Carla sees the face of Phil Johnson in a button at this site. Du Jour: Matt Hall posts some thoughts on the feminized church. Yuck: James White is one of several people expressing disgust at Thomas Nelson’s new Align Biblezine for men. Ouch: This morning my RSS Reader decided to shut down abnormally. When I opened it again all of my links were gone; every single last one of …

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Friday October 21, 2005 Community Blog: Ron Gleason continues his series on A Generous Orthodoxy, examining chapter five. Blogspotting: “It is a failure of modern evangelicalism and its partisan attachment to a waning denominationalism to think that we must base our unity primarily on theology.” Or that’s what Reformed Catholic says. Me: Some crazy person actually gave me final approval for a mortgage yesterday. Now the house-hunt begins in earnest. Help: I am wondering if a few people out there …

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Thursday October 20, 2005 Media: Alex Chediak, author of 5 Paths to the Love of Your Life, will be on Al Mohler’s radio program Friday afternoon. Canadiana: Toronto is considering creating legal drug-use zones, an interesting strategy, and one likely to fail, that sounds similar to legalizing prostitution. Read more here. Church Growth: Stop by 3:17 and congratulate Mark (jmark in the forums) on the arrival of a new baby daughter. Technology: People are doing some amazing things with Google …