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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?

Gas Prices

This is getting painful. My car has a 90 litre tank. Gas is currently at approximately $1.40/litre. Incidentally, when converted to American currency, that amounts to around $4.50/gallon. To fill my car at this rate would cost me about $126. Needless to say, I’m not planning on driving too far anytime soon!

Church Discipline

How Not To Do It. “Three leaders at a Korean church in Sydney’s north have been jailed over the bashing of a female church member who did not attend regular services. “Junior assistant pastor Chi Yeong Yun, 37, and bible study teachers Tom Chae-Yong Lee, 22, and James Kang, 21, from the Open Door Korean Church at Chatswood, pleaded guilty to assaulting 19-year-old Angela Kim in July last year. “In the NSW District Court today, acting Judge Joe Gibson gave …