A La Carte (2/12)

Monday February 12, 2007 Death: In the off-chance that you’re interesting, here is a chart showing the odds of dying from various causes. Bible: Here’s a new one: a Manga Bible. You can see spreads from the Bible here. Church: Dr Mohler has a good article about “a pink reformation.” Humor: I don’t quite know what to say about this.

A La Carte (2/9)

Friday February 9, 2007 Women: Lydia Brownback laments lost modesty. Weird: This guy made a bad bet and now has to suffer the consequences. Books: Desiring God is offering cases of “Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to Die” for $1 per book if you will give them away. Conference: And while we’re on the topic of Desiring God, here is a recap of the keynote addresses from the pastor’s conference that was held earlier this week.

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A La Carte (2/8)

Thursday February 8, 2007 Video: Andrew Lindsay shares some wise advice on the subject of homeschooling: Beware the Homeschoolers! Church: Amazing Grace Sunday is coming on February 18. Travel: This is a good site to consult before you book your next plane ticket. Books: I stumbled across this yesterday: the title of Joel Osteen’s next book. “Become a Better You.” Neat. People: Gary North reflects on the recent death of his son.

A La Carte (2/7)

Wednesday February 7, 2007 Du Jour: The family of Al Groves celebrates his homecoming in a beautiful, faith-filled way. Missions: Paul wants your assistance with a project our church is undertaking. Politics: Americans complain about Bush’s lack of mastery over the English language. It could be worse. The man who wants to be Canada’s next Prime Minister makes Bush look (or sound) like Shakespeare. How about this?: “This category will propel sustainably. I have always believe that.” Church: BBC reports …

A La Carte (2/6)

Tuesday February 6, 2007 Science: National Geographic interviews creationist and Christian Francis Collins. Technology: This guy nicely sums up my feelings about Macs. “Macs are glorified Fisher-Price activity centres for adults; computers for scaredy cats too nervous to learn how proper computers work; computers for people who earnestly believe in feng shui.” Pastors: Paul finishes a short series on the pastor as leader. Photo: Interesting photos of a rare phenomenon. Sports: The Christian Post highlights an interesting quote by Tony …

A La Carte (2/5)

Monday February 5, 2007 Blog: Desiring God now has a blog. Du Jour: Mel Duncan writes about an evening he spent with Joel Osteen. Religion: After a break of 16 centuries, Greek pagans are worshipping the ancient gods again – despite furious opposition from the Orthodox church. Humor: Net Finney guards families against the harmful effects of Calvinism. Review: Joe Carter reviews “Jesus Camp.” “Jesus Camp doesn’t tell us much about evangelicals or the Religious Right. But it speaks volumes …

A La Carte (2/2)

Friday February 2, 2007 Prayer: This one slipped by me until today. Alistair Begg has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and though it is considered curable, he covets our prayer. You can read a note from him here. Conference: For those who are going to the Ligonier conference, Brian has a list of things to do while in Orlando. Weird: Bad news if you are male and have been using “lavender and tea tree oils found in some soaps, shampoos, …

A La Carte (2/1)

Thursday February 1, 2007 Islam: Australia’s Herald Sun brings a story about “Muslim-only washrooms at La Trobe University.” Conference: The Shepherd’s Conference is now offering a live video stream from the conference which will be held next month. Details here. Marriage: Justin Buzzard wonders about a Christian minister’s involvement in a non-Christian wedding. Du Jour: The ESV blog reflects on “being Dugg” and “what happens when a Christian blog experiences a fleeting burst of popularity from non-Christian or even anti-Christian …

A La Carte (1/21)

Wednesday January 21, 2007 Technology: Jollyblogger thinks that pastors should begin to use LinkedIn, software that builds contact networks. Cool: Memorizable is a flashcard wiki. Anyone can use the site to build interactive flashcards on any topic. So get to it! Bible: Travis Carden has released an ESV Bible language spell-check dictionary for the ESV. It means that the spellchecker won’t trip up on all those biblical names and places. Bible: If you aren’t using it yet, you should consider …

A La Carte (1/30)

Tuesday January 30, 2007 Du Jour: Julian reflects on the “inadequacy” of language to describe God. Music: Derek Webb releases a new album today composed of acoustic versions of some of his hits (which, in my opinion, were already plenty acoustic). You can read a review here. Sounds like this one may be for only the real Webb fans. Humor: I hear Mike Huckabee has declared his candidacy for President. I wonder if this will come to haunt him (this …