A La Carte (5/17)

Thursday May 17, 2007 Personal: I’m looking for some assistance from someone with good knowledge of PHP and from someone who has worked with Apache (and .htaccess in particular). If this is you, please hit the contact button up top and send me an email! Humor: Summer reading. Books: “TIME” has an excerpt from Al Gore’s upcoming book “The Assault on Reason.” The book is described as “A visionary analysis of how the politics of fear, secrecy, cronyism, and blind …

A La Carte (5/16)

Wednesday May 16, 2007 Interview: At “Against Heresies” Martin has begun an interview with R. Scott Clark, Associate Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology at Westminster Seminary, California. Film: The kid in me was thrilled to read this: “Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson have teamed to produce a trilogy of Tintin feature films, with each director helming at least one of the features.” Church: Andreas Kostenberger asks Gregg Allison (a former missionary to Italy, professor of Systematic Theology at The …

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A La Carte (5/10)

Thursday May 10, 2007 Video: In case you have a morbid sense of curiosity, this is what one of the infamous clown communions looks like. Du Jour: Don Elbourne weighs in on Virginia Tech and Hurricane Katrina. Activism: Activists in Austria want to have a chimp legally declared a person. We continue to await the chimp’s response. Theology: Joe Carter has some good food for thought in an article about “Ten Deadly Trappings of Evangelism.” I don’t agree with all …

A La Carte (5/3)

Thursday May 3, 2007 Politics: This is the kind of guy Christians should vote for in the upcoming US election. Audio: Jacob has news of this month’s free audio download from ChristianAudio. This month it is “The Reformed Pastor” by Richard Baxter. Law: A case like this one simply highlights the absurdities of the US legal system–a man suing a dry cleaner for $67,000,000 for losing a pair of his pants. Military: Joe Carter tells why it is wise to …

A La Carte (4/26)

Thursday April 26, 2007 Interview: Travis, a student at Texas A&M has a really neat interview with a Christian professor at the school. Eschatology: Sam Waldron is writing a series of articles answering John MacArthur’s objections to Amillennialism. Sports: Here is the NFL draft’s biggest secret. “Big Walt, as he is known, is a 6-foot-5 defensive tackle who wears a size XXXXXXL jersey. He bench presses 475 pounds and squats 800 pounds.” Blogging: Tim O’Reilly has proposed a blogging code …

A La Carte (4/19)

Thursday April 19, 2007 Prayer: Christians are not the only ones hoping to minister in Virginia. It seems that Scientologists are heading there in some force, according to this article. Pray that God would bless the work of the Christians! Abortion: Al Mohler writes about the Supreme Court upholding the ban on partial birth abortion saying “The explicit inclusion of this moral language marks a great achievement in this decision.” Joe Carter also covers the decision. Interview: Lydia is interviewing …

A La Carte (4/17)

Tuesday April 17, 2007 Books: Al Mohler recommends ten great biographies. I have read (or am reading) many of them and agree with his recommendations. Conference: Reformed Virginian reflects on the recent Twin Lakes Fellowship. Books: All of this year’s Pulitzer Prize winners have been announced. Looks like I’ve got some more reading to do! Family: Joe Carter has a moving post on “the visiting father.” Church: Thabiti Anyabwile has ten great tips for talking about race. Church: Last week …

A La Carte (4/9)

Monday April 9, 2007 Church: Here is a church for men only. I guess the seeker friendly low effort church as you want it trend isn’t dead yet. Audio: This site has audio recordings corresponding to some of the chapters in Iain Murray’s “A Scottish Christian Heritage.” Sports: This commercial for the Blue Jays has been banned for being too violent. A watchdog group has attempted to get this one banned as well because Vernon Wells does not look both …

A La Carte (4/6)

Friday April 6, 2006 Technology: Google Maps allows interesting new personalization capabilities with their maps. The applications for this must be endless. Emergent: Phil Johnson has even more to say about the emerging church. Conference: This looks like a worthwhile conference for those in the vicinity of Coventry, Connecticut. Sports: Here are some photos of an interesting basketball game (HT: JH) Weather: This is why I’m looking forward to being in Jackson, Mississippi next week. Music: Bob Kauflin suggests some …

A La Carte (4/5)

Thursday April 5, 2007 Audio: Christian audio is offering “On Christian Doctrine” by Saint Augustine as a free download this month. Global Warming: Here is a good article on the topic of global warming. Preaching: Unashamed Workman asks Tim Keller ten questions for expositors. Interview: Justin Buzzard interviews Gerrit Scott Dawson who authored “Jesus Ascended: The Meaning of Christ’s Continuing Incarnation.” Emergent: Phil Johnson summarizes all of his concerns with the emerging church in one short article. People: Paul Edwards …