A La Carte (4/2)

Monday April 2, 2007 Church: BBC has an interesting article tied to a documentary about America’s most hated family (the Phelps “God Hates Fags” family). Humor: The ladies of GirlTalk share a great little video clip. Book: At Beginning with Moses you can get a deal on “Pierced for our Transgressions,” an important book dealing with the doctrine of penal substitution. Humor: Following up on last week’s strange Google map, here is one that is bound to get you in …

A La Carte (3/30)

Friday March 30, 2007 Books: From Road to Emmaus comes a worthwhile tip about getting books cheaply. Humor: Check out step twenty in this Google map plotting the route from Chicago to London. Theology: Jeremy Pierce on the long

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A La Carte (3/29)

Thursday March 29, 2007 Church: Has anyone heard of these, dad and daughter purity balls? Book: James White’s new book, written and published in just 30 days, is just about ready. Gadget: I want one of these. I’m sure you do too. Du Jour: John Piper writes about things his father learned. Religion: ABC asks whether having God on a person’s side makes a difference in justifying war. Photos: Dan Cruver has begun an interesting photo collection.

A La Carte (3/28)

Wednesday March 28, 2007 Conference: Alistair Begg has a quick note for those attending The Basics conference in May. Jesus: Here is a long and thorough statistical analysis of the Jesus Family Tomb. Photos: Some gay professional activists protested at Southern Seminary a couple of days ago (story). Denny Burk has some photos. Quote: Joshua Sowin has a fascinating quote about corporations preying on kindness to further their own ends. Children: The New York Times notes a study that links …

A La Carte (3/27)

Tuesday March 27, 2007 RIP: A sad story, but one with a moral. Relationships: Carolyn McCulley points out that “Boundless” has a good article dealing with misplaced trust. Books: Another take on the bestselling “The Secret.” This one comes courtesy of Al Mohler. Review: Marni Chediak reviews Mark Steyn’s “America Alone.” Photographs: Amazing photos of an accident. Cool: For when you need to find just the perfect color.

A La Carte (3/26)

Monday March 26, 2007 Music: C.T. has a long and interesting article about the Passion movement. Science: Discover has several articles featuring twenty things you didn’t know about a variety of topics. How about this: “A pair of brown rats can produce as many as 2,000 descendants in a year if left to breed unchecked.” Shudder. Books: Ray Fowler points to John Calvin lite. The Rev. William Pringle assembled his ‘One Hundred Aphorisms, Containing, Within a Narrow Compass, the Substance …

A La Carte (3/23)

Friday March 23, 2007 Du Jour: Lydia has a very good article about “Modesty and Other Women’s Husbands.” What she says applies to other men’s wives as well. Entertainment: Here is another one for the American Idol fan. Turns out another contestant is a worship leader and four of the finalists claim to be believers. Weird: For the liberated man, how about changing your last name instead of making your wife change hers? Books: Fun facts about the 1000 most …

A La Carte (3/22)

Thursday March 22, 2007 Film: This site has a list of the web’s best free documentaries. You’ll have to choose with care, of course, but it looks like there are some good ones there. Media: 8 of 10 Americans agree that there is too much sex, violence and profanity on TV. Conference: I have updated the list of Reformed conferences. There are a lot coming up in the next few weeks! Church: Benny Hinn’s organization is laying off employees because …

A La Carte (3/21)

Wednesday March 21, 2007 Weird: Animal rights activists in Germany want to kill a baby bear rather than have him “brought up suffering the humiliation of being treated as a domestic pet.” Church: Trevin Wax asks some good and interesting questions about multi-site churches. Humor: Cute. And funny. Debate: Al Gore has been challenged to a debate. I’ve got a shiny nickel that says he won’t accept the challenge because that would be to admit that some people disagree with …

A La Carte (3/20)

Tuesday March 20, 2007 Music: Here’s one for the American Idol fan. Politics: As the war in Iraq enters its fifth year, Joe Carter posts ten things we’ve forgotten about the war. Debate: Has anyone watched this debate between Alister McGrath and Peter Atkins? Weird: A Catholic Church in Germany is collecting money to support the building of a local mosque. Music: Curtis Allen (aka “Voice”) has published a great article with Boundless. Homosexuality: Al Mohler has clarified some of …