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    A La Carte (10/24)

    Tuesday October 24, 2006 Islam: FoxNews has a spooky article dealing with a huge increase of crimes committed against police officers and firemen in France. There is “increasingly violent conflict between police and gangs in tough, largely immigrant French neighborhoods that were the scene of a three-week paroxysm of rioting last year.” Music: “Christianity Today”…

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    A La Carte (10/18)

    Wednesday October 18, 2006 Du Jour: Mark Dever shares some wise and humble words about pride as impatience. Impatience “is a disguise for the sin of pride, the ugliest of all sins, and the most direct rejection of God’s authority and of a humble joy in His provision for me in the Gospel of Jesus…

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    A La Carte (09/27)

    Wednesday September 27, 2006 Katrina: Lakeview Christian Center has released a new (very professional) video providing information about their efforts in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Music: If you are in the U.S., you can download a new song by Switchfoot. “Dirty Second Hands” will be on their new album, “Oh! Gravity,”…

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    December 30, 2005: Petra Appreciation Day

    As you may have heard, and definitely have heard if you read this site with any consistency, the band Petra has decided to retire. “After 33 years of music and ministry, Christian rock pioneer PETRA will come to a close. December 2005 will mark the end to a ministry that has boldly and consistently proclaimed…

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    Petra Means Rock

    Last night Aileen and I left our children in the care of my in-laws and we travelled across Toronto, braving rush-hour traffic through the heart of the city, to see Petra play their final Toronto show. They have played Toronto five times and I saw them four of those times. In fact, I was the…

  • BlogSwap 2 Update

    I just sent an email to everyone who indicated an interest in participating in the second BlogSwap. If you indicated interest and did not receive the email, please let me know and I’ll get it to you ASAP. From the 8 people who indicated interest in the first BlogSwap we have doubled to 16 for…

  • When Switchfoot Comes To Town…

    When Switchfoot Comes To Town…I go and see them! Just a couple of months ago I was priveleged to attend a Switchfoot concert in Toronto. At that time it was the biggest and best show on their tour (though it’s possible they say that at every show). I took a few minutes to write about…

  • A New Blog

    “This is a historic occasion.” Bonus points to anyone who can identify the movie that those words were taken from. A person who has been an active participant in this site has just begun her own blog. It is quite exciting because she has so often had great things to say here. I am certain…