Links I’ve Liked Lately

I enjoyed this article by Ralph David called Why is the Old Testament shut out of the church?  I think that many today misunderstand important aspects of the New Testament because they haven’t taken time to study the Old Testament.  Some people thought I was crazy for teaching the Minor Prophets to teenagers last year but that study proved to be incredibly fruitful.

 With all the predictions about a new depression I had taken to waking up every morning expecting a shanty town to have formed in our street.  This article explains what a depression in 2009 would look like.  Rather than living in shanty towns most people will be eating Kraft Macaroni and cheese and watching a lot of TV.

This is an article by Mark Steyn called It’s not the Cold War.  It talks about the Mumbai bombings that took place last week.    A quote: “This isn’t law enforcement but an ideological assault — and we’re fighting the symptoms not the cause. Islamic imperialists want an Islamic society, not just in Palestine and Kashmir but in the Netherlands and Britain, too. Their chances of getting it will be determined by the ideology’s advance among the general Muslim population, and the general Muslim population’s demographic advance among everybody else.”  (From Moeller)

This is a game called The Cog Factory that I was addicted to through Thanksgiving and then I made it to the final level and have sense lost all interest.  Productivity has increased 10 fold since.

And becaus I’m sure everyone is as interested in trivia about the states like I am here is a page explaining how the 13 original colonies got their names.

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