Welcome to Christian Carnival CCXXXIX: The Corrected Roman Numeral Edition, August 27, 2008. I have just been informed of my error in counting! No longer can I lay claim to hosting the longest Roman numeral short of 288. Oh well. My apologies to Raffi. And here we go:
Chasing the Wind presents Heart of Compassion, Hands of Care posted at Chasing the Wind, saying, “I met Sister Freda while on a mission trip to Kenya, and found her to be the most amazing, compassionate, Christian woman I’ve ever met. Now there’s a book about her and her ministry.”
John presents Frank Schaeffer’s “Evangelicals Strike . . .” vs. Reality posted at Brain Cramps for God, saying, “An attempt to pull some depth out of a shallow pool”
Drew Tatusko presents Adultery, Friendship, and Boundaries posted at Notes From Off-Center, saying, “Can an emotional relationship be considered adultery? I think the answer is a resounding yes. One argument is biblical, the other argument is psycho-social. Both arguments are distinct, but intimately related here in terms of Christian praxis
ChristianPF presents “In God we trust” on our bills? posted at Money in the Bible | Christian Personal Finance Blog, saying, “Looking at whether or not “In God we trust” should stay on our money”
Peter presents Personal Finance Bible Verse of the Day: Worry no more posted at Bible Money Matters, saying, “Don’t worry – God will provide!”
Weekend Fisher presents Gnostic Gospels and Canonical Gospels: Assessment of Jewish Context, posted at Heart, Mind, Soul, and Strength, saying, “When asked to defend why the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John made the canon of Scripture but the Gnostic Gospels did not, are we ready to answer? One measurable difference between the canonical gospels and the Gnostic gospels turns up in the most obvious of places: is Jesus Jewish?”
John at Light Along the Journey asks, “What does the Christian do with the decision to take medicine for depression or anxiety? For a family physician’s perspective you can read John’s post this week titled Should I Pop a Pill or Say a Prayer?”
My own entry from Thinking Christian is a book review on William Lane Craig’s Reasonable Faith
And finally, Rey at the Bible Archive blog offers something admittedly off-topic, “but,” he says, “it might be helpful for the rest of the webgeeks in the Christian Carnival:” 25 Must-Have Firefox Add-Ons.
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