Running errands this afternoon, I had one of those really irritating "duh" moments when you realize a truth that you should have known, or you did know, but ignored anyway. What was this annoying learning moment? Never go to Target without a game plan. I'm pretty sure I came home with two bags full of items that I don't actually need. Also, never go when you're hungry. Otherwise you may end up with multiple bags of Candy Cane Hershey Kisses. Not that I know of anyone who has done that, mind you...
Well, while I unwrap and savor a Candy Cane Hershey's Kiss, enjoy your week in review (kind of):
- As a lovely follow-up to Monday's post, the Cripplegate has posted a wonderful article about the Mystery and Miracle of Christmas (don't miss this one).
- Justin Bieber, this generation's favorite professing "Christian" secular pop star, has made a very creepy music video with Mariah Carey...a remake of Carey's "All I Want for Christmas is You." Parents, if you haven't already banned Bieber from your child's iPod, I suggest you do so immediately.
- Clint Archer gives us 10 Darts that Burst the "Tongues" Bubble.
- We're very thankful that HHS overruled a proposal to make the "morning-after pill" available over the counter. This would have meant that women - and girls - of any age could obtain the pill without question or difficulty. Truly the number of children who have been murdered by abortion and "birth control" must be absolutely unfathomable.
- Popular evangelist Greg Laurie was at Steven Furtick's Elevation Church this week. Nope, I'm not kidding. Does this surprise you? It shouldn't. It seems as though the Elephant Room is developing quite the clique.
- Apprising Ministries shares about the End of Foolish Attitudes.
- Um, this is quite funny.
- As if the U.S. Mail wasn't already slow enough.
- Remember this extremely convicting, yet wonderful sermon preached by Don Green about how to recognize true repentance? Well, he recently preached a follow-up: The Call to Repentance.
- John MacArthur teaches about the Theology of Christmas: