Lunchtime Links: January 15, 2010

The Global Aid Network is a Christian humanitarian organization which sponsors mission trips and provides aid to impoverished countries around the world. The group has worked in Haiti extensively prior to Tuesday’s earthquake. Global Aid CEO Duane Zook is on his way to Haiti. He spoke with Everyday Christian from Florida en route. He said sustained compassion and organization for the long term on the part of donating individuals and nations will be critical.

Christian humanitarian organization World Vision is reporting transportation bottlenecks hampered by Haiti’s poor infrastructure is making a dire situation worse, particularly in the capital Port-au-Prince.

Aid officials are warning that a lack of enough water and medical care could quickly accelerate the misery and death toll in Haiti as disease and illness become overwhelming to overcome.

The Book of Eli” starring Denzel Washington opens in theatres today. In the film Washington plays a defender of the last King James Version of the Bible in a post-Apocalyptic world bent on taking it from him.

In the ongoing dispute between Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien and NBC, enter Jimmy Kimmel. The ABC late-night host took harsh shots at Leno which appearing as a guest on his show.

How good is Peyton Manning? The Indianapolis Colts quarterback just collected his fourth MVP award and is poised to make a run at a second Super Bowl title. The stingy defense of the Baltimore Ravens is up Saturday in the divisional round of the AFC playoffs.

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