Daily Archives: 24 Jan 2010

People on Welfare are Like Stray Animals

That’s what South Carolina’s Lt. Governor said on Friday and he’s been trying to put the toothpaste back in the tube ever since.  To no avail. Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer said Saturday he could have chosen his words more carefully … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture, Total Depravity | 3 Comments

Now That’s A Very Bad Idea

Not only is Uganda’s anti-homosexuality bill with its call for the execution of gay people awful and sub-christian and evil, so is showing people gay pornography just to make the point that it’s wicked. But that’s exactly what a Ugandan … Continue reading

Posted in Theology, Total Depravity

A Pastor To Pray For…

You have to have a lot of sympathy for this fellow, whose house burned down while he was across the street at church. A Cayce house belonging to a preacher burned down Sunday while he was in his church across … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

No Matter What, Israel is Unbending

Israel is not giving up portions of the West Bank, ever, no matter what.  So much for mideast peace.

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Don’t Forget Haiti

The way it usually works when there’s a tremendous disaster is that it’s in the headlines for a week or two and then forgotten.  Until an anniversary of the event or something. So I’d like to ask Christians of good … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

Boy It’s Raining a Lot!

California has apparently sent us some of its rain… If our basement pumps weren’t running we’d have as much water downstairs as we do in our yard.

Posted in Modern Culture

How Can You Tell The Difference Between a Church and a Cult?

There’s a quite nice little essay on the subject at, of all places, the Texarkana Gazette, which answers the question by comparing Tony Alamo’s cult with actual Christian churches. The differences are nicely highlighted in this little snippet “Where we … Continue reading

Posted in Church History, Theology

He Isn’t A New Messiah, He’s A Nut

THE Turkish man who attempted to kill Pope John Paul II in 1981 said he wants political asylum in staunchly Catholic Croatia, where he plans to write a new Bible. “If Croatia gives me political asylum, I would be glad … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Dilettante, Modern Culture, Total Depravity

It’s Time For the Annual Superbowl Prediction

First, though, to the playoffs- which are, unsurprisingly, today. It will be the Colts over the Jets; and the Vikings over the Saints. In two weeks, at the Superbowl, the Vikings will defeat the Colts in the upset of the decade. Finally, … Continue reading

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