Daily Archives: 13 Oct 2010

Thanks Be to God

All 33 of the Chilean miners have been rescued and are reunited with their families.  There’s only one thing left to say: thanks be to God.

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Is It too Early to Mention Christmas Music?

I don’t think so.  Therefore, drop by this page and take a look at a new album you can pick up November 15th at any Starbucks across the country.  Your friend and mine Ari Shapiro is one of the singers … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

The complaint that church is boring is never made by people in awe (of God). -R.C Sproul (lifted from M. Acidri on FB)

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Mark Regier: On Theologians and Mowing the Lawn

Nicely done, kid. Very nicely done!

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BAR’s Bias- Again

Since H. Shanks and B. Witherington are virtually the only two people on the planet who still insist that the inscription on the so called ‘James Ossuary’ is authentic it is unsurprising in the extreme that their ‘coverage’ of the … Continue reading

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Crazy Pe(n)t(ecostal) Tricks

Via Mike A. on FB. Those Pentebabblers are a screech… sorta.

Posted in Total Depravity

The Casey Colloquium: Excerpt Nine

This is the ninth excerpt in what will be a series of ten (with the entire series of excerpts available here) from Maurice Casey’s about to arrive volume titled Jesus of Nazareth.  It is, I have to admit, a very … Continue reading

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15 Miners Rescued Out of 33… So Far

Almost halfway there!  Soon all of the Chilean miners will be reunited with their families. What got them through this amazing ordeal?  To a man, they’ve all confessed, it was their faith in God.

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Blogger Pride

Bloggers this past Monday (I’m not quite sure why they picked that day) gathered for the First Annual Blogger Pride Parade- From the left to the right, Mark Regier, Chris Tilling Michael Acidri, Roland Boer, Joel Watts, Mark Stevens, James … Continue reading

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Carl Paladino…

Do people really vote for duplicitous guys like this? Mr Morality who had a mistress and sends out beastiality videos? State liquor license records show that New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino had once collected rent from two gay … Continue reading

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Vices the Founding Fathers Opposed But Which are now Seen Commonly

I found this essay really interesting- especially as a history buff (though normally I find American history in particular about as boring as watching paint drying). … what the Founding Fathers called corruption, depravity, venality, and vice, many of us … Continue reading

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The Perfect Sign For Archaeological Excavations

Shamelessly lifted from Dorothy King’s photos on Facebook. Just in case visitors to digs don’t know what digs are…

Posted in Archaeology, Humor

Sarah Palin and Barack Obama on Dancing With The Stars…

What, it could happen…  see…

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The Old Testament in the New Annual Conference

Via Steve Moyise The next meeting of the Annual seminar for the study of the Old Testament in the New Testament will take place from Thurs dinner (14 April) to Saturday lunch (16 April) at St Deiniol’s Library, Hawarden, North … Continue reading

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Insane Serbian Football Hooligans

The Italy-Serbia European Championship qualifier was called off after seven minutes Tuesday after violent Serbian fans threw flares and fireworks onto the pitch, burned a flag and broke barriers in the stands. Serbian fans also clashed with police earlier in … Continue reading

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And the World Rejoiced

The Chilean miners are one by one emerging from the ground to worldwide joy. The miners emerged like clockwork, jubilantly embracing wives, children and rescuers and looking remarkably composed Wednesday after languishing for 69 days in the depths of a … Continue reading

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