Daily Archives: 6 Feb 2011

From Floods to Fires: Australia Continues to Endure

The east of the country is under feet of water and the west of the country is dry as a bone.  Consequently, there have been fires.  And now they have become destructive. Dozens of homes on the outskirts of the … Continue reading

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I’m Not An Expert in Entertainment…

Or in putting on shows.  But whoever put on the halftime show for this year’s Superbowl did a spectacularly horrible job.  And by that I mean, the singers.  They were simply atrocious.  The Black Eye Peas clearly should confine themselves … Continue reading

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Afghan Barbarism and American Christianity

An Afghan who converted to Christianity is to be hanged for it. An Afghan physiotherapist will be executed within three days for converting to Christianity. Said Musa, 45, has been held for eight months in a Kabul prison were he … Continue reading

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Survey: Your Thoughts on the Bible and History (via The Musings of Thomas Verenna)

An interesting little series of polls. These are a few polls I've put together for no reason other than to gauge the readership of my blog.   If you'd be so kind, please answer truthfully and honestly; in instances where … Continue reading

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If Bibliobloggers had a band… (via DR. JIM’S THINKING SHOP & TEA ROOM)

Nice…. First, a hat tip to our Conductor, Daniel O. McLellan, without whom all us chickens wouldn't know who should be in the top row! And we also need some recognition of the music industry's protector of family values… Jim … Continue reading

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Another Quote of the Day

Before I translated the New Testament out of the Greek, all longed after it; when it was done, their longing lasted scarce four weeks. Then they desired the Books of Moses; when I had translated these, they had enough thereof … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

The world will neither hold God for God, nor the devil for the devil. And if a man were left to himself, to do after his own kind and nature, he would willingly throw our Lord God out at the … Continue reading

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Ronald Reagan Was No Saint, And He Needs to Be Remembered Correctly

via Reagan’s policies are another example of how too many Christians are willing to abandon their theological center merely to embrace an illusion of wishful thinking.  People constantly talk about how devoted Reagan was as a Christian but his actions … Continue reading

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Why The Church of England is Wrong

The Church of England is set to take on the new atheists.  And orders are coming from the top that they do. The Church of England will this week vow to fight “new atheism” in an attempt to combat the … Continue reading

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Pride Comes Before Destruction and a Haughty Spirit Before a Fall

Sarah Palin evidently doesn’t have much familiarity with that little verse from Proverbs.  Or she knows it and doesn’t care. Sarah Palin and her daughter Bristol want to trademark their names – a legal action more typical of celebrity figures … Continue reading

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1 Killed, 11 Shot in Ohio at a Frat House

Meanwhile, Texas wants colleges to allow students to arm themselves.  Here’s why they shouldn’t. Authorities in northeast Ohio say a shooting at a fraternity house just north of the Youngstown State University campus killed one student and injured 11 people, … Continue reading

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Today in Egypt

Things are actually improving.  Banks are open.  Life is returning to some normalcy.  And most importantly, the various parties are talking and not throwing rocks or bullets. Egypt’s vice president met a wide representation of major opposition groups for the … Continue reading

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The Red Bull Made Me Do It

Just because no one wants to take responsibility for their actions. Could sleep deprivation and a can of Red Bull really have contributed to murder? That’s the question a Pinellas County man is asking the court to consider in a … Continue reading

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Lincoln Reexamined

The BBC has a new look at Abraham Lincoln that may raise an eyebrow or two.  Unfortunately you can only watch it if you’re in Britain. It’s a Documentary re-assessing the reputation of Abraham Lincoln, often considered America’s greatest president … Continue reading

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