Daily Archives: 16 Apr 2011

Now That Takes the Cake…

Just in case society isn’t shallow enough, now we can festoon our babies with clothing designed to let them know that looks are everything.

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Is Eric Cantor More Interested in Protecting Israel’s Interests than America’s?

Or to state it otherwise, does Eric Cantor work for Israel or the people of the United States?  It seems the former. Leave it to House majority leader Eric Cantor (R-VA). With president Barack Obama expected to deliver a major … Continue reading

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A Giant 7 Part Review of M. Casey’s ‘Jesus of Nazareth’ – Part 1

Here it is: the first part of a seven-part review of Maurice Casey’s Jesus of Nazareth: An Independent Historian’s Account of His Life and Teaching.  Each part to appear daily over Holy Week, and deals especially with the twelfth and … Continue reading

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Matthew Kalman on Vittorio Arrigoni

Vittorio Arrigoni’s middle name was Utopia, yet he chose to spend most of the past three years in the hell of Gaza, acting as a human shield for Palestinian fishermen harassed by the Israeli navy and reporting to a worldwide … Continue reading

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The Whole Testimony of Scripture

It seems that it’s becoming more commonplace for people to try to boil the message of the Bible down to a ‘soundbite’.   Folk are looking to squeeze the essence of the Bible into a few drops.  But this is … Continue reading

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Islam a Religion of Peace? That’s a Tad Hard to Believe- Muslims Attack a Christian Village

Stephen has the repulsive details. It’s harder and harder to believe that the radicals among Muslims aren’t in fact the voice of the majority. The silent majority which stands by while these kinds of things happen. Living as a Christian in … Continue reading

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A Day at Earth Fair

We went today to the Knoxville Earth Fair and it was really pretty cool.  Alternative energy cars, ‘green’ companies, and of course some food.  And by the way, the blue Tesla is my next great car…

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It’s Hard to Stay Awake Sometimes…

The Federal Aviation Authority suspended Saturday yet another air traffic controller for sleeping on the job, the seventh apparent incident this year that the agency has disclosed. The incident occurred at the Miami Air Route Traffic Control Center during the … Continue reading

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‘Get a Room’

I object to all public displays of affection (PDA) and I don’t care if it’s gay folk or old folk or teens or middle aged folk or anyone else.  I don’t want to see your most intimate moments.  I’m not … Continue reading

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Four Years Ago Today

A gun toting lunatic slaughtered over 30 people at Virginia Tech.  And the school is still struggling with the fallout. Four years after a troubled student gunned down 32 in a campus rampage, Virginia Tech officials remain adamant that they … Continue reading

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The Best Hymn Ever Written

Is this one.  It is, truly, the best melodically and theologically.  Especially the penultimate stanza- Und wenn die Welt voll Teufel wär Und wollt uns gar verschlingen, So fürchten wir uns nicht so sehr, Es soll uns doch gelingen. Der … Continue reading

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Friday Was an Astonishing Day Here in the South

There were an amazing and shocking 98 tornadoes on Friday, according to the Weather Channel! Supercell thunderstorms erupted over portions of the South, particularly Alabama and Mississippi, on Friday. These storms produced around 98 tornado reports, which is easily the … Continue reading

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A Shocking Admission: Jeremy Thompson Caught on Audio

Jeremy attended a Catholic conference last week and the mic was live – though he didn’t know it – when he said It’s true, I know that our blog will never be better than #2, but I can’t tell anyone … Continue reading

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