Daily Archives: 18 Aug 2011

A New Candidate for 2012 (via Εις Δοξαν)

Oh I like that photo! Very flattering…  That’s one good looking candidate! You may not have heard, but there’s a new candidate who is certain to draw the lion’s share of votes for the White House. I know who I … Continue reading

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On True Preachers: Martin Luther

“It is a great thing to set a true preacher in motion, and unless our Lord God himself gets him going, nothing will come of it. It requires a mighty spirit to serve people in body and soul and yet … Continue reading

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More Pastoral Misconduct: The Dale Richardson Edition

A South Carolina pastor has been charged with raping two women in a trailer behind his church.  A magistrate denied bond Thursday for Dale Richardson of Summerville, which is about 25 miles northwest of Charleston. He also was charged with … Continue reading

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Wedding Preacher Shopping?

Hey here’s an idea; instead of ‘preacher shopping’ for your wedding why don’t you get the Pastor of the Church you attend to do the ceremony and if you don’t have time for Church in your life, don’t bother getting … Continue reading

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If I Were President

1- The US would fight defensive wars only. If invaded or attacked, we will destroy you. You leave us alone, we will leave you alone. 2- All foreign aid would be eliminated except for humanitarian aid. 3- School would last … Continue reading

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Joel’s Contest

Joel has decided to give away a copy of ‘Christ our Captain’: an Introduction to Huldrych Zwingli.  He has all the rules and such and I thought I’d mention it here since, poor lad, since the Harold Camping end of … Continue reading

Posted in Church History, Zwingli

Don’t Let This Woman Babysit for You

She’s whacky. A woman in Daytona Beach was arrested and accused of child-neglect that was caught on videotape, according to a report.  Keyona Davis, 23, was riding along in the bed of a pickup truck next to a baby in … Continue reading

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Gov. Perry is Now ‘The Science Guy’

Rick Perry told a 9-year-old boy Thursday that evolution is “a theory that’s out there” but that “it’s got some gaps in it.” The GOP hopeful’s comments came after the boy’s mother prompted him to ask Perry whether he believes … Continue reading

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More WordPress Awesomeness

So now WordPress has added yet another nice feature for its bloggers- stats on the publish bar: I feel badly for those still on blogger. It’s like having to use a crayon to write War and Peace when there’s a … Continue reading

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More Anti-Christian Nonsense: The Tyranny of the Minority, or How America Has Become a Minoritocracy™

As though a few crosses on the side of the road were going to convert the whole of pagan Southern California. (If only). It could be the end of days for a few crosses outside San Diego. The California Department … Continue reading

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Gandhi: On Atheism

Mahatma Gandhi was once approached by an atheist with the request to organize and promote an anti-God society. Gandhi replied, “It amazes me to find an intelligent person who fights against something which he does not at all believe exists.”

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Fox Soccer Plus Free Preview!

This is good news for soccer fans!  All these games will be available for free to viewers of DirecTV (and some other providers, see the link for the list) : UEFA Champions League: Tuesday, August 23, 2011: Malmo FF v … Continue reading

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If You Get Your Pet ‘Plastic Surgery’, You Have More Money Than Sense

And you’re a bit sick in the head it has to be said.  Who else would spend their day looking at their dog’s testicles and feeling sorry that they weren’t large enough? Munson, a burly 7-year-old English bulldog, has a … Continue reading

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That’s An Interesting Idea; One That All Biblical Studies Publishers Should Ponder

IVP Academic has up on their website what I think an interesting tool for biblical studies professors and theologians and others teaching in the field: Textbook Selector. Click your discipline, subject, or interest, and then the course and voila! This … Continue reading

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Book Recommendation

This really is a ‘must read’ volume-

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The Golden Rule: The Latest Video from Bibledex

Honestly, the whole series is just so impressive.

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Copycats

Just a note to let you know that around and about the biblioblogs you might notice video segments. Copycats… copying my video book recommendation series. I guess imitation really is the sincerest form of flattery- especially for the un-inventive. Related … Continue reading

Posted in Heresy and Heretics, Humor, media, Modern Culture, obituary, Politics, Relics, soccer, Something Else I Won't be Reading, Theodicy, Total Depravity, War On Atheism | Tagged

How Good do You Have to Be To Get Into Heaven?

I’ll tell you one thing, you have to be better than Mark Stevens and Joel Watts (and we all know what that means)(this is, by the by, a theologically astute little snippet which I saw on the Reformiert Info page, … Continue reading

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The Latest Volume in the Calvin Studienausgabe

Der 8. und letzte Band der Calvin-Studienausgabe enthält eine gezielte Auswahl der Briefe Calvins. Sie sind geeignet, manches Vorurteil und Klischee, namentlich das durch Polemik entstellte düstere Bild des “Despoten von Genf”, wirksam zu korrigieren. In der umfangreichen Korrespondenz mit … Continue reading

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Check Your Brain at the Door: Faith and Intellectual Freedom (via scientia et sapientia)

Truly, nicely done. Am I free? Not legally (I’m not in jail) or metaphysically (who knows if I have “free will”?) but intellectually. Do I have intellectual freedom? After all, I teach at a school with belief commitments. To get … Continue reading

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