Daily Archives: 25 Sep 2011

Utah is Weird

As though all the sister-wives weren’t strange enough, now there are Utah runners-in-undies… Thousands of people stripped to their underwear and ran through Salt Lake City to protest what they called the “uptight” laws of Utah. Undie Run organizer Nate … Continue reading

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Even the Nigerians Know the ‘Prosperity Gospel’ is Theological Rubbish

If only Americans were that smart. Lord, deliver your sheep from the wolves seeking to devour them dressed in clerical garb and pimping a false gospel born in the very pits of hell and spread by servants of Satan.

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More Death in the Somalia of the Western Hemisphere, Mexico

Prosecutors in Mexico say the decapitated body of a woman found in the northern city of Nuevo Laredo on Saturday is that of a newspaper editor. The body of Maria Elizabeth Macias, the editor of Primera Hora newspaper, was found … Continue reading

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Calvin: An Observation on the Papacy

Now then let the Papists, in order to extenuate their vices as much as possible, deny, if they can, that the state of religion is as much vitiated and corrupted with them as it was in the kingdom of Israel … Continue reading

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Where in the World is Chris Tilling Now?

I’m actually kind of sad about this one- Chris was about an hour away and he didn’t even stop by to say hello.  That’s hurtful.  Anyway, on to his latest escapades: White Pine police have a man in custody who … Continue reading

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Bad, Bad,Very Bad Archaeology…

Via Bob An article on Bad Archaeology makes some good points about some recent archaeological claims: “Biblical archaeology” is in “scare quotes” because it’s a highly problematical concept, but more of that later. What I want to address first is … Continue reading

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Why I am not ‘Pro-Israel’

Don’t jump to conclusions.  Instead, read this essay.  I agree with it in sum and substance and since I do, there’s no use in reinventing the wheel.  Especially honest, incredibly engaging, and perfectly Christian is this genuinely insightful piece, only … Continue reading

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More Stupidity From the British Government

Are you a Christian who owns a Christian themed cafe? Well don’t display the bible, it will offend the community… Police have requested that a cafe owner in Blackpool – Jamie Murray, Salt & Light Coffee House – stop displaying … Continue reading

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Rowan Atkinson: What he Thinks of the Church of England’s Clerics

Speaking in an exclusive interview for The Times, the actor and comedian, who has played many clerics in his career, suggested they deserved to be mocked. But Christians have reacted angrily to those comments, describing them as “stereotypical” and unjustified. … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

I consider looseness with words no less of a defect than looseness of the bowels. –  John Calvin

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Creationism Explained

In a piece in the Guardian.  Read it at your own peril.

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