Daily Archives: 27 Sep 2011

This HAS Got to be a Spoof. NO ONE is that Stupid

No one can be this idiotic and still manage to walk upright. Linda Harvey, the founder of Mission America, says that LGBT people don’t exist. She made the comments during her weekend broadcast while she was attacking the Gay, Lesbian, … Continue reading

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Martin Luther: On Scott Bailey

Luther writes, in his commentary on Psalm 101- A spirit speaks out of a fool: “If I have done it, then, if it be God’s will, I have not done it—neither I nor you nor my brother nor my brother-in-law. … Continue reading

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Hell Itself Looks on in Horror…

As A love triangle involving a minister, his son and the mistress they shared ended with one woman dead — and the trio facing murder charges. Tracy Bernard Burleson, a 44-year-old Houston pastor, is facing capital murder charges for the … Continue reading

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My Favorite Irish Farmer

As a singer who is never knowingly overdressed, Rihanna has no shortage of male fans. But when she chose to shoot her latest video on a farm in Northern Ireland, she found one man immune to her charms. Farmer Alan … Continue reading

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Clemson’s Sad #Fail

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Christians in Iran

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Because I Love You

I want you to listen to this fantastic (and probably little known) operatic overture: Ascanio in Alba.

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Total Depravity: The Old Lady in a Wheelchair Edition

A 53-year-old man was allegedly killed when his 96-year-old aunt that he feared allegedly shot him with a .357 handgun.  Amanda Rice Stevenson, the suspected murderer, was wheelchair-bound in her appearance before a St. Augustine, Fla. court judge on Monday … Continue reading

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The Hanan Eshel Memorial Volume

10,000 thanks to Aren for mentioning this: Maeir, A. M., Magness, J., and Schiffman, L. H., eds. In press (2011). ‘Go Out and Study the Land’ (Judges 18:2): Archaeological, Historical and Textual Studies in Honor of Hanan Eshel. Supplement to … Continue reading

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Israel Announces Still More Immoral and Illegal Expansions

Commenting on today’s announcement by the Government of Israel on settlement advancement, the Foreign Secretary said:   “I condemn today’s news that the Government of Israel is advancing plans for 780 new settlement housing units, with an option of an additional … Continue reading

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The Antichrist Revealed!

We know who he is right now.  Never before has – on earth – walked a more wicked and depraved evil-doer.  The antichrist has been revealed to you today.  Know him!

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From the Archives of Zwingliana

Zwingli und Luther in ihren sozialen Handlungsfeldern von JOACHIM ROGGE is a fine essay which has as it’s goal the examination of a number of important questions- Was wußten die beiden schon voneinander ? Was hatten sie voneinander gelesen ? … Continue reading

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More Buddhist Misconduct

A 13-year-old girl suffocated after she was strapped down and doused with water by her father and a monk who were trying to expel an “evil spirit”, Japanese police said Tuesday. And Fifty-six-year-old monk Kazuaki Kinoshita and the girl’s 50-year-old … Continue reading

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A Friend Had a Dryer Fire…

Fortunately all is well- here’s the dryer and the washer.  And yes, they keep the lint filter clean- it just overheated with a load of towels.  No one was hurt and the house wasn’t damaged (thankfully the machines are kept … Continue reading

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Remove the Cross From the Swiss Flag Just Because Muslim Immigrants Don’t Like It? NEIN!!!!

What idiocy to even suggest such a preposterous thing. An immigrant group based in Bern has called for the emblematic white cross to be removed from the Swiss national flag because as a Christian symbol it “no longer corresponds to … Continue reading

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‘Noah’s Ark’ – The Facebook Game…

No, I’m not making that up… Oliver Steffen – «Noah’s Ark» ist ein Strategie- und Aufbauspiel im Stil des berühmteren Farmville. Der Spieler hat die Übersicht über Noahs Haus, Stall und Feld. Auf Knopfdruck lässt er den Knecht pflügen, säen, … Continue reading

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Win a Copy of the Reformation Commentary on Scripture: Galatians, Ephesians

It’s just come out and I’m going to send you a copy if you win the contest. And what’s the contest?  Oh it’s really quite simple and utterly capricious, as will be the judging (which will be handled by me … Continue reading

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Fun Facts from Church History

When Spain entered the new world it frequently ‘converted’ entire tribes of natives by forcing them to march into rivers and declaring them ‘baptized’. Hey, that’s the way Emergents do it today, except they bribe people into their ‘sanctuaries’ with … Continue reading

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Bad Teacher

A teacher who threatened to place a special needs pupil under a voodoo curse as a form of punishment and called another “Pepsi Max” has been banned from the classroom. Roslyn Holloway, who taught at the Lord Silkin Trust School … Continue reading

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A Handy Chart for Interpreting Other Denominations

I have to admit, the Reformed view of other denominations is pretty much right on the mark. via El Shaddai Edwards on G+

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