Daily Archives: 31 Dec 2011

The Funniest Top Gear Segment- Ever

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An Active Duty American Serviceman in Texas…

Tried to board a plane with explosives in his carry on luggage. Officials declined to release the man’s identity but said that he was an active-duty member of the United States military. The explosives were discovered shortly before 9:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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I’d Not Heard of Brad S. Gregory…

Until I got this fascinating book for Christmas from my lovely bride:  The Unintended Reformation:  How a Religious Revolution Secularized Society.  It turns out the guy knows his stuff! This volume is amazingly insight-filled and tremendously interesting. Oddly though, it … Continue reading

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Visiting a Lifeway Store is a Depressing Thing

Lifeway (which used to be known as the Baptist Book Store but which changed its name because it wanted to sell more than it wanted to serve the Church), the publishing arm of the SBC Sunday School Board is one … Continue reading

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Well He’s Not the Sharpest Knife in the Drawer

Do you have change for a million-dollar bill?  Police say a North Carolina man insisted his million-dollar note was real when he was buying $476 worth of items at a Walmart.  Investigators told the Winston-Salem Journal (http://bit.ly/u7ZrEN ) that 53-year-old Michael Fuller tried to buy … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

I don’t know why some people change churches; what difference does it make which one you stay home from? — Matthew Barnett Easy enough to figure out really, they’re shopping for the church that meets THEIR needs rather than the … Continue reading

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As The Year Draws to a Close, I Remain, as Always, More Popular Than You…

Again, according to the only honest broker of internet activity- Alexa. Me- 82,540 Joel Watts – 235,547 Deane Galbraith – 1,087,293 Allan Bevere – 1,562,235 Danny McClellan – 1,653,637 Mark Stevens – 1,941,079 Marc Cortez- 2,047,673 Oh well keep trying … Continue reading

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Naked Archaeologists, Naked Pastors…

What next, naked Congressmen?  What’s the deal with the affixing of the modifier naked to nouns these days? God willing, such disturbing imagery will be forsaken in 2012.  God willing we shall none of us ever have to imagine archaeologists, … Continue reading

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Litigious Americans and their Refusal to Accept Responsibility

A South Carolina woman is suing the bar that served her alcohol as a minor the night she had a car accident that left her paralyzed. Chelsea Hess, 22, is also suing the South Carolina Department of Transportation, the town … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Dr Pfoh

Our brilliant colleague and friend Emanuel Pfoh received his doctorate last week and I wanted to congratulate him, publicly, for it.  Well done! Manu is one of the co-moderators of the Biblical Studies list (which you should join, by the … Continue reading

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