Daily Archives: 30 May 2012

Robert Cargill Has Changed Since He Moved to Iowa…

And I mean CHANGED!  Take a look! The moral? DON’T move to Iowa! It ruins you!!!!!

Posted in Friends, Humor

How They Go Boating in Australia…

Posted in Humor, Pentebabbleists | 4 Comments

If You Take the Long Ending of Mark Literally, You’ll Die (and You’re Silly)

Pastor Mack Wolford, the son of a snake-handling pastor who died from a rattler bite, lived by faith and died on Sunday, like his father before him, from a serpent bite.  Julia Duin has the riveting story of belief in … Continue reading

Posted in Pentebabbleism, Pentebabbleists, pseudo-christianity, pseudo-theology | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

Oded Golan Sentenced and the Fate of the ‘James Ossuary’ Decided

Matthew Kalman reports The Tel Aviv antiquities collector acquitted in March after a seven-year trial of faking the burial box of Jesus’s brother, an inscribed tablet that may have adorned Solomon’s Temple, and dozens of other valuable antiquities was sentenced … Continue reading

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The Nature of Sin Explained

Sin makes us believe that what it wants for us is more important than what God wants for us.

Posted in Theology

Evangelical Exegetical Commentary: 1-3 John

Newly published, the latest volume of the EEC covers 1-3 John.  The commentary’s author, Gary Derickson, asserts both Johannine authorship and the traditional time, place, and occasion for the epistles.  As with Philemon, the structure of the commentary is original … Continue reading

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Lending a Hand and Promoting a Worthy Project

My friend Cliff Kvidahl writes on the facebook- Help me bring French scholarship to English readers. And then he links to Ceslas Spicq’s two volume commentary on Hebrews which Logos is considering publishing in English if there is sufficient interest. … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

Posted in Modern Culture

Big News! Joel Watts has Taken a Position in the Romney Campaign

Far be it for news organizations to cast stones at typos, but a glaring error from the Romney campaign has led to some online ribbing.*  A new photo-sharing iPhone app unveiled by the campaign misspells the most important word for … Continue reading

Posted in Humor | 4 Comments

Mark Zuckerberg is a Jerk

Waiters and Waitresses get terrible pay and when people don’t tip they make far less than minimum wage.  Enter the world’s newest billionaire Mark Zuckerberg- whom one would imagine to be a generous guy- tipping at least 15% like the … Continue reading

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Murfreesboro Tennessee Absurdity

On behalf of sensible Tennesseans, I apologize to the world for the feckless and senseless anti-Islamic racism exhibited by some of the residents of Murfreesboro and the hate-mongers seeking to deprive American citizens of their right to practice their religion … Continue reading

Posted in Islam, misery, Modern Culture, Total Depravity | Tagged , | 3 Comments

STEP Volunteers Needed

From Tyndale House this note- STEP (Scripture Tools for Every Person) our project to provide Scripture study tools freely to the world’s poorest people will include a new Bible Encyclopaedia for all the places, people and difficult words in the … Continue reading

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Where In the World is Chris Tilling Now?

In jail… A streaker who ran naked onto the field during a Cardinals game says he did so because he lost a bet.  Twenty-two-year-old Chris Tilling of Battersea, UK  Collin Grundstrom of Jefferson City was captured at Busch Stadium after … Continue reading

Posted in Heresy and Heretics, Humor, misery, obituary, Pentebabbleists, Schadenfreude, scorn, soccer, Theodicy, Total Depravity, War On Atheism

Jumpin Jehosaphat!

A New Jersey man allegedly cut out his entrails in front of police and then threw bits of his flesh and intestines at them.  The gruesome scene played out at a home in Hackensack, N.J., where 43-year-old Wayne Carter allegedly … Continue reading

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