Daily Archives: 12 May 2016

The Savaging of Christians by Savages

You see that the truth of God, wherever it is found, is the object of their hatred; and it is not less detested by them, in men than in women, in the learned than in the ignorant, in the rich … Continue reading

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Rule 44

For the benefit of other non-Methodists like myself, who have been hearing a lot about something called Rule 44.  Here’s #Rule44 as it will play out in the #umc after #umcgc– You’re welcome.

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The Bee Stings the ‘Oh, Don’t Use the S- Word or the Millennials Will Leave the Church’ Herd

Or, another way of putting it, Rachel Held Evans would applaud such a sermon as that preached by the dear precious brother… According to multiple sources within Revival Church, Pastor Kent Snider utilized 78 different euphemisms for the biblical concept … Continue reading

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Consecrate a Fast

“Yet even now,” declares the LORD, “return to me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning; and rend your hearts and not your garments.” Return to the LORD your God, for he is gracious and merciful, slow … Continue reading

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A Good Review of a Very Good Book

Is this one by Will Brown on Łukasz Niesiołowski-Spanò. Goliath’s Legacy: Philistines and Hebrews in Biblical Times. Contributions to the Study of Ancient World Cultures 83. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2016, pp. 321. Give it a look.

Posted in Modern Culture

Signs of the Times

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What’s Next For The Papists? Women Deacons!

Or as the Church will call them- ‘PriestsLite’.

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Readers Are Superior People…

And cooler. And those who read THE Commentary are 99% wiser, smarter AND cooler than anyone else.

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Sad News: Dennis Nineham has Died

The Reverend Professor Dennis Nineham, who has died aged 94, was one of the Church of England’s most distinguished scholars and teachers. He occupied chairs at London, Cambridge and Bristol universities, and from 1969 to 1979 was Warden of Keble College, … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture, obituary


Because you’re too busy hitting, pushing and stabbing him… A 29-year-old woman is accused of throwing her live-in boyfriend against a door, striking him and then stabbing him with the tip of a knife. The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office reports the … Continue reading

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And I Didn’t Have to Pay Anyone…


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The Office of the Holy Inquisition

Just so you know… on this day in 1323… During the administration of Bernard Gui, as inquisitor of Toulouse, 1306–1323, forty-two persons were burnt to death, sixty-nine bodies were exhumed and burnt, three hundred and seven were imprisoned, and one … Continue reading

Posted in Church History, Modern Culture