Daily Archives: 14 Nov 2016

I Share It Because I Like It

Leadership is not about one’s position as much as it’s based on who you are as a person and the capabilities you demonstrate. — George Barna

What Does ‘Christian’ Even Mean Anymore?

Not what it used to, that’s for sure.  Not when it’s used by persons who the Church throughout it’s history would never recognize as Christian at all.

A Christian mommy blogger has announced she is dating retired soccer star Abby Wambach.  Glennon Doyle Melton posted a smiling picture of herself and Wambach on Sunday, with the caption: ‘Oh my God, she is so good to me. She loves me for all the things I’ve always wanted to be loved for. She’s just my favorite. My person.’ Both are newly single. Wambach, who lost her sponsors after a DUI last April, is currently in the process of divorcing fellow soccer star, and wife of three years, Sarah Huffman. While Melton announced her divorce from Craig Melton, her husband of 14 years, in August.

‘Christian mommy blogger’?  What is that supposed to mean?

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Quote of the Day

I have 99 problems with the “Museum of the Bible,” and their spelling of Oxyrhynchus is but just one. — Sarah Bond

The Bee Stings Trump’s Immorality

During his Sunday interview with 60 Minutes, president-elect Donald Trump revealed that he has arranged to be sworn into the White House on January 20 on a copy of Playboy Magazine, rather than the traditional Bible as most past presidents have done.

Sources were able to confirm that he plans to use the March 1990 issue of the magazine, with Trump himself of the cover, on which he will swear while delivering the sacred oath of office to the nation.

“Tremendous magazine, Playboy. The best magazine. It’s got beautiful women in it. I love beautiful women,” President-elect Trump told reporter Leslie Stahl in the interview.

“The Bible—look, we all know I love the Bible, but to be honest with you, it’s a little boring. No pictures. It talks about women, some, but no pictures,” Trump continued. He further stated that the raunchy pornographic magazine lined up more closely with his values than the Bible, which “has some real nasty things to say about me.”

White House transitional teams confirmed the news, and further stated Trump’s inauguration will include an open bar, craps tables, and go-go dancers.

If he could, he would, because those are just a few of his favorite things.

Finally, A Book About Bonhoeffer That Doesn’t Make Me Want to Tear Off the Heads of Dolls, And Teddy Bears

Here’s the review by the gifted Lauren Larkin.

Bonhoeffer is not a weapon to be wielded in our contemporary political battles. His life and his thought affirm neither mainstream American liberal politics nor mainstream American conservative politics (and especially not evangelical conservative politics). Rather, his life and his thought is that splash in the face of very cold water that jerks us back into reality, causing us to look around and ask questions (of the state, of the church, of others, and of ourselves). According to the life and thought of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, theological and political contentment is no longer a viable option for us. It’s time to wake up.

Enjoy the whole thing.  And, yes, I still really dislike Bonhoeffer.  But at least this book isn’t filled with the nauseating errors which litter Eric Metaxas’s absolutely worthless pseudo-scholarly garbage book.

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