Daily Archives: 21 Aug 2017

Let Me Say This, Again, As Clearly As Possible: Barron Trump is OFF LIMITS

Whoever wrote this article should be fired and whoever approved it should be sacked as well.  Minor children are ALWAYS off limits no matter how you feel about their parents.  They are completely innocent bystanders to the decisions their parents … Continue reading

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When The Church Becomes Mirror Instead of Witness… This Is What Happens

This is a perfect, text book example of the unfortunate results of the Church losing focus on its purpose and its calling. The Church is called to be Light and Salt, not Mirror and Sugar.  Lights generate their own illumination; … Continue reading

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#Eclipse Photos

Not the best photos, but man did it get dark and man was the eclipse itself amazing to behold.  The good one is Rachel’s doing.

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson At his Condescending ‘Best’

The Babylon Bee reports In celebration of the total solar eclipse visible from a large portion of the nation, pop astrophyicist Neil deGrasse Tyson reportedly began preparing a new barrage of condescending tweets for his online followers Monday morning. The … Continue reading

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Wheaton Shows That Evangelicals Are Not All Unhinged Trump Supporters

So well done, Wheaton, for showing that people like Falwell and Graham and Metaxas and other Trumpians are not the norm, but the rare exception.

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Visit Reformation on the Record…

At the National Archives, and you can see awesome stuff like this:

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Being a Racist Has its Consequences, Even For Students at Christian Schools

Like this guy. As college students were identified as participants in a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., earlier this month, there seemed to be little that their institutions could do about it. Although they received calls from other students and … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

‎”Is there any worse curse than approval? Have you ever learned anything new from people who accept the world as it is? … Regardless, it’s a fine thing to belong to a private club based on rejection and difference. I’ll … Continue reading

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Further Work on Qumran Pottery at the PEF

This gallery contains 3 photos.

Originally posted on The Leverhulme International Network Project for the Study of Dispersed Qumran Cave Artefacts and Archival Sources:
On 20-21 July,2017 Dennis Mizzi and Joan Taylor were able to photograph, draw and study pottery fragments in the Palestine Exploration Fund,…

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Today With Calvin: Troubles with the Libertines

Calvin and the libertines were frequently at odds.  Indeed, The two parties became more and more enraged against each other. Calvin’s eloquence gave him a decided superiority in the little republic. On the 24th of July 1547 he wrote to … Continue reading

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Calvin Wasn’t Bendy

“I continue to employ my usual severity while laboring to correct the prevailing vices, and especially those of the young. The right-thinking tell me of the dangers by which I am surrounded, but I take no heed of this, lest … Continue reading

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