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Oh Canada and Your JesusWeen and Your Marketing ‘Pastors’ and their Theological Ignorance

Why? Jesus, take the Ween! Out of Halloween, that is. As we discussed earlier this week, there is a large contingency of evangelical Christians who aren’t fond of celebrating Halloween, with its pagan origins and reference to otherworldly spirits. …  … Continue reading

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Simcha’s Wildest Speculation to Date

Ever wonder what you might have looked like thousands of years ago? A new documentary series called Lost Faces of the Bible uses what its proponents call “myth-busting archaeology” as well as cutting edge facial reconstruction to offer a picture … Continue reading

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The World Votes in Favor of Peace for the Palestinians and the Israelis…

Except for 9 nations which voted against it: 9 nations voted “no” to #UN Palestine bid: US, Israel, Canada, Czech Rep, Nauru, Palau, Panama, Marshall Islands, Micronesia. That’s some company you keep, U.S. of A….  We’ve linked arms with Panama and Palau… … Continue reading

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Canada Has So Little Going For It…

That today it awarded Justin Bieber its Diamond Jubilee Medal. The Diamond Jubilee Medal, which was bestowed upon Justin Bieber today by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, is awarded to Canadians who “have made significant contributions to Canada.” Oh boy… … Continue reading

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Michael Pahl on ‘Evangelicalism’

Must reading.  He commences It’s a perennial question among evangelicals: What does it mean to be “evangelical”?  As a Canadian, I’ve got more than a little experience with these sorts of identity crises. In Canada attempting to describe what it means to be Canadian is a … Continue reading

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He’s Back…

Jim Linville, that is.  The funniest Canadian biblioblogger ever.  And I’m glad he is (in spite of the fact that his blogroll is miserably and inexplicably lacking).  So since he’s back, he’s back on the blogroll.  You’ll enjoy the irreverent … Continue reading

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Canadian Parents Demand Their Children Be Taught…

Pole dancing…  Yes, that’s right, ‘parents’ in Canada have demanded that their kiddies be offered pole dancing classes… Ballet and tap are so old-school. A dance studio in Vancouver is offering a new type of movement program for kids — pole dancing class. … Continue reading

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Canada’s Selfish Children

I don’t know if you’ve been following student strikes in Canada but it seems the kids up there are disinterested in paying more for their education and have made life, as a consequence, miserable for thousands of Canadians simply trying … Continue reading

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The First Bible, In Inuit

I love stories like this. The Bible is by far the most translated book in history. Portions of the Old and New Testaments have been translated into more than 2,500 languages. According to United Bible Societies, the complete Bible has … Continue reading

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If You Thought You Had Heard The Worst Thing About Bankers…

Put your seatbelt on-  this guy makes the Banker crowd look like Mother Theresa. And of course, he’s Canadian: [A]… banker in the U.K. … armed himself with a slew of weapons, including two crossbows and a rifle, and allegedly … Continue reading

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Things Are About to Get Very Bad in Canada

For her troops at least, a crisis of the first magnitude is brewing: Canada’s military — facing belt-tightening, a spy scandal and having recently completed a major combat mission in Afghanistan — on Friday said it wanted 20,000 stress balls, but then abruptly backtracked. What … Continue reading

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The Blizzard/ Snowpocalypse of 2012

All schools in the region are closed.  We’ve got a whopping 1″ on the grassy areas and it’s 23 degrees here right now at 6 in the morning.

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Tragic News: The Perfect Pastor is Dead!

An associate pastor and church sound man pulled a Weekend-At-Bernie’s-style scheme, keeping their church’s senior pastor in the pulpit six weeks after his unexpected death.    “I thought he was going through a personal renewal which mellowed him,” says one … Continue reading

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Oh Thank Goodness For the Canadian ‘Mayan Calendar’ Guy…

  Without his reassurance, I may have fallen afoul of the ‘end of the world in 2012 because the Mayan’s predicted it’ stupidity. A Regina man who trained as a Mayan timekeeper says the end of the ancient Mayan calendar … Continue reading

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Breaking News: A Newly Discovered Codex of the Gospel of Judas!!!

The Archaeological-Biblical Review is set to publish a newly discovered Codex of the Gospel of Judas which has been discovered in the hills of Elkington, WV. According to the essay, written Harry Spanks, the newly found Codex … dates from … Continue reading

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Canadian Oil’s Dirty Little Not so Secret

The small town of Fort Chipewyan in northern Alberta is facing the consequences of being the first to witness the impact of the Tar Sands project, which may be the tipping point for oil development in Canada. The local community … Continue reading

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Oh Canada…

You guys used to be known as the nice folk to the north.  Quiet, unassuming, productive, diligent, all that good stuff.  But now, you’ve turned into thugs and hooligans just because your hockey team lost. I hate to do it, … Continue reading

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Canada: The Real Enemy of America!

As an expose on the Daily Show clearly shows!  Ghastly. http://media.mtvnservices.com/mgid:cms:video:thedailyshow.com:389117 The Daily Show – Canadian OilverlordsTags: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook

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Oh Canada: Moral Turpitude

Maybe Canada can replace Thailand as the go-to destination for the totally depraved. It’s on track to. An Ontario court has struck down key provisions in Canada’s prostitution laws in a case that could set a precedent for the country. … Continue reading

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