Politics: Zimbabwe tries to fight hyperinflation by lopping off some zeros (making 10 billion zimbabwe dollars 1 dollar) Religion: NO ONE EXPECTS THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND INQUISITION!!!!!! Culture: A group wants Churches to train in defending their flocks from violence.
Everybody makes misstatements to the press. I am beginning to hope Obama wins the next American election though. The comedic value may indeed be greater than even under W. "I've now been to 57 states, one left to go." -Campaign event, Beaverton, OR. May 10, 2008 (for the uninformed, the US has only 50 states, … Continue reading Just for fun: strange quotes from Obama
Air Rage: A Hockey player seems to mistake the cabin of an airplane for the ice. Shooting: A truck driver shoots up a Unitarian Church because of their "liberal" ideas. Blogging: GetReligion points out the problem of using comment tallies as a grading of a post's value.
I'm not exactly the most affirming person when it comes to the state of Christianity here in my native Newfoundland. For some reason, it seems that believers here have either checked their brains at the door of Christianity, or have so radically acclimatized to the more spurious intellectualism that they can no longer be discernible as … Continue reading Selling our Birthright for a Soul Patch.
All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work. (2 Tim 3:16) I've noticed a trend among Churches that wish to express the truth of scripture (or the lack thereof) to … Continue reading Scripture, Authority and Function
Law: Courts in Pakistan say that two kidnapped Christian girls "converted" to Islam and so cannot be returned to their families. Environment: A theological thinking about ecology when we believe the world is going to end. Morality: Albert Mohler comments on Rational Choice Theory as a basis of morality. Campus Ministry: John Stackhouse provides some … Continue reading Online Reading (July 18, 2008)
Culture: A comedian (Guy Earle) is having a benefit in Toronto to pay for his legal costs since the BC Human Rights Tribunal decided it had jurisdiction to censor his stand up show. Politics: George Bush promises to keep pressuring China on religious freedom.... but he's still going to the Olympics. Theology: A New Book … Continue reading Online Reading (July 15, 2008)