Church Planting: Them Rainer explores the question of when a church revitalization should become a church replant. Philanthropy: Chick Fil-A’s confusing statement about their giving doesn’t mean they don’t give to Christian organizations. Politics: Andrew Scheer steps down as conservative leader. Reporting: GetReligion points out some flaws in reporting on issues at George Fox College, … Continue reading Online Reading (Dec. 12, 2019)
I ask the question because when I debate funding with my Canadian family for the Canadian public broadcasting service (the CBC), it's often asserted that the government should fund public broadcasting so that it can give the people impartial information. Now, for the moment we'll assume that it is possible to have impartial information. Even … Continue reading Can government funded media be impartial?
Suicide: It's apparently a wonderful human possibility. I'm with Ruth Gledhill on this one. Politics: North Korea claims to have put a satellite in orbit. U.S. and South Korea dispute the claim. What does this mean? Not much of anything. Journalism: I so love when words seem to give more information than they actually do.
Islam: Geert Wilders finally releases his openly anti-Islamic film. Oil: The price of oil goes up to $107 US. I'm glad I don't own a car. Catholicism: Americans ask: Who's this Pope Benedict guy anyway? Culture: Does virtual worship actually draw people into the physical Church buildings? Journalism: Apparently good news is no news on … Continue reading Online Reading (March 27, 2008)
If you like me actually doing these things, thank Newfoundland weather. :-) Homeschooling: An LA Times editorial sees Homeschooling as elitist and illiberal (avoid snickering here). Al Mohler responds. Martyrdom: The Chaldean Catholic Archbishop of Iraq is found dead. Separated at Birth: Irish Calvinist finds out that Ray Comfort (Way of the Master) bears an … Continue reading Online Reading (March 13, 2008)
Neighbour rage: In Italy a trial begins for those accused of killing their neighbours because of too much noise. Shocker: After several deaths in Canada due to tasers, a study finds that they may not be safe. Christianity: The Associated Press finally notices the Christian bestseller "Blue Like Jazz" Caveat: If you wrestle in Jello, … Continue reading Online Reading (January 30, 2008)
Religion and Science: Pope Benedict again wades into the debate. Faith and Brains: (from 2 weeks ago) John Stackhouse publishes an impatient response to the questions about education and faith. Newfoundland and.... Poland?: The local paper of record makes very superficial links between Poland and Newfoundland. Gee, maybe I should apply for a reporting job. … Continue reading Online Reading (January 29, 2008)