Local Politics: Andy Wells compares city councilors to bubonic plague. Given how Andy has plagued St. john's politics, is this actually a compliment? Not so local politics: A mayor in Quebec tells people to move to Mexico if they don't like snow removal in his town. (Given that there is no snow clearing for sidewalks … Continue reading Online Reading (February 19, 2008)
Iraq: Some Iraqis are returning home. (Note: this is a big deal if the beeb is actually reporting it). Anglicans: Seems the Church of my birth is inching towards full schism. Unfortunately, neither side of the schism would be an acceptable choice of a Church for me (if you want reasons, you can buy me … Continue reading Online Reading (November 21, 2007)
Being single as a 33 year old Christian man is usually a good gig. The Lord blesses me greatly in giving me good solid prayer time, and the ability to study scripture and read, and to have friendships with few restrictions. I'm available to people at a level that most men my age simply can't … Continue reading Funny how no one wants it.
Culture: Halo 3 sales are huge, Have we gone crazy? Suffering: What does a grandfather say when his granddaughter is stillborn? John Piper Answers with what he said at her funeral. Theology: Tim Challies reviews another book by Brian McLaren. Singleness: Ideas for Christian singles showing hospitality.
Science (?): Guys with deep voices have more kids (they are apparently more attractive too). Politics: Danny Williams (Premier of my province) hopes to double the population of Newfoundland. Oh the fun of elections. Blogs: Here's why I'm a bad blogger (I don't write every day) Rant: Man this Driscoll guy can rant.
Movies: Jason Bourne as both evil and a Christian narrative. (isn't eisegesis of cultural texts grand?) Missions: The South Korean aid worker hostages in Afghanistan may get released. Legalities: And people wonder why I never articled? Relationships: Apparently, breaking up isn't that bad. (ladies, if you want to leave you bf and date me, here's … Continue reading Online Reading, August 26, 2007
So, today I was rolling pennies (ah the joys of working retail), and watching a Gill Deacon rerun on the CBC (Yay, Public Broadcasting). This episode seemed to be focussed on the relationship thing, and despite the fact I wrote a bit on it recently, I figured I should react openly to it (though now … Continue reading Romance Can’t Fulfill (it’s good, but it’s not God)