Monthly Archives: July 2008

Note to self: stay off the ferry

Yikes.

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The decline of perfectly good words

One rarely hears the word “harlot” today. We still hear the word “whore,” but mostly in a non-Biblical sense (“attention whore”). The implications of fornication and adultery are mostly gone. The decline from “sodomite” (Biblical term implying judgment) to “homosexual” … Continue reading

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Dirt bike!

I don’t know if the world is laughing at the Christian church for stuff like this (HT: Riddleblog), but if it isn’t it should be. The level of irreverence in some contemporary evangelical churches is amazing. Is there no fear … Continue reading

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What’s a good Christian response to solicitations?

Comments are open. Question: Whether it’s over the phone or that person ringing your bell, how do you respond to cold calls? Most of the web discussion on this topic is one-way (helping the hawker), so I’m looking for advice … Continue reading

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His dark talent

An overflow quote from the Georgian Godfather post… The mustached Producer [of the show trials] knew each of them very well. He also knew that on the whole they were weaklings, and he knew, one by one, the particular weaknesses … Continue reading

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Knox and friends

HT: Pastor Timmons.

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Here’s a shocker

The CoE’s “growth” continues…

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Put aside the ranger

I recently re-watched the The Lord of the Rings on DVD and was struck again by the colossal achievement. I now believe it to be — by a mile — the greatest adventure film ever. The book isn’t too shabby … Continue reading

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