Monthly Archives: September 2010

LIE, CHEAT, STEAL, OR CAUSE BODILY HARM. THATS O.K.


An odd thing is happening on TV and radio advertising.  Within the past few months, there has been a great increase in two methods of presentation of advertising spots. Obviously, marketing “experts” have decided that they can sell more products … Continue reading

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CULTURE AND CHRISTIANITY AS A DUAL CITIZEN


There are times I am bemused or perplexed by my Canadian Christian neighbors. As a Christian who lives within sight of Canada, and visits regularly, I found this post by Chris Robinson a fascinating insight into some of the differences … Continue reading

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ALVEDA KING AT GLEN BECK’S “HONORING RALLY”


Fr. Ernesto has again brought my attention (and I hope yours) to an important but greatly underreported event.  Alveda King, the neice of Dr. Martin Luther King, spoke pointedly and right on point at Glen Beck’s “Honoring Rally”.  Below is … Continue reading

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APOLOGETICS STUDY BIBLE FOR STUDENTS


Here is the first sensible discussion I have run into about the age of the earth.  The GeoChristian paged through the APOLOGETICS STUDY BIBLE FOR STUDENTS, and posted this review. As always, I recommend GeoChristian’s postings for stimulating your thought. … Continue reading

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Sunday School is not always a given.


Most American Protestants have grown up with Sunday School.  We can hardly conceive of Sunday Church without Sunday School.  Yet – Sunday school is a relatively new institution in Church history. Today not all denominations have regular Sunday schools.  For … Continue reading

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MASSIVE CULTURAL BLINDERS. OUCH!


Empire from the point of view of those ruled, rather than the rulers. The HBO series Rome is one of the few resources which did this, at least in part. Timothy Parsons has done it is exhaustive detail. Here is … Continue reading

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