What this article suggests wouldn’t be so sad if it wasn’t so true: The point of Mefferd’s article is that when big name evangelical leaders fall, they (through multiple machinations) are not truly held accountable and often stay in the pulpit (or return quickly). God can forgive anything. However, if you are a minister (or Christian…
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“Linus Van Pelt Banned from Community Theater For Reciting Bible Verse”
Live at Peace
If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. (Romans 12:18, ESV)
“Why We Love the Church”
Just posted this on my new AI: Alan Intelligence blog:
“For I am sure…”
For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord. – Romans 8:38-39 (ESV)
Is this, at least mostly, true? (In no way am I sharing it to say what was done to Native Americans was “okay.”)
From the new film Tár. Props to Todd Field for writing this little monologue. pic.twitter.com/LMIEn8ZQKQ — Joel Berry (@JoelWBerry) November 17, 2022
Why Are They Asking for Amnesty?
Why are they asking for amnesty? Perhaps because nothing will prevent things like this from finally coming out: The gotcha is that they cannot claim ignorance. People literally warned of these results and were treated horribly by those who smugly claimed “science” was on their side. P.S. The underlying story that generated the article above…
“1 in 6 Hiring Managers Have Been Told to Stop Hiring White Men”
I would think what this survey found was problematic, even if I wasn’t a white guy: You should read the whole thing, but… Key findings include: 52% believe their company practices “reverse discrimination” in hiring 1 in 6 have been asked to deprioritize hiring white men 48% have been asked to prioritize diversity over qualifications…
Am I the only one who thinks the Alfred E. Neuman and Donald Trump Funko Pops are strikingly similar? 🙂
Did We Really Not Know?
Part of the argument for “COVID-19 amnesty” is that we didn’t know early on how COVID-19 behaved or what the outcomes/effectiveness of certain approaches would be. Is that true?
“Fighter” by Tom McDonald
You should watch this video. It’ll lift your spirits.
“The tyranny of a Covid amnesty”
I could have added this as an update to an earlier post today, but it deserves its own entry. Well-written, thoughtful piece by Mary Harrington: The penultimate paragraph: We all knew every pandemic policy would come with trade-offs. The lawn-sign priesthood forbade any discussion of those trade-offs. I don’t blame the class that so piously…
Thought for today: Experience is what you get when you don’t get what you want
Thought for today: Experience is what you get when you don’t get what you want Quote from Brian Johnson’s new book, “The Lives of Brian” (Brian is AC/DC’s lead singer.) P.S. The Audible version is a “must have”…Brian does his own narration!
The Three Rs of Forgiveness
In this article: It has an interesting prerequisite to forgiveness: After watching this video, I was reminded of the “Three R’s” of forgiveness promoted by Dr. Laura Schlessinger, talk show host, and author. She was one of my must-listen-to hosts in the early 1990s… The approach Schlessinger offered to avoid “toxic forgiveness” involved Remorse (expressing…
This. Is. Unconstitutional.
You can hear one of the authors, Lee Fang, discuss the article with Tucker Carlson here: More commentary here: There are few terms more calculated to cause a political ruckus than “deep state.” Since the start of Donald Trump’s presidency almost six years ago, “deep state” has been a catchphrase for anything connected with the…
Scott Adams’ Happiness Formula
Although I would put this “happiness formula” first… But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well (Matthew 6:33, NIV). …this one from Scott Adams (in <em>How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big</em>) seems pretty good: Recapping the happiness formula: Eat right.…
“Lockdowns: The Great Gaslighting”
Worth a read. We should not forget…
Protest Pink Wednesdays
Short version… In my group circuit class, Wednesdays used to be recover day. They stopped that last week. So, as a result, I now wear Protest Pink each Wednesday. 🙂 The owners of The Athlete District took this photo of me this morning: (Cross-posted on my 30 Day Quest blog.)
“Not Adele” Bait-and-Switch
This is cute: Although, I enjoy this equivalent-of-sorts from Jewel even more:
What shall we conclude then? Do we have any advantage? Not at all! For we have already made the charge that Jews and Gentiles alike are all under the power of sin. As it is written: “There is no one righteous, not even one; there is no one who understands; there is no one who…