I’ve never been a fan of the word “inerrant”. It just never seemed like the right descriptor for the bible, even if one doesn’t think it contains errors. Inerrant poetry? I’ve started to read Enn’s series. It’s good, and I agree that a traditional, literalistic approach to the whole bible isn’t quite right. But some […]
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Kate O’Mara played The Rani on Doctor Who. I had no idea she played on Dynasty, although I vaguely remember the show.
The Rani has died.
My wife and I sponsor a child through WV. I would be reluctant to cut her off over this, but I can’t help but think, in purely practical terms, that this move by WV is going to result in a drastic reduction in support, drastically curtailing their humanitarian efforts.
The cool thing about giving to the poor is that Jesus said not to advertise it, so when people say “Christians don’t give enough to the poor”, I wonder how they know that.
Some might say the boss’s “generosity” in allowing an employee to come in late and drunk and be unreliable is not loving or generous at all. That doesn’t excuse employees gossiping about him. We wouldn’t (I hope) inflict that kind of generosity on our children.
Poor does not equal stupid. If there are poor people who don’t have bad habits that cost them money or make poor financial decisions, then Ramsey’s advice doesn’t apply to them. No need for them to feel offended. If some health expert says that we’d all be healthier if we stopped smoking and drinking, I’m […]
Josh: I agree with your first sentence 100% Regarding the abuse story however, there seems to be some doubt as to its authenticity. Randy: Depends on the church. Some have robust ministries to the poor, others don’t. I’m not an advocate of the mandatory tithe, but I think for most churches, the regular tithe/offering is […]
It is not unusual for me to get lost in philosophical discussions. I’m not against philosophy, but I’m only interested in philosophy that can be translated into action. So Kent, what is it you want us to do? What are Christians doing or not doing that you object to? Do you want us to give […]