It’s not commitment alone that makes sex good. It also takes lots of practice.
My decision to stop thinking about my own behavior – and those of people around me – using categories like “sin” was the beginning of my adulthood. It’s a shame that it didn’t happen until I was 46. Preoccupation with one’s sinfulness is trampling on God’s grace. It’s also a subtle form of arrogance. And, [...]
Just in case anyone sees any of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse tomorrow afternoon, pwinn and I are planning to meet for a beer in an undisclosed Pacific Coast city. Expect more signs and portents of judgement as a result of this.
Jason: While I am willing to accept cash donations in any amount, I prefer those that are in larger denominations. It’s a lot easier to carry them to the bank.
Bill, I was of two minds about the NPR thing, until I realized that all the programs I actually listen to are made by PRI. So I just decided to stop supporting the local NPR affiliate, and get the podcast versions of the PRI programs I like. I’ll miss Car Talk, but I don’t actually [...]
and when he is old, he will have high cholesterol.
On average, the number of accidental deaths while bicycling among 5-15 year olds in states with laws that require helmets is 8 fatalities lower than in states without such laws. Thus we are told that helmet laws save lives. 650,000 fewer children ride bicycles regularly (according to a survey of parents) once laws are passed [...]
Aaron: Dobson didn’t marry the gospel to a culture war agenda. He abandoned the gospel in an effort to gain political clout for the evangelical subculture.
Nice way to sideline the conversation; instead of talking about abusive language and behavior, we’re now arguing whether homosexuality is sin. Um, guys, that wasn’t Marin’s point. But I guess for some people, it’s OK to sin against gays, because, hey, they’re … sinners. As a confirmed sinner, I have a problem with that. And [...]
… the precepts of Jesus Christ … So I guess he’s not a dispensationalist.