SpiritFarmer


"Wii have a problem"
December 11, 2006, 10:17 pm
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Too funny.  Apparently the latest in video gaming fun is creating some injuries to life, limb, and very expensive televisions . . . [sii for yourself]

 

HT: Scoble

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Moby ponderings
December 4, 2006, 10:00 am
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A thoughtful rant that makes me uncomfortable (because it’s largely true):

my issue is with right-wing american christianity, which seems to have absolutely no foundation in the actual teachings of christ.  my presumptuous belief is that if christ walked into a right-wing mega-church and started preaching he would either be beaten up or shot.  republicans call themselves christians, but the next time you encounter a republican christian just ask them what part of their agenda is based on the teachings of christ.

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Progress
December 1, 2006, 6:50 pm
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Rose Madrid-Swetman has posted again, following up on her open letter to Mark Driscoll.  She describes a positive, open meeting that took place between her, Mark, and some others last night.

As it turns out, I had coffee this morning with Rich, Rose’s husband and co-pastor.  He talked a bit about the meeting, and it does sound like a good, solid, helpful thing.  This is a big deal.

Mark is not well known for meeting with dissenters, so I applaud him for taking this situation seriously.  He’s still the same theologically, but it sounds like he’s making an honest effort to grapple with the way he uses his position of influence.