Archive for November, 2013

Spam Countermeasures

November 19th, 2013 No comments

I just implemented a bunch of spam countermeasures. Send me email if you got caught in the crossfire.

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Religion News

November 5th, 2013 No comments

Here, without comment, other than the names I give them, are some interesting stories in the news:

Why did Westside Presbyterian Church of Englewood shut down?

Why “In Christ Alone” isn’t in the new PC(USA) hymnal.

A huge Presbyterian church in Dallas voted overwhelmingly to leave the PC(USA) and join the ECO. Why? Read and wonder.

Did mainline churches lead or follow the culture?

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Kirsten Powers’ Conversion Story

November 4th, 2013 No comments

Via Donald Miller, the fascinating story of Kirsten Powers’ conversion to Christianity:

I sometimes hear Christians talk about how terrible life must be for atheists. But our lives were not terrible. Life actually seemed pretty wonderful, filled with opportunity and good conversation and privilege. I know now that it was not as wonderful as it could have been. But you don’t know what you don’t know. How could I have missed something I didn’t think existed?

Read the whole thing. There’s even a Presbyterian connection.