The Herald Sun reports on a doctor, who, for personal and religious reasons, refused an abortion on the grounds of gender, has come under fire. He also faces possible punishment for not referring to a doctor who would perform the abortion, which would be no different for the conscientious doctor to performing the abortion himself. A … More Slippery slope: Gender selective abortion and conscience
By Michelle Starr | April 29, 2013 | (Credit: Australian Cat Ladies) An Australian Christian Lobby domain name has been snapped up and turned into a website for the Australian Cat Ladies. If you’re going to have a web presence, sometimes, it pays to make sure any domain name associated with the name of your … More Cat ladies take over the Australian Christian Lobby
If I had a plug to pull I’d be just about ready to take this site off life support. I don’t think any of us have any passion for what this site once was.
On the day of the Boston marathon, an eyewitness reported that announcements were made that the authorities were conducting a training exercise involving bomb-sniffer dogs. What a coincidence that the day they conducted the exercise, the bombers would plant bombs…. But this also happened on 9/11. In what has been described as a bizarre … More Accurate Prophets of Doom?
By Stephen C. Webster Wednesday, April 17, 2013 10:19 EDT Topics: anxiety disorders ♦ Marymount Manhattan College Assistant Psychology Professor Nava Silton People who believe in an angry, punishing God are much more likely to suffer from a variety of mental illnesses, a scientific study published in the April edition of Journal of Religion & … More Belief in an Angry God associated with mental illness
As the conversation has been going round and round in circles for some time, and we have descended into some murky waters (pun not intended) entirely unrelated to the original post, I am disabling comments on this post.
Last Saturday night I was on my way up the F3 freeway on my bike and I ran out of petrol. Normally I use the milleage indicator on my bike to determine how much petrol I’ve got left…after each fill up I reset it to 00000 and so when it gets to around 230km I … More I hate it when things happen that challenge my understanding of God as a non-interventionist God
Rachel Held Evans is a brilliant writer and I thoroughly enjoy her blog posts. She makes the likes of John Piper and Mark Driscoll seem like illliterate Neanderthals. You should read Exhibit “A” and “B” first before reading the rest of this post Exhibit A: The black belt should step aside (because she’s a girl!) … More John Piper doesn’t mind being taught by a woman as long as he can’t see her boobs or hear her voice
Exhibit A: The black belt should step aside (because she’s a girl!) Exhibit B: Boys playing with dolls unravels the moral fabric of society Scot McKnight was the first person to draw my attention to the fact that “anyone who thinks it is wrong for a woman to teach in a church can be … More John Piper will let himself be taught by a woman as long as he can’t see her boobs