No proof mental illness rooted in biology

No proof mental illness rooted in biology There is loads of evidence of biological casuality of some mental illnesses. I have seen too many peoples lives improved by medication to want to go down this line! … [Read more...]

BBC NEWS | Politics | Alastair Campbell quits

BBC NEWS | Politics | Alastair Campbell quits: "Alastair Campbell quits"Will this be the start of a new era now the man who gagged Bair on God is leacing? … [Read more...]

Islamist 9/11 'conference'

Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | MP wants Islamist 9/11 'conference' banned: "Al-Muhajiroun, whose stated aim is for Britain to become an Islamic state, is publicising an 'Islamic conference' to be held on the second anniversary of the attacks. At the event, 'Muslims worldwide will again be watching replays of the collapse of the twin towers, praying to Allah to grant those magnificent 19 paradise,' according to a press release on its website." … [Read more...]

D.C. pastor �borrowed� sermons

We all quote from sermons from time to time but not the whole thing! And beware your congregation may be able to read the sermon on the internet as they did for this D.C. pastor who �borrowed� sermons: "The trail of �borrowed� sermons now stretches back at least a year and a half. "Mind you I remember once thinking I had originally came up with a series of headings for a talk, only to read them almost word for word in a Spurgeon sermon- I guess I had read it before! … [Read more...]

D.C. pastor borrowed sermons

We all quote from sermons from time to time but not the whole thing! And beware your congregation may be able to read the sermon on the internet as they did for this D.C. pastor who borrowed sermons: "The trail of borrowed sermons now stretches back at least a year and a half. "Mind you I remember once thinking I had originally came up with a series of headings for a talk, only to read them almost word for word in a Spurgeon sermon- I guess I had read it before! … [Read more...]

A simple faith

My son has a simple faith in Jesus which stands out. The other day he suddenly said to my wife 'Last time I asked Jesus to give me something, he didn't do it- but I still believe in him you know' Out of the mouths of babes and infants! … [Read more...]

Josh is Flirting

Easy Josh, easy!!! AskMen.com - Flirting … [Read more...]

I started something…….

Over at Reverend Mike's House of Homiletic Hash It seems I have caused a stir! "Josh Claybourn, the 'Potentate of Holy Punditry,' took the opportunity to welcome a new blog to the arena, written by Dr. Adrian Warnock. However, Josh tipped his hand when he noted that Adrian had referred to him as 'the King of Christian blogs' in one post. The following exchange ensued in his Comments section: Puh-leez. I called Pejman a 'wild boar loose in the Lord's vineyard' to get a link from him. Now THAT'S … [Read more...]

The Next Sexual Revolution – Christianity Today Magazine

The Next Sexual Revolution - Christianity Today Magazine: "More than four decades after the introduction of the Pill, hardly anyone now getting married remembers the time when pleasure, procreation, passion, companionship, and parenthood were all intimately knotted into a bundle called marriage. Without those connections, marriage has become an arena for mere self-fulfillment and sexual expression. "The article goes on to describe a mariage as a thread that runs through community. Further to … [Read more...]

the free market…

Thought I'd weigh into this one over here Joshua Claybourn's argues "The beauty of the free market, as most of my readers know, is that in order to maximize your own self-interest, you must first aim to maximize another's. In order to make money for myself, I must provide a valuable good or service to the rest of society (or some portion of it). So in effect the whole edifice isn't really built on selfishness, it's built upon service to others. And besides, if we're not allocating resources … [Read more...]