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...]

Volunteers at fake seance 'remembered' seeing table levitate

Memory is a deceptive thing........ Telegraph | Connected | Volunteers at fake seance 'remembered' seeing table levitate: "In an experiment, up to a third of people who attended a fake seance later 'remembered' seeing a table levitate - even though infra-red cameras recorded that it remained grounded to the floor" … [Read more...]

Martin Luther King's Dream not yet fullfilled

Discrimination is alive and well in the US according to this article Martin Luther King's Dream Hard to Be Fulfilled … [Read more...]

a deliverance tradegy

~This kind of thing gives churches a bad name. I don't know what people are thinking of when they restrain children in this way. As a psychiatrist I know that restraint can be dangerous- in the UK physical restraints (such as straightjackets) are no longer used for prescisely this kind of reason. Charisma News Service: "A minister at a small church in Milwaukee was arrested after an autistic 8-year-old boy died while wrapped in sheets during a prayer service." … [Read more...]

Winston Churchill – a biography

If my witterings about Churchill interested you, here is a link to a biography about him he is described as follows.... TIME 100: Leaders & Revolutionaries - Winston Churchill: "he political history of the 20th century can be written as the biographies of six men: Lenin, Stalin, Hitler, Mao Zedong, Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill. " … [Read more...]

Joshua Claybourn's Domain: Dream Catchers

Joshua Claybourn's: also thinking about Martyn Luther King this week "Anytime I watch the 'I Have a Dream' speech, it sends shivers up my spine. What a powerful, truthful and well-delivered message. If you have the capabilities, watch this 10 minute, 17 second Real Video clip of Rev. King, Jr. on the steps of Lincoln Memorial giving his famous speech." … [Read more...]

The passion- are Jews to blame

The Jewish Journal Of Greater Los Angeles: "'There are only two parties to what occurred the Jews, of whom Jesus was one of them, and the Romans,' Hier said. 'Now since the Romans are not here anymore, if you're upset with how Jesus died, there's only people left to blame and that's the Jews.'"The heat that is being generated by this Gibson film is quite something. Of course the Jews were to blame for killing Jesus, but so were the Romans, so were the other nationalities who were no doubt … [Read more...]

Tomb of Zacchius found?

Reuters | Latest Financial News / Full News Coverage: "JERUSALEM (Reuters) - For centuries passers-by have thrown rocks at an ornate tomb in Jerusalem's Kidron Valley, reviled as the traditional burial place of the biblical King David's villainous son Absalom. But in one of those strange twists unique to the Holy Land -- where tombs can post-date by a millennium those believed buried there -- an inscription found on the crypt now points to it belonging not to Absalom but rather John the … [Read more...]

Telegraph | News | Evangelicals poised to take over the Church

Evangelicals poised to take over the C of E: "Evangelicals, dismissed as a vociferous minority by senior liberals during the Jeffrey John affair, are now poised to take over the Church of England. A new study suggests that, if current trends continue, evangelicals will make up more than half of all Sunday church worshippers in 10 years' time, up from about a third now."The folly of people seriously thinking they can attend church and be vicar's or Bishops without believing the central tennents … [Read more...]