America's guilt?

Guardian Unlimited reports on the "People the law forgot....It is almost two years since the Guantanamo prison camp opened." … [Read more...]

Powerpoint the great debate

PowerPoint: anathema or boon? This collection of articles explores the idea that Powerpoint can oversimplify presentations, but then suggests that we are not graphical enough in the way we put ideas accross. Interesting reading. … [Read more...]

Complements from the vanquished 'Clareified'

Clareified a truly noble opponent in the King of Blogs contest who sadly did not advance to round 2 has visited this blog and commented (always welcomed by the author- hint hint!)'Your blog is like comfort food!'I hope that is a complement I plan to take it that way!Hurry up and activate your Blogger XML feed (on title only preferably) and I will add you to the Blogdom of God. … [Read more...]

The Blogdom of God

My meteroric rise through the Ecosystem thanks to a few links from a few blogs has got me thinking....What if a few great Christian blogs got together and determined that they would regularly link to each other. Not to fix the results of blog searches, but to highlight excelent quality blogging from throughout the Blogdom of God. What if these core blogs all agreed to post a set of links like the one in this post with suggested additions on their own blogs- a kind of Christian Blogdom hall … [Read more...]

An important day?

Although both Tamasin and Henry have both said sorry to Jesus for their sins before, tonight was slightly different. I asked Tamasin what you had to do to become a Christian. She answered that you had to thank Jesus for taking the blame for us, and say sorry to him for all your lies. I said that it wasn't just lies, but all naughty things, and she agreed. I then said you needed to ask Jesus to be the boss of your life- to be in charge. She said, but I haven't done that and immediately she … [Read more...]

2nd opinion on the IQ issue

Mensa have a rough test to assess your chances of joining- my results? "Your score was 22 out of 30. That is a very good score, you would have a good chance of passing the Mensa test"Interesting, as I never thought of myself as Mensa material!!!! … [Read more...]

My IQ

Had a bit of fun today on an IQ test. I scored 127 and according to My detailed results:"During the test, you answered four different types of questions mathematical, visual-spatial, linguistic and logical. We analyzed how you did on each set of those questions, which reveals the way your brain processes information.We also compared your answers with others who have taken the test. According to the sorts of questions you got correct, we can tell your Intellectual Type is a Word … [Read more...]

Now I am an adorable rodent

My meteroric progress through the Ecosystem which as far as I can tell is driven entirely by the King of Blogs contest continues apace. I am now described as an adorable rodent. Does it matter?Well blog hits here certainly seem to be increasing rapidly also, so I suppose if I want people to actually read this drivell yes it does. But how many of these visitors actually read these posts rather than surfing on and how many of them actually like them, I guess I will never know! … [Read more...]

The Happy Husband prays again

The Happy Husband honestly as ever reports: "I haven't prayed in nearly two years." but then admits to having prayed properly for the first time this week. … [Read more...]

Jesus the Logicician

the evangelical outpost:: "The scandal of the evangelical mind," historian Mark Nolls in his book of the same name, "is that there is not much of an evangelical mind." … [Read more...]

Praise from an opponent….

It is nice to find a complement from someone who has sworn to try and fix a vote against me (due he says to nothing personal, just his alliance with one of my opponents in the Blog war) So, is Hugh Hewitt just trying to soften the blow when he describes me in his blog as "Very smart and refreshingly candid about his faith."Gee thanks Hugh, I feel better already for the over 100 people you have sent over to the contest specifically with the view for them to vote for one of my opponents without … [Read more...]

Martin Luther King – the autobiography

From time to time, I like to record either thoughts on reading a real paper book (yes they do still exist and get opened from time to time!) or some stirling quotes.In recent months I have done this with Winston Churchill by Roy Jenkins- a truly great biography of a truly great man. I also put together some quote from Does the future have a church? a book by Terry VirgoSo here goes with an overdue post of excepts from the MLK autobiography which I would commend as a good read. More quotes, … [Read more...]


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