The Real Solution to the Synoptic Problem?

By Jordan Scharf, but shared on Joel Watts’ blog: The Gospel of Mark was the first draft of a doctoral candidate’s dissertation. He submitted it to his advisor who suggested the need for more background information about Jesus’ birth, maybe some more teaching material, and a stronger ending. The student rewrote his dissertation and submitted [Read More...]

Chuck and Beans on New Technology

Someone shared the first cartoon below on Facebook, which led me to the Shoebox blog and a bunch of cartoons all centered on how technology is changing our lives. Bonus points if you read all the way through the first panel… R2-D2 gets passed over for a smartphone. But why didn’t they just put the [Read More...]

One Primate’s Fall is Another Primate’s Progress

For those interested in theology, I encourage you to reflect on this perspective on humanity’s distinctiveness among the primates on this planet. That which distinguishes us as human beings is responsible for most things that are wrong on this planet – and most of what we consider to make life worth living. I think this [Read More...]

The Latest Roman Technology: aBook

HT Mark Goodacre for this wonderful parody of the iPad from Horrible Histories. [Read more...]

If You Insist On Presenting “Alternatives”…

Today’s Non Sequitur, via The Panda’s Thumb [Read more...]

Ancient Alien Hassles

HT Jim West (Jason Colavito and Michael Heiser have some more serious thoughts on some less serious “authorities” than the above cartoon with respect to ancient aliens) [Read more...]

Happy Fathers’ Day!

HT Joel Watts and also Lori Baron in Facebook For another humorous Star Wars take on Father’s Day, click here!   [Read more...]

Partial Update

via Ema Brown on Facebook. There have been a lot of legitimate criticisms of churches which try to be relevant in a manner that ends up sounding off target, out of touch, offensive, gimmicky, or something worse. But sometimes people make a genuine effort to cross generational divides or those of musical preference, and it [Read More...]

The Difference Between Praise Choruses and Hymns

HT Joel Watts [Read more...]

Reformed Cologne

From Matthew Paul Turner, who clearly was predestined to come up with this brilliant idea… [Read more...]

Gotta Save Em All

So that’s how he did it… HT Ashley Holmes on Facebook. Click here to watch the same scenario unfold rather differently.   [Read more...]


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