God Is My Copilot

I am sure I am not the only one who thinks that bumper-sticker and license-plate theology is not merely misguided, but actually blasphemous. [Read more...]

Israel and Palestine in Sunday School

I was asked by my Sunday school class to help them understand what is going on in Israel and the Palestinian territories, and how if at all this connects with the Bible. I was going to try to make a video with a brief overview of the history of Israel, providing maps and illustrations. But I have [Read More...]

Sounds Like a Scam

I have said before that if depicting Jesus’ death as a legal transaction ends up making God seem unjust, you might want to rethink your analogy. Likewise if depicting Jesus’ offer of salvation makes him sound like a Nigerian banker, you might want to rethink your imagery.   [Read more...]

The Lifespans of the Doctor

HT IO9. This measures the lifespans of all the Doctors in one particular measurement: airtime. I wonder how they would change if we included audiobooks, or if we calculated the purported amount of time they were around… [Read more...]

Psalm Evolution

American Mensa via Bob Cargill on Facebook. [Read more...]

Jesus and the Aliens

Hemant Mehta shared the image below, offering it as a response to Ken Ham’s silly remarks that we should not be looking for aliens, since they are doomed to hell because God became man and not Klingon: IO9 also had a piece dealing with the range of Christian responses to the possibility of extraterrestrial life. [Read More...]

Quantum Quote

The quote comes from an IO9 article by Esther Inglis-Arkell with the title “Stop Using Quantum Mechanics as Evidence for Magic.” [Read more...]

Captain’s Log

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Jesus’ Appearances

Via Hemant Mehta: [Read more...]

Scholarship and Blogging

Larry Hurtado has expressed some frustration with some members of his blog audience. Here is an excerpt from his recent blog post on the topic: Scholarly work intended to have an impact on the field isn’t done in blogging. The amount of data, its complexity, the analysis and argumentation involved, and the engagement with the [Read More...]

G-D

From This Isn't Happiness. HT Jeff Carter.   [Read more...]

Bob Cargill on Biblical Marriage

There is a transcript on the Bible Odyssey website. [Read more...]

GenCon and the Future of Gaming

GenCon 2014 is fast approaching – a little over two weeks. If you will be in Indianapolis for the occasion, let me know – perhaps our paths will cross, although it is unlikely to happen unless it is planned, given how large and crowded an event it is. To celebrate the occasion, I thought I’d share [Read More...]

Psalm for an Idol

  By David Hayward   [Read more...]


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