Pics Or It Didn’t Happen

I saw someone use the phrase “pics or it didn’t happen” on Facebook recently. It seems to me that, in our era of Photoshop, simply asking for pictures or other such evidence is not enough. One has to be able to discern the truth in a manner that takes into account the fact that photographs [Read More...]

So What Do You Do For A Living?

From Dan Nuckols’ cartoon series C2it. UPDATE: Just after I posted this, I saw that Bo Sanders had blogged almost simultaneously about contemporary worship music, focusing on “How He Loves” as an example. While that is an easy song to pick on, I’m not sure whether I agree with his insistence that lyrics always need [Read More...]

No Signal

Marc Cortez shared the above cartoon, and it seemed to me quite poignant. It is easy to judge others – those who spend what seems like too much time on their phones, and those who refuse to embrace new technology; those who seem calm when the circumstances require panic, and those who seem panicked when [Read More...]

Ethics Test

Via Catholic Memes on Facebook [Read more...]

Frozen as Metaphor for Academia

From PhD Comics via Marc Cortez. On a related note, I finally got to watch the movie Frozen on the plane back from Israel yesterday, and really enjoyed it. [Read more...]

How The Hymns Are Chosen

By Dave Walker [Read more...]

Pandora’s Inbox

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Darwin’s Witnesses

Whether it is the Christian message or the advances of science, there is always good news and bad news that can be shared. Among science-denying religious people, there is a lot focus on what they consider the “bad news” in evolutionary biology. If you were an evangelist for mainstream science, what would you share as [Read More...]

Questions Beget Questions

David Hayward's cartoon above illustrates what happens when you tackle a question, thinking that all that will be involved is getting a simple answer. Usually instead what you get is an answer that brings with it many more new questions. Or as a character on LOST famously said, “any answers I give you will simply [Read More...]

Eternal Punishment for Spammers

Via George Takei on Facebook.   [Read more...]

5 Steps to Healthy Spirituality

I appreciate David Hayward’s cartoon which I’ve shared above. Of course, most people do indeed care as little about their food and what is in it as they do about the contents of the spiritual “food” they “ingest.” But those who’ve realized in any area of their lives the need to be discerning ought to [Read More...]