Verbum Bible Software Black Friday Code

Just use coupon code VERBUMBLACKFRIDAY to get 15% off new Verbum Plus Libraries. [Read more...]

Send David Greydanus to Guatemala

David is a fine young man and is planning his mission trip to serve those in need in Guatemala. Help him out! My name is David Greydanus. I’m a high school sophomore and a volunteer for Youth Service International. For 10 years, YSI has organized volunteer trips to assist the poorest communities in Guatemala. The [Read More...]

Stupid Things Christians Do: Tract Tips

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And by “Christians” I mean “Protestants,” primarily fundamentalist southern evangelicals. This post went viral last week. It shows a fake “$10″ tract left as an actual tip for a waitress. The internet’s amplifying qualities made this seem like something new, but it’s not: “tract tips” are an old trick used by certain kinds of evangelicals [Read More...]

The Sacramental Quality of Teatime, Mickey Mouse, Lon Chaney, and More: Sickbed Linkaround

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I got a virus last week, and thought I’d just take a couple days, wait for it pass, and return today. I sat around all day Thursday watching the extended edition of The Hobbit and watching the first four hours of bonus features? You know what 4 hours of listening to New Zealanders saying “Piitah [Read More...]

75 Seconds of Pure Inspiration

If this mouse can do it, so can you! And remember… [Read more...]

Gay Pagan Sex Offenders to Wed in Prison UPDATED

To quote Ace, “O Sweet Meteor of Death, why do you tarry?”: The bride will don a traditional white veil. The groom will wear a Grim Reaper cloak. The two men will step into a Wiccan circle to exchange vows and rings before being ushered back to their respective units at the Special Commitment Center, [Read More...]

A Response to the Facebook Giraffe Meme UPDATED

If you don’t understand the point of this post, it means you’re healthy and well-adjusted and don’t spend time on Facebook. UPDATE: If the wording of the riddle that’s going around social media specifies the time as “3am,” you might be tempted to answer that the first thing you open are your “eyes,” since it’s [Read More...]

Balzac on Coffee

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Something light for Friday: Honore de Balzac offering a brisk, entertaining little essay on the vile yet beautiful bean. Having pushed through a coffee-fueled jag in order to finish a large magazine supplement last month, I can relate. It left me weird and irritable. Since I’m not sure how long the hosting site will remain [Read More...]


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