Archives for Mar 8, 2014 @ 16:11

Change Your Clock

Tonight Daylight Savings Time clock changes are in order: Saturday night or Sunday morning we will all mindlessly set our clocks ahead and bemoan the hour we won’t get back until October. And on Monday and Tuesday, our risk of having a car accident will rise about 6%, research shows, as will our chances of [Read More…]

Original vs. People Powered Newspaper Front Page

This is a fascinating report of how a newspaper presents the front page and which articles people most often share. Here is the original: Here is the People Powered version: [Read more…]

Ortberg’s Menlo Park Presbyterian Exits PCUSA

Sarah Pulliam Bailey Members of one of the largest congregations in the Presbyterian Church (USA) have voted to leave the denomination, despite facing an $8.89 million cost for leaving. Menlo Park Presbyterian is based in the San Francisco Bay area and led by well-known author and pastor John Ortberg. It is the ninth-largest PCUSA church, [Read More…]

English Majors and the Bible (Morgan Guyton)

Morgan Guyton, author of this post, agreed to let me repost it here. I hope you like it as much as I did. There’s definitely something to personality type and Bible reading. I think that the reason many Christians can’t understand each other, particularly with regard to how we read the Bible, may end up [Read More…]

Weekly Meanderings, 8 March 2014

This amazing picture of Chicago’s reflection on the lake taken from an airplane by an iPhone. Rob Merola’s wisdom — The two most destructive forces I have seen in my almost 30 years as a priest are anger and alcohol. It’s interesting, then, that one of the chief findings of one of the longest running [Read More…]