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Conversion Story

April 22, 2014

I love conversion stories. I even find insight in de-conversion stories, though they make me sad. Here’s a good conversion story, from Michael Bird.

Sexual Atheism

April 12, 2014

I think the article’s title is a good one for the survey results and the real world it describes.

DC

March 20, 2014

Here are some lessons about DC several friends recently mentioned. A bit of rough language, but an interesting perspective.

Mumford and Sons

March 17, 2014

Here’s an odd title for a post: “I Wish Mumford & Sons Would Play at My Church.” It’s a follow up to the recent post on praise bands and medieval priests and adds some more depth to the discussion. If you’re interested in this issue it’s worth a read. Key idea: liturgy is a work of the people (not a form or style), and praise bands often work against that simply by the kind of thing they are.

Praise Bands

March 16, 2014

I always appreciate new takes on contemporary worship. Here, praise bands are compared to medieval priests. If the guitar fits…

About technology

March 14, 2014

These three rules from Douglas Adams seem about right.

Cosmos

March 14, 2014

A few concerns expressed here.

Is Every War Movie Pro-War?

March 12, 2014

Is every war movie war propaganda? That’s the argument. Though I would suggest many are anti-war too, or at least recognize there are balancing issues. The hard part is to discern how to decide when war might be a good or at least the best option.

Solipsism

March 12, 2014

An interesting discussion of the end of invariants.

A Timeline on the Reformed Resurgence

March 11, 2014

Interesting, but it suffers all the problems of a mere timeline. There’s not much explanatory in it, and it leaves me with lots of questions. But it does at least start the interpretive process.


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