Jars of Clay

So, I was the preacher at chuch this last Sunday. And it all went a bit pear-shaped. First, I was unable to print off my notes (don’t ask) and so I got my laptop into the pulpit with about 2minutes to spare. But, foolishly, I neglected to switch off the screensaver so, within 3 minutes […]

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more warped values and priorities

So, the Australian cricket team has decided not to play against Zimbabwe. Now, why is this? Is it because, finally, they’ve recognised that they really shouldn’t be playing and thereby validating Mugabe’s despotic regime? Have they finally developed a conscience? No, they’re not playing because Zimbabwe will be fielding a second-string team and the ICC […]

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some heroes

hurrah for The Bible Society of New South Wales!!! They have given every first year student of Moore College not only a Greek New Testament but also, today, a Hebrew Old Testament!!! And all this for free!!!! Because, of course, they are convinced that having the scriptures in the original language will be far better […]

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Here’s what Islam really looks like

with thanks to Alpha and Omega Ministries for the link. Forced conversion to Islam fatal for Christian boy This sort of thing happens every day. And it’s true Islam. But you won’t hear about it on the news because it would ruin a lot of the misrepresentation of Islam as a “peaceful” religion. I looked […]

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more memes

Courtesy of ariston 1.Go into your LJ’s archives. 2.Find your 23rd post (or closest to). 3.Find the fifth sentence (or closest to). 4.Post the text of the sentence in your blog along with these instructions. I just have to rewire some plugs so that they fit into these strange Australian sockets…

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more on Singer

In response to my article yesterday a good friend sent me this, a piece of satire by Jonathan Swift. It bears reading through, it’s a fine argument against the sort of utlitarianism that Singer is proposing. Again, let me remind you, it’s satire.

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