Category Archives: Faith

Satan: a Biography

A Los Angeles NPR affiliate station KPCC has a show called called “Air Talk,” in which host Jon Beaupre’s interviewed Henry Ansgar Kelly about his new book, “Satan: A Biography.” Here’s an online archive of the audio: Link. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Chick Tracts

I remember seeing my first Chick tract sometime around 1973… Posted Tue Jun 13th, 2006

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Koranic fish

Markings on this tuna fish caught on the Kenyan coast south of Mombasa may or may not spell out the Arabic words for “You are the best provider.” According to the BBC News, the phrase is close to a text … Continue reading

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Christian ad about Code gets pulled

Christian ad about Code gets pulled Theatre chain drops spot that was to appear before film Brian Hutchinson | National Post VANCOUVER – A movie house commercial that encourages churchgoers to see and discuss Hollywood thriller The Da Vinci Code … Continue reading

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Good Friday

Good Friday   Because, dear Christ, your tender, wounded arm Bends back the brier that edges life’s long way, That no hurt comes to heart, to soul no harm, I do not feel the thorns so much to-day.   Because … Continue reading

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Walking on Water

Walking on Water Study claims ice, not water, kept Jesus afloat University professor attempts to explain miracles with science MIAMI, Florida (Reuters) — The New Testament says that Jesus walked on water, but a Florida university professor believes there could … Continue reading

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The Gospel of Judas

the Gospel of Judas As reported in the New York Times, theNational Geographic Society has been part of an international effort, in collaboration with the Maecenas Foundation for Ancient Art and the Waitt Institute for Historical Discovery, to authenticate, conserve, … Continue reading

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Gallup: More Than Half of Americans Reject Evolution, Back Bible

Gallup: More Than Half of Americans Reject Evolution, Back Bible By E&P Staff | Editor and Publisher NEW YORK A Gallup report released today reveals that more than half of all Americans, rejecting evolution theory and scientific evidence, agree with … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday

Like last year, I’m off to have ashes marked on my forehead at our Ash Wednesday service this evening.  Afterwards, I’ll be taking myself on a walk along Ste. Catherine street.  This year, I will be leading the worship music … Continue reading

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Getting It

Getting It Evangelical Leaders Join Global Warming Initiative By LAURIE GOODSTEIN | New York Times Despite opposition from some of their colleagues, 86 evangelical Christian leaders have decided to back a major initiative to fight global warming, saying “millions of … Continue reading

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Slim for Him

Christian dieting and American culture. by Grant Wacker | book review at Christianity Today Several weeks ago my wife and I were driving home from Atlanta to Chapel Hill. A few miles out of the city, my eye caught a … Continue reading

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Anglican Church of Canada facing extinction?

Anglican Church of Canada facing extinction? The Vancouver Sun reports that membership in the Anglican Church of Canada has been dropping two percent per year for forty years, and that if that decline continues, the church will be essentially gone … Continue reading

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Clifford Pickover’s Gods blog

Clifford Pickover’s Gods blog Psychedelic mathematician and author Clifford Pickover, who maintains the excellent Reality Carnival blog, has launched a new mind-tweaking blog called Godlorica. The site relays “breaking news on God and other higher beings in this world and … Continue reading

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Key day for United Church union push

Key day for United Church union push CBC News The Canadian Auto Workers union will announce Friday whether it can start a certification effort for United Church ministers in Ontario. A group of clergy members and their spouses has spent … Continue reading

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