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Apr 2008
11

Computers

Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don’t need to be done. Andy Rooney
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Apr 2008
10

Baby born with two faces

This is a rather unbelievable story about a baby girl in India who was born with a rare condition called ‘craniofacial duplication’. I assume that this story is real, as it wasn’t released on April Fo..
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Apr 2008
9

Common Worship Ordination

I have to confess that there are many parts of the Church of England’s new Common Worship services that I don’t like. The Baptism service, for example, is hugely long, overly complicated and (I think)..

Apr 2008
3

Quality vs. price

There is scarcely anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse, and sell a little more cheaply. The person who buys on price alone is this man’s lawful prey. John Ruskin
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Apr 2008
1

Humility and the popes

Susie and I recently returned from a few days in Rome, courtesy of her great aunt. I have wanted to visit the Eternal City for years, mostly to see the Roman ruins, which are, well, ruins, but still s..

Mar 2008
25

Resurrection Life

On Sunday I preached on the final day of the college mission to Larkhall, Bath. The text of the sermon can be found here . Rather than preach directly from a passage, I preached on the meaning of Jesu..

Mar 2008
21

The Jesus Storybook Bible

This week I have been on a mission in Bath (I am currently on my day off!). One of my primary roles has been to go into the Junior School for assemblies and class visits. For the assemblies we made up..

Mar 2008
15

Films vs. Games

I was disappointed to see today that the ban on Manhunt 2 has been overturned: Ban on ‘sadistic’ video game overturned The game publisher’s argument is that the violence is no worse than, say, a Quent..

Mar 2008
10

Pissing against the wall

I’m not sure if this is very funny or extremely sad, but I found a video of a Baptist preacher preaching talking about the phrase ‘pisseth against the wall’ from the King James. Baptist preaches on KJ..

Mar 2008
7

Evangelical humility

Evangelicals need to approach their theological formulae with more humility than in the past. It is the scriptural word that is infallible, not our ever imperfect attempts to restate it in appropriate..