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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
Category Quotations

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 stil..

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 ..

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 m..

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..

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 ..

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 app..

Mar 2008
7

Danny Cipriani

I have just discovered that Danny Cipriani has been dropped from the England rugby team for the match against Scotland tomorrow.   The reason appears to be that he was seen leaving a nightclub last n..
Category Current Affairs
Tags rugby sport

Mar 2008
6

Politics

The word ‘politics’ is derived from the word ‘poly’, meaning ‘many’, and the word ‘ticks’, meaning ‘blood sucking parasites’. Larry Hardiman
Category Quotations
Tags home politics

Mar 2008
5

The green car?

Having written about a wooden car a few days ago, I found an interesting piece about a ‘green’ car, with ‘zero emissions’: Green sports car set for launch It uses hydrogen fuel, so creates on..