Archive for February, 2006

The Quotable Mark

Tuesday, February 28th, 2006

Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
- Mark Twain

From Wikipedia on Pregnancy

Monday, February 27th, 2006

Bored with a Gospel that isn’t social?

Saturday, February 25th, 2006

I posted previously on ChangePoint Church in Anchorage. Last Sunday they had a big front page story headlined, “Church as community partner,” which merits yet another post. I am willing to grant that the reporter was simply after information regarding the church’s role in the community and not what they actually teach and […]

South Dakota House OKs Bill to Ban Nearly All Abortions

Friday, February 24th, 2006

Governor Mike Rounds has a spine:
“I’ve indicated I’m pro-life and I do believe abortion is wrong, and that we should do everything we can to save lives,” Rounds said. “If this bill accomplishes that, then I am inclined to sign the bill into law.”
The bill makes exceptions for pregnancies that threathen the life of […]

Blah, Blah, Blah, Love, Blah, Blah, Blah

Monday, February 13th, 2006

Last year on Valentine’s Day, I posted this and I still think it’s an important enough message to post it again:
I love you.
We hear it a lot. It has all sorts of meanings. God’s definition is Christ on the cross. That’s love. It’s not a warm-fuzzy feeling. It’s gut-wrenching sacrifice. […]

Lutheran Carnival XVII

Sunday, February 12th, 2006

Lutheran Carnival XVII is up at Random Thoughts of a Confessional Lutheran.

Evolution Sunday

Saturday, February 11th, 2006

According to Answers in Genesis, over 400 churches in 49 states will be celebrating the 197th birthday of Charles Darwin.
Two years ago, Prof. Michael Zimmerman at the University of Wisconsin (its Oshkosh campus)—and also its dean of the College of Letters and Sciences—began what became known as “The Clergy Letter Project.?
Using the university’s […]

Questions not to ask

Thursday, February 2nd, 2006

I was surfing the net for interview advice for someone and came across a sweet list of questions not to ask the interviewer. The website says that these are questions that were actually asked by candidates.
The Dumb Dozen
12 Dumb Questions Candidates Actually Asked
1. Is it possible for me to get a small loan?
2. […]

The Best Valentine’s Gift, Ever

Wednesday, February 1st, 2006

Bittersweets. They are much like the candy hearts we are all so familiar with. They probably even taste like Pepto Bismal, just like the real ones! The messages written on them, however, are far more entertaining.
The first collection of candies is called “Dejected” and includes sayings such as: