Monthly Archive: December 2012

Dec 06 2012

What a difference an ocean makes

The Christian Institute reports that, unlike their counterparts “across the pond,” British Boy Scouts may soon end discrimination against atheist members. The Scout Association is considering adopting a new “atheist” promise for the first time in its 105-year history. Currently, in order to join the Scouts youngsters must pledge: “On my honour, I promise that …

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Dec 05 2012

Clay County schools lose a good man

The Florida Times-Union reports that the Clay County school district has lost an unusually talented superintendent. Ben Wortham closed his office door behind him last week ending a 43-year journey that has taken him from the classroom to superintendent of Clay County schools… Three weeks after he became superintendent in 2008, the state cut the …

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Dec 04 2012

Don’t ask, don’t say “I do”…

…is over. Cadet Chapel, the landmark Gothic church that is a center for spiritual life at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, hosted its first same-sex wedding Saturday. Penelope Gnesin and Brenda Sue Fulton, a West Point graduate, exchanged vows in the regal church in an afternoon ceremony, attended by about 250 guests and …

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Dec 03 2012

So, what are you doing for the end of the world?

I don’t have a whole lot on my mind today, so I thought I’d just open up a thread for you guys to talk. My suggested topic is the end of the world, as scheduled by the Mayans for the 21st of this month (or not). Any parties being planned? Seen anybody building any mountain-top …

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Dec 02 2012

Promises, misunderstandings, and more promises

Over at Evangelical Realism, we’re wrapping up our look at the second of five posts in Pastor Stephen Feinstein’s defense of presuppositional apologetics. He doesn’t make too much progress in this one, but presup fans will probably enjoy it anyway.

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