Abbie: "Guns are my favorite machines. They make me laugh. Especially machine guns."
I learned something new about World War II today. Apparently the allies used "paradummies" during the D-Day invasion. 500 Paradummies, constructed of burlap and straw or sand and made to roughly resemble the human figure, were dropped over France in an effort to confuse the German soldiers and divert troops away from the real drop … Continue reading I Learned About Rupert Today
Here are some quotes and saying I found interesting recently. Where attribution was given I have included it. "It is impossible to live without failing, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all." "It's easy to stand with the crowd. It takes courage to stand alone." "Fairy tails … Continue reading Quotes of Interest
Our little town has a volunteer fire department. We have an air-raid siren that goes off whenever there's a fire. Recently it seems to be that I've been hearing that siren a lot more. The other day there were two sirens back to back. So what does this town do when there is more than … Continue reading Fire at Will
The following paragraph from an article on Michael Krahn's blog made me chuckle: We have not seen the last of Rob Bell, to be sure. What we are seeing though is the end of his tenure as the resident paradoxical wildcard threat of Evangelicalism. Right or wrong, the current gatekeepers of Evangelicalism seem to have … Continue reading A Card Too Wild
A short time ago I posted a story about prayer. Someone brought up the ludicrousness of treating God like a gene or trying to control Him. Here is a link to an article by Matthew Barrett on the Gospel Coalition discussing how God does not need us.
While I'm slightly disappointed that Logos has yet to develop a full app for the Blackberry, I am glad they have at least created a BlackBerry Launcher for Biblia.com. Through this portal I'm at least capable of accessing my base package, which for me usually means reading the Bible or one of the ministry books during … Continue reading BlackBerry Launcher for Biblia.com