By the Pricking of My Thumbs

Something is coming that will leave the world a different place. Not something wicked perhaps, though made necessary by wickedness. Certainly something sad, bad and dangerous. I wrote a couple of days ago about what I thought was a likely sequence of events leading to a major war in the Middle East in 2012. The initiating …

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An Excerpt From a Christmas Sermon

By Bishop N.T. Wright at Durham Cathedral. Read the whole thing. It is a reminder that despite its mad follies and unfaithfulness, the Church of England still has men who care about the truth, and stand for it with courage. John’s Christmas message issues a sharp and timely reminder to re-learn the difference between mercy …

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John Howard Earns Order of Merit

I am not sure ‘earns’ is the right word, but it is, as Governor General Quentin Bryce noted in her congratulations to John Howard, ‘a rare and singular honour for his service to Australia.’ It is rare in that only 24 persons can be members at any one time (other members include Baroness Thatcher, Prince …

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Christians Get End of the World Prophecies Wrong Again

Or not… Runaway Global Warming promises to literally burn-up agricultural areas into dust worldwide by 2012, causing global famine, anarchy, diseases, and war on a global scale as military powers including the U.S., Russia, and China, fight for control of the Earth’s remaining resources.   Over 4.5 billion people could die from Global Warming related …

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