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In God we still trust

(H/T: Karen) Try this link; it is just a few minutes. I’m not the big one on music – more Doug’s area than mine – he just loves his Grok N’Roll!  I don’t even like country music for the most part (embellishment – it isn’t that I dislike it as I do like some, but …

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A really good question…

Travelling to RI for the weekend, which we do from time to time, having family there, we attended Church in the hamlet of Manville, RI.- St.James Catholic Church. As I waited for mass to start, I read the bulletin, which contained the following piece worthy of repeating: REMEMBERING 9/11 NOW that the President has called …

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Dope of the Week Honorable Mention

In this previous posting, Skip discussed the meltdown of the mainline Protestant churches: Much has been written here in NH, due to the ascendancy of Gene Robinson to bishop of the NH Episcopalian church (openly gay, recently admitted to a rehap facility for alcohol abuse). As an Evangelical Baptist, I have glumly watched, sometimes in horror, …

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A case for theology

In the NRO Online forum, Kathryn Jean Lopez made this observation: Chuck Schumer on the Senate floor earlier today: “There is a group of people in America of deep faith. I respect that faith. I’ve been in enough inner city black churches, working-class Catholic parishes, rural Methodist houses of worship, small Jewish synagogues to understand …

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The Vatican has it wrong

Update 1: The Pope has spoken out on the situation (from Reuters again): July 17, 2006 — INTROD, Italy – Pope Benedict yesterday condemned Hezbollah’s "terrorist acts" and Israel’s "reprisals," calling the cross-border violence unjustifiable. In his first public comments on the crisis, he said the violations at its root cannot be used to sanction …

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How can we change our doctrine today?

From the LA Times, I just stumbled over this article discussing the meltdown of those Protestant denominations (the "mainline churches"). Much has been written here in NH, due to the ascendancy of Gene Robinson to bishop of the NH Episcopalian church (openly gay, recently admitted to a rehap facility for alcohol abuse). As an Evangelical …

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