I’ve had a very busy week but it was not spent online. Realizing I wouldn’t have a chance to write it was a good time to introduce a new Christian blog/podcast that is building an audience and provoking thoughtful discussion. Welcome Jimmy to the Table quickly become one of the most popular things I’ve written in a while. It may just be that I drew the attention of his followers but hopefully we’ve been able to help each other out. It’s been a long time since we added to the blog roll but you will notice Jimmy’s Table there now (and some other blogs deleted that have gone MIA). Continue reading
Autumn officially began Monday evening at 10:34 p.m. It has already gotten a little cooler in the deep South and falling leaves are just around the corner. Summer may be over but that’s the beauty of seasons – they change. That’s actually a promise made in scripture:
While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night, shall not cease.” -Genesis 8:22 ESV
It is definitely fall. I wasn’t feeling it September 23, but can’t disagree now.
Rough weekend in sports. My ATL Braves were eliminated from post-season play Friday night in the first ever wildcard playoff game. By now I guess you either know about the infield fly call or don’t care. Here’s an article I like from Sports Illustrated. I also watched Saturday evening as the GA Bulldogs rolled over and played dead in Columbia, South Carolina. Both teams were undefeated and closely ranked, I expected a really close ball game.
So last week this happened:
Harvard University unveiled this 4th century papyrus fragment, which suggests Jesus was married. At best, the research is not yet verified. At worst, the papyrus is real but the document is a forgery. I recommend this article in the Washington Post.
Saturday was the first day of fall. I like high school football, autumn colors and slightly cooler temperatures. Fall is not my favorite season because I’m not a big fan of winter. Coming up: Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. January diet here we come! Continue reading