Satur-deja Vu

blogrollI’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

Now in the News: Tony Alamo and Gospel Today

UPDATE: A federal magistrate upheld a $66 mill. judgement against Tony Alamo last week.  (9/14/2011)  source: Washington Post

There are two items that have been getting a lot of press lately.  I commented on another’s blog about Tony Alamo, and decided it was time to mention him myself.  I read this AP report {no longer available; this post is now 3 years old} to get a little background.  It’s a good little biography if you’ve never heard of this guy before.  This is not his first 15 minutes, if you get what I’m saying.  He’s been in and out of the news (and jail) for about 20 years now.  Most recently the charges involve underage sex and marriage scandals, and once again he is defending his organization on the grounds that it is not a cult.  Continue reading