Trying Something New

Screenshot 2014-05-08 at 9.53.33 AMThomas Edison tried everything from wood to cotton fibers while attempting to create the first incandescent bulb. He failed many times before invented the light bulb containing a tungsten filament. He is often quoted as saying “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” The only way to discover new things that do work is to try new things not knowing if they will work or not.

A few days ago I started a new thing at my other blog Continue reading


Good News for Hobby Lobby

hobby lobbyHobby Lobby’s legal battle against the abortion/contraceptive mandate received a boost Friday (March 29) when the full 10th Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to hear the company’s case.

Such “en banc” hearings are relatively rare.

In November a federal judge ruled that Hobby Lobby must cover the drugs in its employee health insurance plans, and in December a three-judge panel of the 10th Circuit refused to step in and prevent Hobby Lobby from being impacted by the mandate.

Continue this story at Baptist Press.

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