Monthly Archives: October 2004

Only a Cluster of Cells

Patti Davis chides President Bush for valuing “a cluster of cells” over the life and well-being of thousands. The immediate occasion of her tirade is the death of Christopher Reeve. UNlike John edwards, she doens’t proclaim that John Kerry would … Continue reading

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What makes a Hollywood Legend?

Christopher Reeve died yesterday. The first reports I heard of his death were this morning, and were in the form of “Hollywood Legend Christopher Reeve has died.” Please know I intend no disrespect for the man who became the face … Continue reading

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Improving the Identification of Security Risks

I have no trouble believing that there are peopel who have come to the US with the intention of working to destroy America. I have great troubel believing Monika Vardeh is one of them. What will it take to put … Continue reading

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Can God’s existence be proven?

“Prove God’s existence to me” is the request, even the demand, of many unbelievers. Many Christians have tried over the years to do exactly that. The great Thomas Aquinas offered five proofs for God’s existence. I don’t. When challenged to … Continue reading

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North Coast Networks – Expanding Your Ministry to the Nth Degree

Great insights on leading innovation by Larry Osborne. Huge distinction that applies directly to our situation: Start-ups have only a future to create. All of their energy, thoughts and effort can be focused on finding new and better ways to … Continue reading

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Free North Korea!: China Dispatches 10,000 Troops to NK Border As Price of Rice In NK Rises – Rumors of Imminent Mass Defectios of Military Persist

Looks like more starvation in North Korea. Can the nation behave rationally when they’re starving? What can we expect from a nation with one of the largest standing armies, the most most repressive government, nuclear weapons, and mass starvation? Oh … Continue reading

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Flit(tm): An Interview With Dr. Barnett

An interesting interview with Thomas Barnett on defence, security, politics and economics issues as the US finds itself living in a large world.

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David Lowes Watson’s new proposals

David Lowes Watson was our speaker at The Gathering (Texas Annual Conference Pastors’ retreat) last month. He argued for greater attention to discipleship and for extending discipleship power and authority to laity. This article from Singapore majors on his suggestion … Continue reading

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A world with Purpose?

IN this article Robert Wright discusses his conversation with philosopher Daniel Dennett. Dennett, it appears, has taken a step toward openness to the mere possibility of purpose in the world. This is not a repudiation of evolution or an admission … Continue reading

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California can define “religion”

This piece in the Christianity Today weblog tells of the Supreme Court’s refusal to act in the case of Catholic Charities in California. Catholics have a strong conviction against birth control. But the law requires all employers to provide birth … Continue reading

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