But the point of Canon Press is to — when they make money from it — is to turn the money back around into books, the publication of additional books. So it would be inaccurate to say that Canon Press is functioning as a cash cow for the church. The church oversees the ministry, but the funds that Canon Press makes cycle back into the publication of more books. The same with Credenda; Credenda receives donations to publish the magazine. The money that comes in is used to publish more magazines, it’s not a — the church is not siphoning funds out of these lucrative businesses.
“greedy of filthy lucre” —1 Timothy 3:3 Continue reading
Today MoscowID.net remembers the brave souls of the United States Colored Troops who gave their lives fighting for their liberty and ours. Continue reading
We see godly deception as an act of honorable war, or in a time that was equivalent to war, throughout Scripture.
Now I did have a swell time visiting occasionally with Greg [Gianforte] in the context of a few board meetings. And if lived in Montana, I would certainly cast my vote for him.
To point out that this is what people are trying to do is not “whining.” I do not find the existence of such tactics unusual or odd in the slightest. Welcome to earth, kid. But boil it all down. The reason I am controversial is that I fight. Not only so, but I show every indication that I will continue to fight in the future. I promise to fight, and I promise to fight all out, and if you don’t want to get any of those particular cooties on you, you will continue to have many other evangelical options. Such alternatives to fighting include throat-clearing, at-the-end-of-the-daying, on-the-other-handing, seminar-toodling, and panel-discussion-counterpointing. The only downside is that your men turn into pencil-necked wusses and your women into the kind of women who first make and then tolerate pencil-necked wusses.
“At that point, Gianforte grabbed Jacobs by the neck with both hands and slammed him into the ground behind him.” New Saint Andrews College should award Greg Gianforte an honorary degree. Continue reading
When the ad talks about “lifting wallets,” they mean it “spiritually.” Continue reading
“In 2010 the recruiting headline was ‘Yo, Secularism, Why Don’t We Step into the Alley?’ The blurb described the NSA faculty as ‘not timid in a rumble,’ and they wanted to make the students ‘dangerous’ so that they can ‘throw the lies of this age up against the wall, lifting wallets and the occasional gift card.’ It ended with ‘an invitation to a brawl.’” —Dr. Nick Gier Continue reading
I hate a lie.
Obviously, when two contradictory claims of absolute truth collide, both can be wrong, but both cannot be right.
“unnecessary carnage” Continue reading