Of porcupines and heavy taxes

Of porcupines and heavy taxes

Israeli authorities have issued a warning to porcupines after a 1400-year-old oil lamp surfaced at the Horbat Siv ancient ruins, a Roman-Byzantine site near Emek Hefer in central Israel. The oil lamp was unearthed by a porcupine in the course of constructing its...
Long time, no write

Long time, no write

I don’t often go ten days without posting a fresh blog, but I don’t often have surgery, either. Or complications. At the risk of prompting an OMG TMI! response, I’ll tell the story in brief and see if we can find something to make it worth the...
Come over to Africa!

Come over to Africa!

When thousands of Baptists gather in Durban, South Africa for the 21st Baptist World Congress July 22-26, it will mark the first such meeting ever held on the African continent. Organizers from the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) hope more than 4,000 Baptists from around...
BWA to recognize Rwandan minister

BWA to recognize Rwandan minister

Corneille Gato Munyamasoko, general secretary of the Association of Baptist Churches in Rwanda, will receive the Baptist World Alliance’s quinquennial Human Rights Award in July, following action by the BWA Executive Committee meeting in Falls Church on March 4....
But are they really Muslims?

But are they really Muslims?

The savage inhumanity of ISIS’s brutal ideologues continued to manifest itself this week as the organization kidnapped hundreds of Christians to be used, abused, and possibly beheaded in a sneering show of radical imbecility that grows from a perverted...
Snowbirds

Snowbirds

There’s no business like snow business when it comes to turning schedules upside down. Schools from counties around all around are getting blasted for calling off class, for not calling off class, or for sending out the buses and then changing their minds....