Simply Good News

From Ben Witherington’s review of Tom Wrights new book “Simply Good News: Why the Gospel is News and What Makes it Good”  Let’s start with one of the key insights from the front end of the book– The Gospel is about good news, not good advice. As news it is about facts, past things that…

Eureka? Complex organic molecules found in remote star system?

What a bunch of media hype in this headline for an article in the LA times (source:  http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-organic-molecules-star-protoplanetary-disk-chemicals-life-20150408-story.html) First of all, what was detected was a signature obtained from a radio telescope of possible organic chemicals in a remote star system. The conclusion of the article states that this detection may be just an anomoly,…

Christians Targeted in Kenya Islamic Terrorist Attack

April 2, CNN reports eyewitness account as follows: Christian Prayer Service Targeted Joel Ayora, who was on the campus and witnessed the attack, said gunmen burst into a Christian service. Taking hostages from the service, they then “proceeded to the hostels, shooting anybody they came across except their fellows, the Muslims.” The attackers separated students…

The Reality is that ISIS is Islamic – Very Islamic

March, 2015 – The Atlanitic, from an article entitled “What Isis Really Wants“, by Graeme Wood Some key points from The Atlantic and its feature article on “ISIS” this month: Other governments and leaders have misunderstood ISIS, and many really don’t even understand what they are about. This misunderstanding has resulted in foolish schemes to…