We have finished building a house for a poor family in Mexico.
The Melbourne City Bible Forum team begin construction of the house in Mexico.
I planned to sketch out each speaker's argument from the Great Debate but I had moved out of the realm of posting a blog and into short essay territory. So instead I'll write on just two here: Rachel Sommerville who opposed the notion that reading the Bible was good for you and Germaine Greer arguing for the notion.
Last night's Q&A program was explosive and passionate, but it failed to raise the level of public conversation on important issues in our country.
On Saturday evening I made it along to the Great Debate at the Brisbane Writer's Festival and the topic was Reading the Bible is good for you? There is so much to say and there was so much said. I hope to be saying some more soon. But for now, let's just go with a vibe and one observation.
Early in the year I wrote a blog piece about science and Christianity not being in mortal conflict. I have since discovered that this area of thought even has it's own title and wiki page. It is called the conflict thesis. The conflict thesis:
Last week I took part in a debate hosted by the Atheist, Agnostic and Student Society at Murdoch University.
I was saddened to hear about the latest billboard “war” in the US.
An article of two peoples' love of art got me thinking about art, beauty, design, God and me recently.
It is hard to admit it, but it is true. I did the wrong thing. Just last week I got a parking fine. I’ve been very surprised at my own reaction this. A parking fine is hardly a big deal but none the less I’ve been in denial.
When I first saw the ticket I was grumpy. How could they bother to give a parking ticket to someone at 7:30am in the morning, especially when there were still spaces around? That was my first justification.