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Month: January 2012

Lent Madness

Lent Madness!

Lent Madness is coming! This Lent 32 saints will battle it out for the golden halo. Seven celebrity bloggers and I (as a token Southern Hemisphere blogger) are going to be the panel while you do the voting! It’s a bit of fun with your fasting. There’s a facebook page to like. There’s even widgets

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swearing

Saint Paul says shit

Interesting reactions to the use of the word “shit” in “Shit people say to ministers“. Almost as if saying “shit” is unbiblical. It’s actually quite the opposite. Saint Paul, in his letter to the Philippians (3:8) wrote ἀλλὰ μενοῦνγε καὶ ἡγοῦμαι πάντα ζημίαν εἶναι διὰ τὸ ὑπερέχον τῆς γνώσεως Χριστοῦ Ἰησοῦ τοῦ κυρίου μου, διὃν

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Shit people say to ministers

Here’s a video sort-of following a current meme. If you can’t cope with swearing, go for a walk, have a coffee, chat with a friend instead: The actual meme, of course, would lead to a video “shit ministers say”. Now that would be an interesting video. And so easy to find examples for. Start here:

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Christchurch cardboard cathedral

Christchurch cardboard cathedral

[UPDATED see below] Christchurch’s transitional cathedral group had hoped for a decision a fortnight ago about the location of the $4 million Christchurch cardboard cathedral. Maybe some more lateral thinking is happening… Speaking of lateral thinking: at the recent Whitcoulls bookshop sale, I purchased a cardboard cathedral for $7 (images). The costly Christchurch cardboard cathedral

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