How Would Jesus Tip?

From Think Christian, something good to keep in mind as you go out to eat, especially around the holidays, when every little bit helps: I recently encountered this blog post by a Christian psychologist Richard Beck.  He writes, provocatively, “The single most damaging phenomenon to the witness of Christianity in America today is the collective behavior of the Sunday morning More …

Faith and Reason

At Conversion Diary, Jen, a former atheist, has a great post (re-post, actually) entitled “How I researched my way into Christianity.” In it, she tells the story of how her journey to Christianity began with a methodical analysis of the tenets of world religion. Stuff like this is like a cool drink of water to me. Heck, one of the More …

And You Wonder Why I Don’t Trust the Media

Image via Wikipedia kottke.org digs up a New York Times editorial from 1920 that pooh-poohs the very idea that a rocket could function in space, ridiculing Robert Goddard saying he lacks “the knowledge ladled out daily in high school.” In 1969, 49 years (!) later, they issued a correction: Further investigation and experimentation have confirmed the findings of Issac Newton More …