From time to time, a pastor who might have been a missionary to the third world will lament what he might call “American Christianity.” I think this a bad use of language. It runs the risk of throwing out the good with the bad. For the historically illiterate, it might just mean mega-church seeker-friendliness and..
“Wait!” Said the Wise Man, “Herod only wants the baby for public safety, right? Well that’s different. We gotta obey.” As usual John MacArthur, the tired old coward, is wrong and takes a stand, again for abject obedience to the state, forgetting numerous instances in the Old and New Testament where believers _demanded_ justice and..
Panorama City, CA • ICBTS News Speaking to his small fellowship from a Zoom feed, evangelical pastor Vance Ichabod told his following he had ordered “magistrate medallions” for each church member as a way of reminding them to always obey government authority, especially during this Covid-19 crisis. “I had just reached the halfway point in my..
ICBTS News • Lansing, Michigan Michigan leadership has gone to war against unmasked Facebook emojis. “Just try me,” Governor Gretchen Whitmer said, according to an unnamed source, “and see if I don’t get Facebook shut down completely in Michigan, using the emergency powers act.” Social media consultants in the governor’s office were alarmed to see that the..
Most thinking people care very little about the virus anymore. It appears to be a dud. If it were a bio-weapon, it would be singularly weak terrorism — a pellet gun against a half-ton Kodiak bear. The thick fur of herd immunity appears to have protected humanity as it has for thousands of years. What..
“Sometimes a little inventive fright is good for public health..” BioGrenvale, a New York based green waste company, is quietly offering a new product for hospital administrators anxious to get in on Covid-19 relief funding: compost in human form. “We take a very finely decomposed leaf and grass base,” said company spokesman Harold Wong, “and..
Good science lands the plane, bad science takes the credit.. In a decidedly more optimistic and productive world, (a few months ago), I purchased a fantastic new drone called the Mavic 2 Pro which makes taking aerial video absurdly easy — even for someone with questionable hand-eye coordination like myself. The science behind it is..
I hate to say it, but.. I really wish I didn’t have to feel vindicated, but even if you are a high level manager at a big corporate outfit, even if you have worked passionately in the private sector and you know the value of free markets, competition, and capitalism, even if you run a..
If they were ever foolish enough to give me a House Speaker press conference pass, that would be the first question I would ask.. (more…)