Haphazardly intentional preaching in a new place These first few months at North Platte, as in most churches, I am trying to get a read for the congregation, the community, and my fit here. Most churches think most other churches are the same as them. The truth is, each pastorate, each pastor, each congregation, and each congregational culture are a lot different. And, while there are some common skills that transfer across settings, each church ministry is unique.
Famous books rewritten in the style of Donald Trump: The government hopes to build up the philosophy as some kind of principled alternative to Western liberalism, although for now it still seems kind of forced. Bonus for people with too many stereotypes about the conformist East: Relevant to our interests: Can we really kill all mosquitos in the world to eliminate malaria?
Of course Brian Tomasik weighs in. Y Combinator is interested in basic income. A lot of talk recently on the persistency of ancestry-adjusted economic success — that is, the peoples who were doing more agriculture thousands of years ago are more modernized and prosperous today.
Useful for journalists and developers who want to know how and if Chinese people will view their site; interesting for other people who want to know what Chinese Internet users have to go through every day. Compound already has some medical uses and so might be prescribable off-label though talk to a real neurologist first before you believe this.
If you ever wanted to know what Louis XIV, Mark Antony, and James Maxwell would look like if they were pretty anime girls, now you have moehistory dot tumblr dot com. Plomin et al on Discontinuity in the genetic and environmental causes of the intellectual disability spectrum.
Severely disabled people have specific disorders not related to normal intellectual variation; mildly disabled people just got the short end of the stick in the ordinary genetic lottery. Redditors recollect the best Cards Against Humanity plays ever. Spotted Toad discusses a paper about genetic confounds to value-added teacher pay.
Man hacks a bunch of drones together to create a functioning hoverboardflies it over a lake, is slain by Dutch attack eagles. A few years ago, some libertarians said they would move to New Hampshire if 20, other libertarians also agreed to move to New Hampshire. The theory was that New Hampshire was small and already pretty libertarian, and 20, people is a lot of people, so they would have a lot of influence to affect the state and build the sort of libertarian community they wanted.
Needless to say this is a pretty creative way of doing activism. I generally support people branching off into legally isolated communities in order to let everyone achieve their goals simultaneously — but if I were a non-libertarian New Hampshirite right now I would be pretty upset.
This week in accurate animal names: This week in inaccurate animal names: Impressive recent progress in US internet speed. On the one hand, my theory of a vast conspiracy to replace success-based-on-merit with success-based-on-college-admissions plus college-admissions-based-on a-fuzzy-system-which-in-the-end-will-reduce-to-social-class-and-conformity was overly paranoid and politicized.
On the other hand, this article.
New study suggests that rise in college tuitions pretty much entirely from effects of increased subsidization. If Clinton wins the primary, will Sanders backers be too bitter to support her in the general? Low resting heart rate is associated with violence in late adolescence.
My totally non-serious troll theory is that this is why stimulants decrease adolescent violence. This week in academic intolerance:Ah, the peace, love and tolerance! Here are some delightful sentiments that we should encourage spreading around the world! Why, oh why, are there violent religious fanatics attacking nonbelievers all over the globe??
[/sarc] “About sixty-one percent of the contents of the Koran are found to speak ill of the unbelievers or call for their [ ]. Drawn in by the title as well as some of the endorsements, I am currently finishing up the November release by IVP titled 'Paul Behaving Badly: Was The Apostle A Racist, Chauvinist Jerk?' It’s refreshing to discover a new book written by academic authors that is not dense, (you won’t need to keep a dictionary close by for this one!)/5.
**Please note – Since I first started Baggage Reclaim, while it’s still read mainly by women, I have a lot of male readers too, as well as readers in all types of relationship.
If you’re going out with a woman, just swap he for she. Please also note that posts have been gender neutral since. MP April 14, at am. It’s not just a normal part of hotel behavior, its a normal part of work/life. In Australia an employer was told to pay worker’s compensation for an injury an employee sustained while having sex while on business trip when a light fixture struck her on the head.
Jesus Behaving Badly engages the hard 'sayings' and 'doings' of Jesus, not by merely explaining them away, but by representing a fullness of Jesus in the three dimensions of a real historical figure and in the fourfold portrayal of the vetconnexx.coms: Jan 07, · He ends the book by adding three more attributes of God to the list: fascinating, relational, good.
There are also discussion questions for each chapter after the Epilogue, making this a perfect book for group study. Conclusion.
David Lamb’s examination of difficult passages in the Old Testament is easy to read and full of wit.