Nicole Winfield, Associated Press Updated 8:33 am, Monday, April 9, 2018 Photo: Gregorio Borgia, AP Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Pope Francis arrives in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican to celebrate a Mass on the Sunday of Divine Mercy, Sunday, April 8, 2018. Pope Francis arrives … [Read more...] about Pope seeks ‘saints next door’ not doctrinaire perfectionists
I have been preaching since I was 12 years old, and a bit of quick math tells me that, at 47 years old, that makes for 35 years. This is to say, that, I have been around preachers for a very long time. Perhaps it is because of the stress of the ministry, but my take is that preachers can and often are some of the (to quote the Southern colloquialism) squirreliest people around. … [Read more...] about Pastor Bo: Random observations about preachers
Some 2,700 years ago, someone pressed a seal bearing the name Isaiah into a soft piece of clay, which hardened over time, say archaeologists who discovered the impression in Jerusalem. If the seal was for the prophet Isaiah, it would be the first archaeological evidence of the Jewish prophet, who has a book in the Hebrew Bible named after him. Isaiah, according to the Hebrew … [Read more...] about Is This Seal the Earliest Evidence of the Prophet Isaiah?
Guest post: Chris Matyszczyk finds that the Web accommodates all kinds of bloggers, including a nun who says she is "wildly enthusiastic about our mission of putting communications technology at the service of the Gospel." One of the more rewarding things about the Web is that it allows you to snoop a little into other people’s lives without knocking on their door and … [Read more...] about Is God on technology’s side? Or is it the other way around?
Photo credit by Michael Krigsman: The original shiny object Many enterprise software people love shiny new objects -- we are attracted to surface appearances while de-valuing substantive function. As the Biblical story of the apple suggests, the lure of seductive appearance is not new. In today's enterprise world, in which software procurement is increasingly decentralized … [Read more...] about CIO view: Balancing the blessing and curse of shiny objects
MEJORADA DEL CAMPO -- Folks from around the world travel to see Gaudi's incomplete masterpiece, basilica La Sagrada Familia. Its bizarre blend of Gothic and Art Nouveau, with "Lost"-like symbolism and a lack of architectural symmetry, makes it the most interesting church in the world. However, SmartPlanet offers a contender for world's most interesting piece of Catholic … [Read more...] about This Navidad, visit the Cathedral of Trash
posted on 18 Oct 2012, 21:59 37 1. tiara6918 (Posts: 2166; Member since: 26 Apr 2012) Apple is the origin of sin posted on 18 Oct 2012, 22:27 9 10. andynaija (Posts: 1064; Member since: 08 Sep 2012) I don't know about it being an apple but for sure it was a fruit from that garden. posted on 19 Oct 2012, 01:14 4 23. tiara6918 (Posts: 2166; Member since: 26 … [Read more...] about Comments for : Apple’s logo is considered ‘blasphemous’ in Russia as a sign of sinful behavior
According to the website “Will Robots Take My Job?,” there is roughly a 0.81-percent chance of a member of the clergy being automated at some point in the near future. This makes it one of the least likely job types to suffer the effects of a robot takeover.Try telling that to the creators of a new robotic priest that’s currently offering robo-blessings to a … [Read more...] about Robot priest dispenses binary biblical blessings to human worshippers
The Foo Fighters have rickrolled Westboro Baptist Church again. Get the Free Tracker App to find a Nintendo Switch in Stock Dozens of protesters from the church rallied across the Sprint Center. This was the venue of the Foo Fighters' concert on Aug. 21. RollingStones.com's Daniel Kreps reported on the development. As they were protesting, a pickup truck comes out of a … [Read more...] about Foo Fighters Rickroll Westboro Baptist Church Again
Although the word “rapture” cannot be found in the Bible, it is something often employed to refer to the second coming of Jesus Christ. This is said to take place in two steps. The first of these consists of the proper rapture where the blessed would be taken to heaven while the Anti-Christ would come to Earth. The second stage would take place when Jesus Christ … [Read more...] about Doomsday Is Coming On September 23