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August 2011

Bumper Sticker Christianity

One of my pet peeves is people who post trite little “Christian” sayings as their Facebook status or on Twitter. They sound really good and they’ll get about 100 “likes” from all their like-minded friends, but most of the time they’re not defensible from scripture and as a result they do little more than lead […]

Life as a Sport Pilot

These days I’m flying as a “private pilot exercising sport pilot privileges”. To get a private pilot certificate, one is required to pass a medical exam every 2-3 years, depending on age. A while back I had some heart problems that resulted in two cardiac stents. Of course the FAA panicked, convinced I was going […]

PocketBible 2 for iOS

We’re just about to release an update to PocketBible for the iPhone/iPad. This version adds some often-requested enhancements and some new features that you probably didn’t even know you needed. First, we’ve added the ability to select any text and copy it to the clipboard (what the iPhone calls the “pasteboard”). You’d think this would’ve […]

Tax the Rich!

The “tax the rich” fallacy: If we tax the top 0.1% of taxpayers ($1.8 million and above) at 100%, the net new revenue to the government would be $640 billion. Obama is currently spending $8.8 billion per day. So if we CONFISCATE 100% of the income of the super-rich, we could keep Obama afloat for […]

Hebrews 4:12 and “The Word of God”

Recently, a Facebook friend posted a comment about Hebrews 4:12: For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. His assertion […]