News and Notes
Brief comments about interesting things that I have found on the web.
The Presbyterian Church USA has voted to remove from their constitution a statement that requires clergy to live “in fidelity within the covenant of marriage between a man and a woman, or chastity in singleness.” The reason for this change, as the headline makes clear, is to clear… Continue reading
If you feel like you have less time each day to get things done you may be right. NASA scientists have reported that the earthquake in Chile has shifted the earth axis slightly, making days a little shorter. But you might not notice the difference, because they… Continue reading
A quote for the day: “It must be an odd feeling to be thankful to nobody in particular. Christians in public institutions often see this odd thing happening on Thanksgiving Day. Everyone in the institution seems to be thankful ‘in general.’ It’s very strange. It’s a little like being… Continue reading
A New York Eagle Scout has been given a 1 month suspension from school for having a 2 inch knife in a survival kit in his car. Is this effective violence prevention or serious stupidity?