Posts Tagged ‘Christianity’

Boycott the Gap for using the word Christmas!

November 19, 2009

This really chafes my hide. Despite being somewhat nonsensical in several of its phrases, the author of this announcement and promoter of the boycott seem to have little understanding of Christmas.

Here’s the add: (more…)

By Man Shall his Blood be Shed

October 31, 2009

Genesis 9:5-6  But for your own life-blood I will require a reckoning: I will require it of every beast; of man, too, will I require a reckoning for human life, of every man for that of his fellow man!  6 Whoever sheds the blood of man, By man shall his blood be shed; For in His image Did God make man.

I am a Texan and I am a Christian. I, however, do not believe that the state of Texas should employ death as a form of punishment. Not having lived in Texas for several years I will refrain from discussing the Willingham case at length. I have not really followed it much so I am not an authority. (Here is a good article by a current Texan and Christian.)

That being said, I will wonder aloud about a dilemma that it seems the executive office (interesting name in this context) of the state of Texas has seemingly found itself. (more…)