On this episode of The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, senior contributor Brian Myers had a conversation with Dr. E. Calvin (Cal) Beisner, founder and national spokesperson for the Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation.
We must re-think our hysteria-driven approach to energy. Fossil fuels are not evil, they have given us health and wealth, global warming extremism is.
The following book review is by Dr. James Wanliss, Associate Professor of Physics, Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC. Introduction: Maslow at the Beach One of the founders of the school of humanistic psychology, Abraham Maslow, is often given credit for the learning theory of the four stages of competence. The first is unconscious incompetence – you don’t know […]
Philippians 4:5 Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand. Moderation by definition is not about obeying a law, but using restraint where there is no law. It applies to matters of personal conscience and choice. This is easy to illustrate. There is no moderate position on abortion. You either […]
In a now well known rant, James Carville recently chastised President Obama for the lack of federal action in connection with the BP oil spill off the Gulf Coast. Carville’s cry for action from the President was the quintessential example of an American citizen desperately clinging to an absurd notion: That the government of the […]
In honor of Earth Day, I thought I’d re-post a piece I wrote a few years ago. I hope you enjoy it. A few weeks ago we were making a presentation to a prospective customer and one of his employees, when someone mentioned that a particular feature of our products and services would help in compliance with environmental regulations. […]
JP wrote about Avatar yesterday. I also saw Avatar. I loved it. I’ve been reading blogs lately, however, by evangelicals whom I respect and appreciate that show a level of repulsion for the philosophical and political agenda of the movie that I think could be looked at a bit differently. Many of my friends who […]
How should Christians view nature? Not the way many environmentalists do. We are stewards of creation, nature is not our sovereign. G.K Chesterton writes what a Christian’s perspective of nature should be: The essence of all pantheism, evolutionism, and modern cosmic religion is really in this proposition: that Nature is our mother. Unfortunately, if you […]
Some miscellany for a rainy Sunday evening (here in Des Moines anyway): Des Moines Register: Iowa poll shows Obama approval rating below 50% (not good in a state that overwhelmingly went for him) CQPolitics: Rating Change: Iowa GOP Gets Serious About Boswell Challenge (HT: Dave Price) The Iowa Republican: IDP Jefferson Jackson Dinner Live […]
Some miscellany to start the week off right… enjoy! Joe Chavez: Fallen Down But Not Destroyed CBS News: Why They’re Wild About Palin by Charles Cooper Russell Moore: What David Letterman Can Teach Us About the Gospel Adrienne Ross: Tapping into Your Inner-Rogue BreakPoint: A Godless Eden by Stan Guthrie Katie Favazza: Obama’s Priorities Tim […]
1. The Church of New People discusses how Christians are portrayed on TV. 2. Is Facebook killing us softly? 3. Thabiti Anyabwile shares video here and here from the Muslim-Christian Dialogue, of which he took part in Dubai. 4. How would you feel about your pastor making a salary package of $600,000 a year? Would […]