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London2012 Opening Ceremony: The power and the might

There were the scoffers, the doubters, the haters, and the wish-it-were-us-ers. There was the expectation, the hope, the promise, and the collective big breath. There were roles for Boris, Beckham, Cameron, and a cumbersome cameo for a chap called Romney. And then, on Friday 27th July at 9pm, the questions were answered and the negative comments rebutted. London 2012 opened …

Eye Catchers – July 20th

Here are some of the things that have caught my eye this week from around the web: How The Gospel Changes Our Apologetics, Part I Tim Keller dealing brilliantly with the biblical basis for apologetics. One of the best answers to ‘Why apologetics?’ I’ve found. Communion on the Moon: The Religious Experience in Space┬áht Micah Ruelle An interesting look at …

Pragmatism Is The Principle

In a recent article about the imprisoned Ai Weiwei, Boris Johnson highlights China’s practice of silencing their critics and opponents seemingly at will and without fuss. In a Communist country that’s rapidly emerging into superpower status, formerly agreed upon world principles, like human rights, don’t seem to hold much weight. With an economy growing at at a faster rate than …

30 Years Ago Today

30 years ago today Margaret Thatcher became Prime Minister of Great Britain. Today she continues to polarise popular opinion and even if you were too young to remember much of her time in office (as I was) you more than likely still have some strong ideas about her. For my part I see her as a courageous women who operated …