Archive for August 2008

‘Gospel Illusionists’ Tricked Out for Jesus

August 31, 2008

Wesleyan University recently hosted the annual convention of the Fellowship of Christian Magicians, where performers were more likely to quote scripture and deliver Bible lessons than jokes.

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Airline removes life vests to lighten planes

August 28, 2008

DeaconDavid’s comment: I wonder if their insurance premiums went up after this move? Will they save enough on the cost of gas to cover the increased cost of their insurance? Just wondering…

An official with Air Canada’s regional carrier Jazz says the airline is removing life vests from all its planes to save weight and fuel.

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9-year old boy told he is too good to pitch

August 26, 2008

Jericho Scott

Some of you may have heard about 9-year old Jericho Scott who is an outstanding pitcher for a little league baseball team in New Haven, Connecticut.  He can throw up to 40 mph and after his team built a record of 8-0 is now being told that he is too good to pitch in that league.  You can read the full story HERE.  After reading the story it sounds to me like some if the parents are mad that they can’t beat this team and now want to take away one of their best wepons to try and even the playing field.  That’s just wrong and is very poor sportsmanship.  I understand that no one wants to lose, but to resort to this kind of behavior is a shame.

Let me know what you thinkby leaving your comments.

DeaconDavid

Wis. couple turns in 2 more winning $350K tickets

August 22, 2008

Verlyn and Judith Adamson of Mount Horeb each claimed a $350,000 jackpot this week for having the winning numbers in the state SuperCash drawing last Saturday.

But they didn’t mention at the time that they also held two more of the winning tickets.

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McCain unsure how many houses he owns

August 21, 2008

DeaconDavid’s comment: Do I really need to give a comment?

John McCain said in an interview Wednesday that he was uncertain how many houses he and his wife, Cindy, own.

“I think – I’ll have my staff get to you,” McCain told us in Las Cruces, N.M.

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Tiger Woods and the Jesus Shot

August 21, 2008

I am eagerly looking forward to the release of Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09.  This video just adds fuel to the fire.  The game will be released on Tuesday, August 26, 2008.  I’ll see you on Xbox Live.

Hey Tiger!  My challenge still stands to take you on while you rehab that knee.

DeaconDavid

Janet Jackson Launches ‘Pleasure Principle’ Lingerie

August 21, 2008

DeaconDavid’s comment:  Can we see Janet model the entire line for us guys that want to buy for our wives? 😉

Music Superstar, actress and fashion icon Janet Jackson has launched her own lingerie and intimates line. The Pleasure Principle collection is a collaboration with Australian fashion designer Bruno Schiavi.

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For Coach, God and Archery Are a Package Deal

August 20, 2008

Brady Ellison, Olympic Archer

DeaconDavid’s comment: I applaud and encourage anyone, especially those who have the public spotlight, who lifts up their relationship with Jesus Christ as being very important in their lives.

Kisik Lee has served the dual, if controversial, roles of the head coach of the United States archery team and a spiritual guide to some of its athletes.

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Chinese Christians finding increased freedom to worship

August 20, 2008

Officially, China allows freedom of worship for five religions: Protestantism, Catholicism, Buddhism, Islam and Taoism. But Christianity is booming, despite the restrictions.

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College drinking debate: 18 or 21?

August 19, 2008

DeaconDavid’s comment:  I say leave the drinking age at 21.  The only argument that can be made for lowering it is the military one that says you can fight and die for this country at 18, but you can’t legally drink until 21.  That doesn’t make a lot of sense, but I would not lower the drinking age, because I believe we would see an increase in the number of teenage deaths that would result from drunk driving, bad choices, STDs, etc.

College presidents from about 100 of the nation’s best-known universities, including Duke, Dartmouth and Ohio State, are calling on lawmakers to consider lowering the drinking age from 21 to 18, saying current laws encourage dangerous binge drinking on campus.

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