I’m not UMC, but I’m on the edge of my seat to see how today goes. Could we see the first mainline denomination hold the orthodox line on human sexuality? Would the bishops actually enforce the discipline? Will the progressives remain and continue to make life painful?

One wonders whether when the dust settles […], there might be a genuine ecumenical koinonia, if not formal union, of Methodists and Anglicans […] as a part of the one holy, catholic and apostolic church.

Contending Anglican

When the Arnold women want tea after dinner, we do it right. ☕️

It’s interesting to watch folk who intentionally moved to rural areas and continue to support low property taxes (and thus poorer infrastructure) complain when the lack of said infrastructure causes flooding, etc.

As always, in a time of need, the Mississippi Mass Choir brings a word. With God’s help, I can make it to May. — Hold on Soldier

Y’all, pray for me in my last weeks at VDS. I’m at my breaking point. 🙏

Y’all, this is seriously so good! Creation, Fall, Exodus, Exile, Messiah, and New Creation in a little book that kept my one-year-old son’s attention.

‘No Creed But the Bible’ Subverts the Bible • Better said: “The Three Creeds, Nicene Creed, Athanasius’s Creed, and that which is commonly called the Apostles’ Creed, ought thoroughly to be received and believed: for they may be proved by most certain warrants of Holy Scripture.”

It’s happened. I’ve been so deep into Python I forgot a semicolon in some Perl code today. Lord, have mercy. 🐍 🐪

I think one of the greatest feelings in software development is bringing an order to chaos.

Reading Freud — don’t ask — I’m taken by how the Church became classified as the crazy ones contra the psychologist in the 20th Century.

As a German-speaker, I read “Kinder Dating” very differently…

Angelus Domini nuntiavit Mariæ, et concepit de Spiritu Sancto.

Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum. Benedicta tu in mulieribus, et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Iesus. Sancta Maria, Mater Dei, ora pro nobis peccatoribus, nunc et in hora mortis nostræ. Amen.

A month into my “Women, Psychology, and Religion” course at VDS, I still haven’t found a more compelling voice and example for womanhood and femininity than the Theotokos, the Most Blessed Mary, Mother of God.

I think this should be the official logo of Windows.

Y’all, just a periodic reminder to contact me if you’ve got any 80s or 90s computers or handhelds you no longer want. I’m always looking for additions to my collection!

When Debian says “slim” they mean it. No syslog!