Archive for April, 2008

Athabasca in Communion with ANiC

Very exciting news.  I wrote about it here and here.

Anglican Network in Canada

There’s a very interesting discussion thread going on at the Essentials blog here. Take a look especially at comment #120. The Reader’s Digest version is that the priest in this parish disciplined members of his parish, following all the biblical and cannonical rules. The bishop didn’t like it, so he turfed the priest. The interesting thing is, that ANiC hadn’t even been on the radar for this parish. They hadn’t heard of us, weren’t interested in joining at all, until their bishop showed his true colours. His heavy handedness revealed the true state of the Anglican Church of Canada to them. Interesting the way that played out, isn’t it?

Scary

If you take the maxim that people who forget their history are doomed to repeat it, this little gem over at The Reformed Pastor is pretty damn scary…..

Hockey

So, Daniel Alfredsson and Mike Fisher are sidelined indefinitely – both injured in a game against the Maple Leafs who were already out of the playoffs, in questionable hits.  Alfredsson did have his head down, but the Maple Leaf player could have just tapped him – he didn’t have to complete the check.  He knew that Alfredsson’s head was down.   I am really beginning to think that it is going to take the death of an NHL player on the ice before the NHL takes things like this seriously.

Stalin is Spinning in his Grave…

…and this is a good thing. Seriously, I think you have to have experienced the 1980s to truly appreciate the following:

Embedding is disabled on these, but you really should go see them, here and here.

There’s also these:

This one actually appears to have been filmed in Red Square:

I was a teenager in the ’80s, in the era of the doomsday clock. If someone had told me that it would every be possible for a Finnish band to be playing with the Russian Red Army choir in Red Square….I’d’ve laughed.

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