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How our church (doesn’t) prepare for an active shooter

Thom Rainer just wrote an article how to prepare your church for an active shooter. Thom’s work is mainly for Americans and I get that and his article is just for Americans. It’s not for Europeans, it’s not for Chinese or Japanese or Australians. It’s not for South Africans, West Africans or people living in South America. It’s not for Russians or Iranians or the Indonesians. It’s not for Canadians or East Africans. There are a handful of countries in the world it might be for – parts of ISIS…

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The Curiosity Index (08.11.2017)

How did new atheism fail so miserably This is a really interesting piece from Scott Alexander (who is an atheist). “The New Atheists accomplished the seemingly impossible task of alienating a society that agreed with them about everything.” Universe shouldn’t exist, CERN physicists conclude Yet here we are. A Biblical “Miracle” Could Be One of the First Documented Solar Eclipses Did the sun really stand still? Maybe not. Resignation syndrome: Sweden’s mystery illness This is a very strange story. 17 Science Fiction Books That Forever Changed The Genre I like…

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The Curiosity Index (Luther edition)

I know Reformation 500 day was last week but I was otherwise engaged, so here are a few articles that are still worth a read. Why Insist on Justification by Grace? Andrew Wilson on the heart of the matter: “You think the best way to produce the fruit Roman Catholics (rightly) want is to teach Protestant doctrine? Yes, sir. Happy Reformation 500.” Why Arminians Should Celebrate Reformation 500 This is a good article from a different angle and should help correct some of the many misconceptions Calvinists have of Arminians.…

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