Google search missing after Firefox update

My Firefox program did an auto update yesterday, and today when I went to search for something, I noticed that results were being returned by Yahoo’s search service. I had disabled it from the Firefox search bar a long time. To add to my consternation, when I went to put Google seach as my default …

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City sales tax…

Jason has a great blog entry questioning the need for an ongoing sales tax in our town when the city cannot even fully account for where it’s spent the last $15+ million. For those of you wanting to know, I’d encourage you to attend tonight’s Council meeting (May 30 at 6:00 at City Hall).

Ode to Jerry Falwell

Tall Skinny Kiwi says that Falwell will be remembered for “TV ministry, money issues (did he really receive 3.5 million from the Moonies), fundamentalism, politics, Moral Majority, Religious Right, Liberty University, welcoming Catholics, lawsuits with Penthouse and Hustler, overplaying his cards at 911, strong views against homosexuality and abortion . . and tele-tubbies.” He also …

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Next time you’re in DC on a Sunday…

As many of you know, Caro and I were recently able to go to D.C. with some leaders from our area to petition our Congressfolks for various economic growth items. While there, we enjoyed our visit to Capitol Hill Baptist Church where Mark Dever is pastor. Great expository teacher! However, I recently stumbled across a …

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Popularized idolatry gives back

Whoa. Did you see the total raised by last week’s American Idol “Gives Back“? It’s over $60 million so far… and counting. What do you think about that? What are is the historical and cultural perspective for this “instant” fund-raising and mobilization of such a large scale charitable push?