Rays of light
Still in Margate. Not my first choice to spend a day but the plan is to decompress a little before the Chunnel to Paris this weekend. In the meantime, there's been some happy developments across the pond:
The insane Fred Phelps clan went to picket the University of Chicago and didn't quite get the reaction they expected:
I knew there was a reason I love frat boys! Incidents like this, explains Christian writer Michael Spencer, is why he sees the Evangelical movement collapsing within the next decade. One can only hope! I really enjoyed this insightful comment from the Beliefnet blog:
"I'm utterly dismayed by the number of people who have adopted the label "Christian" for its tribal association, and not for any spiritual succor beyond belonging to a power structure."
And the scales shall fall from their eyes! Speaking of eyes, here's the UK magazine I will definitely be searching for at the WH Smith in the rail station:
Gethin Jones AND the Pet Shop Boys? Somebody in England loves me! Let's hope the French feel the same way...