LBCF, No. 163: ‘Speakerphone!’

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/slacktivist/2017/12/08/lbcf-no-163-speakerphone/

http://admin.patheos.com/blogs/slacktivist/?p=35752

All you need is a highlighter and a Bible and you can create your very own Antichrist check list. Your list and your speculation about the identity of the Antichrist might end up being wrong, but don't worry -- you won’t be any wronger than everyone else who’s ever played this game.

The Muslims who keep the peace at Christianity’s holiest site

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/slacktivist/2017/12/01/muslims-keep-peace-christianitys-holiest-site/

http://admin.patheos.com/blogs/slacktivist/?p=35710

I guess how I view this long, true story depends on what kind of mood I'm in. Usually I just find it depressing -- generations of Christians at each others' throats over control of what should be a holy site. But seen another way, it's a hopeful story.