> IN CASE you haven't been following all the action, this is what the Covenant missionaries in Japan have been up to. ~ link
> I'M SURE that I'm not the first person to figure this out, but if you take a Quaker Chewy Granola Bar -- "Low Fat S'mores" and stick it in the microwave for 10 seconds or so, it's a pretty good substitute for the real thing -- even if you do have to eat it with a fork. Do take it out of the wrapper before cooking, though.
> A COBRA, AWOL from the Bronx Zoo, is now tweeting. And he has over 100,000 followers. You just never know what will capture the imagination of America. ~ BBC
> NOW THE SHERIFF has 30 pilots in his posse who are donating their planes and time to patrol the southern border of Maricopa County. They're looking for illegal immigrants and drug smugglers. You definitely have to give the guy credit for creativity. What other county has a posse with 30 pilots? ~ link
> AT LEAST one of the weather forecasters is predicting 100° for Phoenix on Friday. Another is saying 99°. No foolin'.
> WATCHING SHERWOOD BAPTIST CHURCH, from somewhere in Georgia, on TV. Even Baptist worship ain't what it used to be. There is hope -- although they really need a ukulele or two in the massive worship leadership team/choir/band/orchestra. How can such a huge church miss something so obvious?
> CEB STUDY BIBLE coming in 2013. The CEB has a few quirks and peculiarities but this may be a sleeper translation that tips the Bible scales in America. ~ link
> I DON'T know if there is a verifiable study to back this up, but it seems true -- "On average, it takes 12-20 revelatory events to lead someone to Christ in our day." ~ Steve Sjogren