I received an interesting e-mail today from a group called The Christian Bloggers. They want me to join forces with them, link to their blog & sign up as a podcast recipient. The reason, they write, is that although we may have different theologies "we all share the same saviour". Get out! And I thought I was the only one who turns to Lindt in troubled times.
So I moseyed on over to check things out (sorry, no link. I don't want the junk mail). First of all, the sheer volume of information over there is mind numbing. There are sub-headings for every major Christian denomination I could possibly think of and some I've never heard of. Anglicans, Presbyterians, Missionaries, Pentecostal, Baptist, Lutheran, Episcopalian...
Then, in the FAQ section, the first question asks "Why Christian Bloggers?" The partial reply:
As we continue to head towards the endtimes, the importance of showing the church as a beacon of light and hope in this world is critical.
So here I am, living in Holy Land Central (and that there referral is probably what brought the good people of Christian Bloggers to my site in the first place) and yet: I AM THE LAST TO KNOW. Why aren't my teammates keeping us all updated? I pay taxes, work hard and duck wars and yet nobody on my side of the fence seems to think it important to notify that we're headed towards endtimes.
Thanks, Christian Bloggers. If it weren't for you I might still be in the dark. I'll take a pass on the blog offer for the time being seeing as I DO play for the other team and all. But I'll keep you in mind should the endtimes happen to include a plan for mass extermination of my people.