Archive - Nov 3, 2003

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Science, Uncertainty and Serenity

I don't worship science, but I sure enjoy it. Anything which sheds light on how little we know automatically has my ear. For every major discovery made by scientists, it seems that a whole new world of the unknown is opened up.

Saving churches (this week's newspaper column)

A couple of years after closing its doors, a local country church held an auction recently to get rid of the tables, chairs, pews, fixtures, anything movable of value, in preparation for the destruction of the building.

Country churches have been closing at a fast pace for the past twenty years. It usually is only a couple of years after services stop before the building falls.