News Flash: We are selling off House Of Mo

You read that right: after 3 years, 1,265 Posts and 1,326 Comments, we are selling off my personal playground and general digital media experiment, House Of Mo. Following The Money Why? Running House of Mo has been fun, but it hasn’t generated sustainable returns, financially. We have looked at the resources we put into it and what the site sucks out of us. The verdict is that it isn’t worth keeping. It is time for…

"News Flash: We are selling off House Of Mo"

A question about the bible and slavery

I had a discussion with a friend of mine some hours ago. I had questions and wanted to get his insight into the matter. I asked him: “Why does the bible not identify slavery as an evil? Under the Old Testament, slavery was accepted as the norm and was even practised by the Jews. Under the New Testament, we have commandments for slaves to obey their masters. We have commandments to treat slaves fairly. Not…

"A question about the bible and slavery"

Tribute: The Incredible President Barack Obama

Intelligent, delivers the greatest speeches, sings the house down, plays music, dances great, is a great standup comedian, connects with people at all levels, is elegant and aristocratic, yet can walk and talk and eat with common folks…. He was the Incredible President. All that general talk of how a leader shouldnt act like this or that, shouldn’t be too playful or fun, shouldn’t be too accessible, bla bla bla…Water off a duck’s back. Obama…

"Tribute: The Incredible President Barack Obama"

Better Advice: Aim to get it right each time

Everywhere you turn, young people are being told that in order to succeed they need to double their failure rate. In other words, fail often in order to increase your chances of success. I don’t understand this “double your failure rate” thing people are being told. For example, if our parents had given us this lame advice, we’d all have failed our exams twice or thrice or ten times in order to get into secondary…

"Better Advice: Aim to get it right each time"

God’s love expects something in return

If you were raised in church, you probably grew up being told that God’s love is the kind that does not expect anything in return. You probably believed it too. Hopefully, you will come to see how that statement is false in every way possible. God demands that we love Him back. He demands obedience too. Surely, that is some expectation. No? Yes; God loved us before we were capable of loving Him. But He…

"God’s love expects something in return"