Monthly Archives: April 2011

Polk County School Board Has Reasonable Budget Discussion

It was nice to see in The Ledger today that members of the Polk County School Board are considering cutting their own salaries to help offset the budget crisis they are trying to work through. According to Merissa Green’s article … Continue reading

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Monday Faith Links: Do We Gloss Over Good Friday Because It’s Uncomfortable?

I want to start off these links with another good article from Relevant Magazine, which again is quickly becoming one of my favorite destinations for modern Christian perspectives. There were a number of good Easter related stories from Relevant, but … Continue reading

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Florida Still Looming Large in 2012 GOP Presidential Race

The 2012 election is quickly approaching, and Florida is once again going to be a major player, especially in the GOP primary. I know, how’s that for being Captain Obvious? But there was a very interesting article about the situation … Continue reading

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The Rob Bell/Who Goes to Hell (If There Even Is One) Debate

If you follow religious commentary, keep up with Christian publishing, or follow just about any pastor on Twitter, you’re probably aware of the firestorm that started a few weeks ago about Rob Bell’s new book, Love Wins. The controversy started … Continue reading

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Monday Faith Links: Church Marketing, Death, and Burning the Qur’an

This is my first attempt at what I intend to be a weekly feature, aggregating some of the more interesting faith-related links that I have found while either surfing the Web, keeping watch on Twitter, in emails, etc., etc. These … Continue reading

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How Bad Was Tampa Bay Rays’ Attendance on Thursday?

We’re already in the midst of an attendance battle with the Tampa Bay Rays again, as they drew their smallest crowd since 2007 on Thursday night against the Minnesota Twins. It seems we go through this every year, and I … Continue reading

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What the 540A Corridor Should Look Like, and Other Recent News

When I first saw Tom Palmer of The Ledger post that the county was going to being considering a plan for the future development of County Road 540A about a week ago, I was intrigued. He fleshed out that original … Continue reading

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Lakeland Keeps FHSAA Basketball Finals Until 2014

Lakeland is still home for the state basketball finals. The Florida High School Athletics Association on Tuesday selected The Lakeland Center as the site for the boys and girls state tournaments for the next three years (2012-14). Executive Director Mike … Continue reading

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FHSAA’s Announcement on Host Site for State Basketball Postponed

We’ll have to wait a few more days to find out if Lakeland is keeping the state basketball finals. The FHSAA has pushed back its announcement expected to be today until Tuesday, according to spokesman Seth Polansky. Executive Director Roger … Continue reading

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