Update to Comments Policy (April 2014)
Unfortunately, my schedule recently has made moderating and responding to comments something I do not regularly have the time to adequately support. But, rather than complete turn off all commenting, I have instead decided to strongly moderate all comments. Comments are not completely closed, but there is now a good chance your comment will not be posted if I find it does not help support the goals of my blog and/or I do not have time to respond appropriately. Sorry. Other comment rules below still apply.
In general, I want discussion to flow on this blog as I would want to shepherd it in an adult Bible study class. This goals of this blog are largely limited to three areas:
- Force me to keep thinking regularly about my God, his holy word the Bible, and the truths that are contained within it.
- Encourage, challenge and equip other Christians.
- Expose the false teachings that are contrary to the Christian faith.
I reserve the right to remove anyone’s comments that I do not think are edifying to the Christian faith and do not satisfy those three goals. I may, at times, support dialog with people who disagree with me, and other times may not when I do not think it is helpful. It also means that I will not allow my blog to be a platform for false teaching (because it is my blog). Practically this means that all comments can be moderated at my capricious whims.
- Be on topic (which means read my post completely before commenting).
- Be polite and keep everything G-rated.
- Keep all comments under 500 words. WordPress does not appear to let me monitor this automatically, so I may just remove a post when it seems too long. Posting 4 successive comments less than 500 words does not allow you exemption from this rule. Most of my posts are less than 500 words, so your reply should be also.
- Your comments may be deleted or portions deleted without explanation.
- All rules are subject to be modified or ignored by the moderator (that’s me) at any time and without notification or explanation.