Option one:Option Two: Which one do you like best? (I think the second one was reconfigured to show better on Facebook.) I got really behind in rabbit chasing, so expect another list in a day or two. Faster Fostering: “not…all Christians are called to adopt or foster but all Christians are called to care for […]
We've known for a while now that Clemson University head football coach Dabo Swinney is a Christian who proselytizes on the job. His players have had baptisms on the field with staff participation. Swinney hired a team chaplain. He sent the entire team to a Fellowship of Christian Athletes breakfast event in 2011. Show More Summary
Stephen Pihlaja on free speech versus hate speech on YouTube.
Mücahid Cihad Han, a Muslim televangelist who hosts a TV show in Turkey, received a viewer's question last week concerned masturbation. The viewer said he enjoyed it despite being married, even touching himself when he visited Mecca.In response, a flustered Han said that masturbation is a sin. Show More Summary
Paul HarveyJust a brief interruption in our normal schedule for a reminder of the true origins of Memorial Day, from Charleston, South Carolina just after the Civil War. We first posted about it here four years ago. This classic David...Show More Summary
A round-up of the week's religion news.
Last year, I posted about Nathan Deming's 20-minute film about giving up his faith and regaining both his sexuality and sanity. It's called "Tongues" (some scenes NSFW):
People (and I include myself in this) complain a lot about the quality of Catholic media … often with good cause. There are many of reasons for this, but a major one is budget. There aren’t too many big-money backers circling out there to fund Catholic film and TV projects (frankly, there aren’t a lot [...]
Witty introduction, not in the Advance Reader Copy, to appear here in print edition. R. T. Kendall pastored at Westminster Chapel for 25 years and has authored dozens of books. As part of a continuing series at Premier Christianity, here is his Open Letter to the U.K. Church. The Cross and the Crescent: “I really […]
This jumps you into the middle of an article by Benjamin L. Corey at the blog Formerly Fundie, where he takes a fresh look at prayer. If it whets your appetite for more, click the link at the bottom. Take a season being Opposite George with your prayer life. My favorite Seinfeld was the Opposite […]
A few years ago I posted about two little boys who were fighting cancer, named Gus and Sam. At the time, Gus was four and had recently undergone brain surgery to remove a tumor; Sam was six and was undergoing...
A round-up of the week's religion news.
DAY 37: PRAIRIE WEDDING Driving west from Massachusetts to Seattle, I noticed a shift midway through Minnesota. The beginning of prairie. The skies opened up like my memories of Texas, sunset a great splash of watercolors across the most immense...
You are going to die. If this troubles you, it shouldn’t; you should get over it and get on with living.Here's why.
If we're going to be consistent, we should weed out all the heretics -- not just Rob Bell or World Vision. The post 6 “Heretics” Who Should Be Banned From Evangelicalism appeared first on OnFaith.
Surgeons, set down your scalpels. Cindy Jacobs, co-founder of Generals International, has turned your hard-earned diplomas into mere toilet paper.On a recent trip to Argentina, Cindy and her husband Mike Jacobs took to the stage in a packed church for two nights of healing the ill and broken in an untraditional (and medically unsound) way. Show More Summary
Muslims Don't Just Condemn Everything – They Defend Your Right to Everything! How would you react if you came to learn Western Muslim leaders had stated, “We don't support the views of the Ku Klux Klan, but we defend their right to walk...Show More Summary
That time of the week… A firm policy of complementarianism can easily lead to “hyper-headship” which is a hop, skip and a jump away from the potential for domestic abuse. Now, some changes in policy at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minnesota, where John Piper pastored. Who Would Dare to Love ISIS? Just. Watch. This. A […]
Ethiopian-Israeli organizers and activists led civil disobedience today in Tel Aviv to call Israel’s attention to racist, police brutality happening here, just days after a similar protest in Jerusalem (sparked by video of police beating an Ethiopian-Israeli man) was met with violence. Show More Summary
The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses why Ted Cruz's run for President could be a gift to atheists.