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Pastor wounded in drive-by shooting outside Conn. church

2 days agoNews : NY Daily News

A pastor was injured in the first of two drive-by shootings to strike Hartford, Conn. as he prepared for a Memorial Day sermon, reports said

8 Arizona Pastors Create 'Progressive Christianity: Fact or Fiction' Sermon Series; Local Progressive Pastor Says They're Trying to 'Alienate' People Who Don't Interpret the Bible Literally

Eight conservative Arizona pastors have banded together to teach a sermon series to their local community titled "Progressive Christianity: Fact or Fiction," but one local United Methodist Church pastor, who holds more progressive views on the Bible, says they're trying to alienate people who don't interpret the Scriptures literally.

Well Done!

Jonathan Edwards is best known for his sermon "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" and his role in one of the great spiritual awakenings in the United States. He also was the third president of Princeton University.

Pastor Called Obama’s Mother ‘White Trash': Says Blacks Don’t Deserve A Black President

Dr. James David Manning, pastor of ATLAH World Missionary Church in New York, is known to be outspoken and a controversial preacher. He criticizes and humiliates his congregation during his sermons. He has taken it too far by calling President Barack Obama’s deceased mother “white trash” and a myriad of other derogatory names. Show More Summary

This Catholic Church Hired Actors to Teach Priests How to Be Better Public Speakers

Catholic masses are so famously boring, they're often the butt of jokes. Now, a church in Detroit is trying to fix that by hiring a couple of professional actors to teach priests how to be more interesting during sermons:

Chastened Catholic Church leaders take back seat in Irish gay marriage referendum

last weekReligion : FaithWorld

Its word was once law in Ireland on everything from contraception to divorce. Now, shorn of much of its influence, the Catholic Church has limited campaigning on Friday's gay marriage referendum to sermons to its remaining flock.

Theology Feud Pits Half of Town's Protestant Churches Against Another

Coordinated sermon series against ‘progressive Christianity’ seeks to ‘demonstrate the unity of the body of Christ.’ A feud over theology has led an unusual ecumenical project in a small Arizona town. Eight churches—including Baptist,...Show More Summary

Former Mars Hill Pastor Mark Driscoll Returns to Seattle to Preach at Gold Creek Community Church

Mark Driscoll, who resigned last October as the lead pastor of the Seattle-based Mars Hill megachurch due to a controversy surrounding his leadership style, delivered a sermon at Gold Creek Community Church in Mill Creek near downtown Seattle on Sunday.

Ayatollah Khamenei: US Is Main Sponsor of Terrorism

Obama’s peace partner Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei was back out attacking the United States during his Friday sermon this past week. The Ayatollah accused the US of being the top supporter and plotter of terrorism. US is the supporter& plotter … Continue reading ?

Florida Sheriff, Unable to Separate His Faith from His Job, Delivers Sermon in Uniform

The last time I wrote about Polk County (Florida) Sheriff Grady Judd was in 2010, when he was removing basketball hoops from the local prison and giving them away to local churches. When Judd was asked why he wouldn't give the hoops to a secular organization, his response (referencing an atheist group) was, "Why should I kowtow?"... Show More Summary

TEXAS: Southern Poverty Law Center Adds Two Churches To Hate Groups List

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via John Wright at the Texas Observer: Pastor Donnie Romero has gone viral. “I’m going to explain to you why God wants these people to be put to death,” Romero declared during a sermon in December. “The word of God is very clear that...Show More Summary

The Believer In the Public Square

On Saturday, I’ll deliver my first  actual sermon at an Apologetics conference in Chicago.  I submit it here now for your consideration.  Frankly, if I keep staring at it, I’m going to make changes again, so I’m getting  it in the wild now. Show More Summary

The Food Sermon Puts a Hybridized, Healthful Spin on Caribbean Cuisine

Grilled Branzino: whole branzino, fennel, lime, mace, and aniseed 3. Grilled Branzino: whole branzino, fennel, lime, mace, and aniseed. Photo: Kathryn Palmieri/New York Magazine Crown Heights isn’t lacking for Caribbean restaurants, but the Food Sermon, which opened in February, brings something new to the neighborhood. Show More Summary

For Our Consideration: Saluting Ronnie James Dio, metal’s uncool godfather

A little over three minutes into “Temple Doors,” the opening track from the debut album by Philadelphia doom metal band Crypt Sermon, frontman Brooks Wilson sings the seemingly nonsensical phrase “fool, fool.” The words float there, isolated, between the song’s first chorus and second verse, and they don’t appear again. Show More Summary

Mike Huckabee Denounced Monty Python As Blasphemy

Mother Jones quotes a Mike Huckabee sermon from 1979: There was a time in this country when a movie like The Life of Brian which, I just read—thank God the theaters in Little Rock decided not to show, but it’s showing all over the Fort Worth–Dallas area, which is a mockery, which is a blasphemy […]

Huckabee on Life of Brian

In 1979, Mike Huckabee gave a sermon that included a discussion of Life of Brian. There was a time in this country when a movie like The Life of Brian which, I just read — thank God the theaters in Little Rock decided not to show, but it’s showing all over the Fort Worth–Dallas area, […]

In 1979 Sermon Against ‘Life Of Brian,’ Young Mike Huckabee Was Already One Biggus Dickus

Now that he’s “running for president” again, very serious contender Mike Huckabee has to endure all sorts of embarrassments, like people quoting all the dumb things Mike Huckabee has ever said. It just comes with the territory — the embarrassing naked baby pictures of politics. Show More Summary

That Time Mike Huckabee Preached Against Booze, Sex, and Monty Python

Good luck tracking down sermons from Mike Huckabee's two decades as a Baptist preacher. The GOP presidential candidate, who once started a television station out of his church to broadcast his sermons, kept those tapes under wraps during...Show More Summary

Obama admin stonewalls on IRS proposal to monitor churches for ‘political’ sermons

The Alliance Defending Freedom and Judicial Watch demand transparency on what the IRS talked about with the Freedom From Religion Foundation.

New Orleans Pastor Drops Dead After Telling Congregation, 'If The Lord Called Me Now I'm Ready'

A New Orleans pastor collapsed suddenly and died in the middle of preaching a sermon at Greater Saint Mary Baptist Church in the Algiers community on Sunday after declaring to his congregation: "If the Lord called me now, I'm ready....

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