Bow, Yield, Kneel — Everywhere A Sign

Came across this church reader board yesterday while I was driving. It's in front of the Calvary Assembly of God castle in Amsterdam, New York. I know you can't read it. The pic was taken with my cellphone camera, through a dirty windshield, and while I was stopped at a red light. It says "TO YIELD TO GOD'S WILL MEANS TO SURRENDER YOUR OWN WILL." The message was instantly repulsive. Surrender your will? I mean ... surrender your will? Who teaches that?? … [Read more...]

The Funny Thing About Sexual Harassment. And Then the Unfunny Thing.

Tell you a coupla stories: When I was about 16, I worked part-time as a stock boy and gofer at the central office of a chain of health clubs in Houston. One of my not-quite-co-workers was Bobby, a big black guy who was the right-hand man of the distribution director. The performance of our duties would normally almost never put Bobby and I in the same room together, but I saw him everyday anyway. … [Read more...]


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