Being Children of the Darkness …

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As children, from wherever the reasons stem, we worry about monsters under our bed or the boogieman in our closet.  We are taught to hate – or at least fear – the darkness.  After all, God calls us to the light.   We are people of the light. In Barbara Brown Taylor’s new book, Learning to [Read More...]

Frank Schaeffer: The God-Believing Atheist

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One phrase comes to mind, time and again, when I think of Frank Schaeffer: “THINK AGAIN.” Any time I think I have a handle on things theological, he seems to find the thread, hanging from the edges, and gives it a good, solid yank. Such is the case once again with his newest book, “Why [Read More...]

Exploding Whales, Quiverfull Scandals and Scary Russians (CultureCast)

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Yes, we’re late on getting this post-Easter show out. Whaddaya want, your money back? As we try to recover from our collective post-Easter hangovers, the topics range from stomach-turning in the gross sense to stomach turning in the scary sense. Nothing like variety! Andy quizzes the CultureCast team on the best way to remove a [Read More...]

Church Sign Epic Fails, “Longer Than Sex” edition

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You know, it’s bad enough trying to compete with the media’s portrayal of beauty and sexuality without God being better at THAT than me too…   [Read more...]

Sarah Palin’s Dying Breed of Christianity

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Few of us were surprised when we heard the clip of Sarah Palin making the uncouth and insensitive remark at the National Rifle Association meeting about how “waterboarding is how we baptize terrorists.”  Clearly she lacks self-awareness or will do or say anything to grab a headline. The unfortunate and disturbing truth is that she [Read More...]

Why I Feel Sorry for Donald Sterling

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Donald Sterling, eccentric billionaire and owner – at least for the moment – of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, learned firsthand the weight of his own words on Tuesday. After allegedly being recorded making numerous racist remarks about African-Americans (both on his team and otherwise), the National Basketball Association handed him a lifetime suspension from association [Read More...]

Church Sues State for Marriage Equality

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Never before has a major Christian denomination sued state government in the United States over their marriage laws. At least until today, that is. This morning, representatives of the national body of the United Church of Christ filed a lawsuit against the state of North Carolina for violation of their right to religious freedom under [Read More...]

Doing the White Guy Shuffle…

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There is a seismic shift of sorts underway in the landscape of late-night television. Jay Leno has been replaced by Jimmy Fallon. Letterman will soon be replaced by Stephen Colbert. Seth Myers also is entering the late-night fray, along with the current stable of talking heads, like Jimmy Kimmel, Conan O’Brien, Jon Stewart… Noticing a [Read More...]

Heartbleed, Holy Chickens and Hancocks (CultureCast)

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Amy shows off her yodeling and confesses that she and Christian *might* have a problem with Candy Crush. In the echo chamber, Andy talks about the Heartbleed internet security flaw and why maybe you should hold off on changing all your passwords. The crew talks about how Chick-Fil-A may be getting back into their good [Read More...]

Church Sign Epic Fails, “Anal Egg Hunt” Edition

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This is what you get when the blog you follow is run by a guy who works at a church. But these were worth waiting for.   [Read more...]


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