Someone On the Internet Wants You to Think That Joel Osteen Is Giving Up on Christianity

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Over the last week, a very well-organized and well-executed hoax started happening online. Someone created a fake website and Twitter account for Rev. Joel Osteen, one of the best-known pastors in the country. The website and Twitter (both using the close-but-not-quite-there name "Joel Osten" in the urls) claimed to be authored by Osteen and said that he was giving up on Christianity and didn't believe in it anymore. While that would make for a pretty insane story if it did happen, Osteen makes … [Read more...]

The Very Not-Religious Cat Power Is Wearing a Cross Necklace in Her New Video

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Cat Power, aka Chan Marshall, sports a cross necklace in her new video for "Manhattan."Normally, that might not be interesting. But Marshall has spoken out against religion many times in the past and even called it a "pyramid scheme" on Twitter recently, so what's with the neckwear all of a sudden? If you want a sense of exactly how not-interested-in-religion Marshall is, here's an excerpt from a very revealing interview in Dazed magazine: My dad was a Jehovah’s Witness. My parents both … [Read more...]

David and Priscilla Waller Welcome Son Paul

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David Waller and his wife Priscilla Waller, younger sister of Anna Duggar, welcomed their first child on Saturday. Paul William Waller weighed 9 pounds, 11 ounces and was 22 inches long. Happy new dad David wrote this post on his blog to explain the meaning of their son's name: We selected the name Paul months ago based on the incredible hero of faith in the Bible. The meaning of his name is often listed as small, little, or sometimes even humble. I think those are all traits that we should … [Read more...]

Josh Duggar Says He’s Moving to DC to Work in Politics (Updated!)

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Josh Duggar, the oldest of the Duggar kids, is finally leaving the nest. Gossip blog Naughty But Nice Rob reports that Josh, pregnant wife Anna Duggar, and their two kids will be moving to Washington, DC, so Josh can pursue a career in politics. Though Josh isn't naming his new workplace just yet, he says it's a Christian organization that promotes "family values and right to life."Josh, like the rest of the Duggar kids who are over 18, has a GED but no college education. (The Duggars frown … [Read more...]

‘Bachelor’ Sean Lowe’s Parents Prayed For Him to Get a Wife

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Last night was the conclusion of the latest season of The Bachelor, which ended with Sean Lowe (spoiler alert!) proposing to Catherine Giudici. The last episode of the season traditionally features the Bachelor or Bachelorette's family meeting the final two contestants and telling their son/daughter which one they liked better. Sean is a born-again Christian, and he's also a born-again virgin. Though he's had sex in the past, he recommitted to his faith and took a vow of celibacy until marriage. … [Read more...]

I Just Really Wanted to Post This Image from Last Week’s Episode of ‘Community’

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Thanksgiving is in March - if you're season 4 of Community and your episodes are airing way behind schedule, that is. Luckily, the episode was fun of cool stuff and some serious plot development in the form of Jeff's first meeting with his dad. But my personal favorite joke was Shirley (Yvette Nicole Brown)'s apron. I like how Community lets Shirley be devout in her faith without being a jerk or cliche. Plus, Troy (Donald Glover) is a Jehovah's Witness and there roughly zero others on TV. … [Read more...]

Viola Davis Prayed for a Husband, Then Got One

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When looking for a partner, some people try online dating. But others, like actress Viola Davis, appeal to a higher power. The Oscar-nominated star of The Help and Doubt told the New York Post, "I was the loneliest woman in the world, and someone said, 'You should just pray for a husband.' I said I wanted a big black man from the South who looked like a football player, who already had children, who maybe had been married before . . . 3 1/2 weeks later I met my husband."Viola's heaven-sent … [Read more...]


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