Pope Francis To “Creationists” GET LOST!

Pope Francis I stated that God should not seen as a “magician with a magic wand.” Pope Francis also said that evolution and the Big Bang theory are both true. In other words he believes in paradox!VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis on Monday (Oct. 27) waded into the controversial debate over the origins of human life, saying the big bang theory did not contradict the role of a divine creator, but even required it. The pope was addressing the plenary assembly of the Pontifical Academy of Scien … [Read more...]

Jesus Was not an Evangelical nor a Conservative Roman Catholic Bishop: He Did Not “Believe in the Bible” nor in “The Church”

Jesus never could have been the pastor of an evangelical church nor a conservative Roman Catholic bishop. Evangelicals and conservative Roman Catholics thrive on drawing distinctions between their "truth" and other people's failings. Jesus by contrast, set off an empathy time bomb that obliterates difference.Jesus' empathy bomb explodes every time a former evangelical puts love ahead of what the "Bible says." It goes off every time Pope Francis puts inclusion ahead of dogma. It goes off … [Read more...]

Frank Schaeffer v. Texas (The Interview) “From Francis Schaeffer to Christopher Hitchens”

Luke Norsworthy Search SKIP TO CONTENTABOUT LUKENEWSWORTHY WITH NORSWORTHY PODCAST FRANK SCHAEFFER: WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD. LISTEN to the INTERVIEW HERE: OCTOBER 26, 2014 LUKE LEAVE A COMMENT04:1259:07Author Frank Schaeffer joins the show to discuss growing up as Evangelical royalty, embracing paradox, choosing empathy over theology, asking “What is beautiful?” How religion hurts people, yet he’s still at church … [Read more...]

Calling for Southern States to Secede From the Nation Over Gay Marriage

Douglas MacKinnon Calls For Southern U.S. To Secede As Anti-Gay Nation Called 'Reagan'The Huffington Post  | By Curtis M. WongPosted: 10/23/2014 4:28 pm EDT Updated: 10/23/2014 10:59 pm EDTA former Reagan administration aide is calling for southern U.S. states to secede from the nation over that region's more conservative stance on same-sex marriage and other rights pertaining to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.Douglas MacKinnon made the remar … [Read more...]

The Worst Idea since ISIS: American Evangelical Ex-Military Mercenaries Heading To Iraq to Fight ISIS “For God” Yes, it IS Happening!

Can you think of a worse idea than evangelicals, who believe they are serving God by killing Muslims, fighting Muslims who think they are serving God by killing Christians?The US government should crack down as hard on both the evangelical free-lance American mercenaries going to Iraq to fight ISIS and on American Muslims heading overseas to fight for ISIS. These people who want to fight in the name of Jesus or Allah are all a threat to us.On BBC Radio 4 (Newshour, October 20, 2014) a … [Read more...]

For All My Sisters Who Might Feel Like Giving Up in This Stinking Misogynistic Pit We call the World

There are women reading this who have known despair, will know despair or are in despair at this moment. This is for you sister!Black, white, brown, gay, straight, queer, bi, trans, old, young, mother, single, grandmother-- if you are a woman you live in a world of perpetual insult. Nowhere is it clearer that we humans are merely jumped-up half-evolved primates than in the way our species treats women. As a man who loves his muse, best friend and life-partner—Goddess Genie—and has loved her f … [Read more...]

Here’s (some of) what’s at Stake if the Republicans Take the Senate

WARIf Republicans gain the Senate majority in November, President Barack Obama will face pressure from Congress to send ground troops into Iraq and Syria."Frankly, I know of no military expert who believes we are going to defeat ISIS with this present strategy," Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said at a Pacific Council on International Policy conference on last Saturday."We may be able to 'contain,' but to actually defeat ISIS is going to require more boots on the ground, more vigorous … [Read more...]

“The god of the church had been made small and placed in a box…”

My new book is now in bookstores. Barnes & Noble has stocked it in big numbers. So have many smaller stores. Please help me spread the word! Please check your local store. I want to help my book find new readers and also help bookstores! I’m working my butt off traveling and speaking—for FREE—to audiences all over the US and Canada. In response I’m getting email and FB messages by the hundreds like this one:“For the first time in two decades I felt that I was listening to someone who unde … [Read more...]


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