(Sleeping Putto, by Léon Bazille Perrault courtesy Wikipedia)"Ninety-eight percent of Heaven’s occupants are embryos," writes Valerie Tarico on AlterNet in her darkly amusing and enlightening essay "10 Reasons Christian Heaven Would Actually Be Hell." She continues: Human reproduction is designed as a big funnel. Most fertilized eggs die before implanting, followed by embryos and fetuses that self-abort, followed by babies and then little kids. A serious but startling statistical analysis b … [Read more...]
“The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven,” written by Alex Malarkey and his father, Kevin Malarkey, is a hoax but it proved God is gay — Surprised?
Let's combine the news that The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven is a hoax with Franklin Graham saying gays can't go to heaven and the evangelical theology of damnation-- and see where it leads... Share(Courtesy of Tyndale House Publishing)"The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven," written by Alex Malarkey and his father, Kevin Malarkey, a Christian therapist in Ohio is a hoax. But the Rev. Franklin Graham says Heaven is real anyway and gays can't go. In … [Read more...]
Edith Schaeffer 1914 – 2013 RIPMy mother Edith Schaeffer died today. She was the author of many books on family life and spirituality and co-founder with my father Francis Schaeffer of the evangelical ministry of L’Abri Fellowship in Switzerland. She has just gone to be with the Lord, as she would put it. She died at home which was her wish. This was made possible because of my generous sister Debby and her husband Udo who completely rearranged their lives to care for Mom in her last year … [Read more...]
Is it any coincidence that the latest war of religion that started on September 11, 2001, is being fought primarily between the United States and the Islamic world? It just so happens that no two groups of humanity are more ingrained with the doctrine of literal fundamentalist religion -- including a retributive view of God best expressed by a belief in a Hell -- than conservative Muslims and conservative Christians. American fundamentalists and Islamic fundamentalists deserve each other.And … [Read more...]
Hey, Hey Christianity Today THIS is What a Movie Review Looks Like (“Hellbound? Reviewed in Variety)
From VarietyPosted: Sun., Sep. 23, 2012, 7:43pm PT New U.S. Release Hellbound? (Documentary -- Canada) By JUSTIN CHANG An Area 23A (in North America) release presented with Kevin Miller Xi Prods. Produced by David Rempel, Miller. Executive producer, David Krysko. Directed, written by Kevin Miller. With: Sharon Baker, Glen Benton, Mike Bickle, Gregory A. Boyd, Evan Brown, David Bruce, Jaime Clark-Soles, Ray Comfort, Ron Dart, Kevin DeYoung, Mark Driscoll, Richard … [Read more...]