Are Pastors Better Speakers Than Atheists?

Here’s something worth debating, courtesy of an interview with atheist director Matthew Chapman (The Ledge): Interviewer: You were convinced that a movie would be more powerful in representing atheists than any number of books and speakers. Chapman: You were at the national convention in Iowa. Some of the atheist speakers were pretty good, but you [Read More...]

Don’t Blame the Priest for Acting Catholic

Loetta Johnson died recently and, at her funeral, her daughter Barbara Johnson went up to receive communion from Rev. Marcel Guarnizo. What happened next made national news: The priest refused Johnson, who is gay, the sacramental bread and wine. “He covered the bowl with the Eucharist with his hand and looked at me, and said [Read More...]

Another Problem with ‘Purity’

Libby Anne, who grew up thinking sex was only something reserved for marriage, talks about one of the byproducts of that way of thinking: The belief that all men only wanted one thing from her. Eventually, I ended up kind of scared of guys my age, because, after all, they were all sex-crazed maniacs who [Read More...]

In News That Won’t Surprise You, Kirk Cameron Said Something Stupid on TV

Kirk Cameron appeared on Piers Morgan last night to promote his “documentary” Monumental. But the focus was on his misguided beliefs, including the notion that homosexuality is immoral: MORGAN: What is your view of gay marriage? CAMERON: I feel like I just got imported into the Christine O’Donnell interview you did back in August. MORGAN: [Read More...]

The Indoctrination Begins at a Young Age

I can’t believe no one brought this to my attention before, but Parisian photographer Malo created a series of images of professions babies could one day fall into through the eyes of their parents. Two of them are just frightening: I think Malo spoke to my parents for this one: This little piggy went to [Read More...]


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