Check Out This Trailer for a Fascinating Documentary About How Evangelical Christians Deal with Sex

If I asked you to describe evangelical Christianity, “sex-negative” would undoubtedly be near the top of the list. The culture that embraces purity rings, and abstinence-only sex education, and compares women who have fooled around to a glass of spit-up food that no one would want to drink has warped a lot of people’s minds about what constitutes healthy, safe sex.

A few years ago, I posted about a Kickstarter campaign for a movie all about the relationship between Christianity and sex.

That movie — Give Me Sex Jesus — is finally premiering later this month (at least a version of the final film, anyway) and will hopefully be available to view online soon.

Check out this trailer:



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Hey, Kids! If You Don’t Listen in Church, God Will Kill You

Jehovah’s Witness leaders have a simple message for children: Pay attention at meetings or you will be killed… just like Noah would’ve been.

You can see it in their latest propaganda video:



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What Happens When People Pray to Different Gods for the Same Thing?

You can see how that plays out at The Perry Bible Fellowship.

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Updates on the Daughter of Homeschooling Christian Parents Who Needed Help Obtaining Essential Life Documents

A couple of days ago, we learned about Alecia Faith Pennington, a 19-year-old woman who grew up in a homeschooling Christian household. Because of her parents’ disdain for government regulation of any kind, Alecia had no birth certificate (she was home-birthed), social security number, or school records (she was home-schooled).

The lack of identification meant she couldn’t obtain a driver’s license, go to college, vote, or even apply for a job. She made a plea for help:

There have been a few updates to this story worth sharing:

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Are You an Atheist Politician? If You’re British, It Will Help You, Says New Survey

According to a survey released yesterday by YouGov, nearly a third of British adults don’t believe in a God. (Compare that to the 50% who are at least nominally Christian.)



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