This is What Actual Christian Persecution Looks Like

Jonathan Merritt at Religion News Service has a fantastic article in which he talks about what real Christian persecution looks like:

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Cartoonist: ‘It Isn’t Difficult to See the Popemobile as a Four-Wheel Condom’

You may have seen this “Bizarro” comic strip in your local paper yesterday:

On his blog, artist Dan Piraro elaborated on his comic with a level of honesty you don’t expect from a syndicated cartoonist:

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Camp Quest Oklahoma Planned a Fundraiser at a Local Restaurant Tonight, but the Christian Owner is Refusing to Work with Them

Camp Quest Oklahoma is trying to raise money for this summer’s camping session and they partnered with a local restaurant for a fundraiser last night. The idea was that if you ate at Oklahoma Joe’s BBQ in the city of Broken Arrow, 10% of your receipt would go back to Camp Quest (as long as you mentioned the organization or showed them the following flyer):

Sounded like a great idea and it’s a typical way to fundraise; many organizations do it and many restaurants love to help out — it means more customers for them and they’re helping out a local group.

Win-win situation for everybody, right?!

That was the case until Camp Quest supporters arrived at the restaurant and saw this on the door…

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A More Honest Look at Homosexuality in the Bible

John Corvino, a professor at Wayne State University, recently wrote a book called What’s Wrong with Homosexuality? and he has put out a couple of videos specifically talking about the intersection of homosexuality and the Bible. (Spoiler: If you accept the typical “Biblical” view on homosexuality, then, to be consistent, you have to accept a lot of awful things along with it.)

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What Dale McGowan Learned When Writing Atheism for Dummies

Last month, the Atheists, Humanists, and Agnostics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison held their second annual Freethought Festival. Videos of the event are now going up and they’re definitely worth your time to watch.

In the following video, author Dale McGowan talks about 20 things he learned when writing the book Atheism for Dummies:

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