A Substitute Teacher in West Virginia Wants to Wear Priestly Garments in the Classroom

Usually, public school teachers can get away with wearing a crucifix necklace or hijab if they want to because it’s not considered distracting. It’s an expression of their faith, but neither one of those things suggests any sort of proselytizing.

Rev. George Nedeff, who just got approved as a substitute teacher in West Virginia’s Wood County Schools, wants to take it a huge step forward:



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Christian Pastor: A Woman Gave Me Money and Her Baby’s Brain Tumors Disappeared

When John Oliver was exposing faith-based fraud last week, he didn’t mention Pastor Rod Parsley. But if he saw this clip, maybe he would have.

In it, Parsley explains how an unnamed woman was pregnant with a fetus that “had more tumors in its brain than the doctors could even count.” She then decided to give Parsley money.

Guess how that turned out?



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Darrell Trigg, the Christian Party Candidate Who Wants to Protect Marriage, Got Divorced in 2013

Darrell Trigg (below) wants to be the next President. He’s the candidate for the Christian Party — a party that I’m pretty sure has a total membership of one — and his platform is a mish-mash of right-wing talking points.

He wants to eradicate separation of church and state, bring mandatory prayer back to public schools, stop any legal recognition of homosexuality, increase the drinking age to 25, and ban nudity and bad language on television.

And then you get to the part about how he would protect marriage:

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Sen. Ted Cruz’s Father Says Marriage Equality Means Churches Will Be Forced to Hire Gay Pastors

Sen. Ted Cruz frequently talks about his father Rafael Cruz. The elder Cruz is his mentor, a Christian evangelist who has a nasty habit of saying horrible and untrue things… so you know where Ted gets it from.



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I Hope This is the Fastest Growing Church in the Country

A week after John Oliver began his “Our Lady of Perpetual Exemption” Church on Last Week Tonight in order to expose gimmicky televangelists who want your “seed” money, we got an update on his church’s growth.

Not only were there bags full of money, there were plenty of (literal) seeds, too.

The video can be seen here.



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