Highway Evangelism Billboard in Idaho Malfunctions

Apparently, there’s an electronic billboard along I-84 in Nampa, Idaho that has offered “Highway Evangelism” — Bible verses or cheesy Christian sayings for passers-by — for the past 30 years.

A few weeks ago, it malfunctioned, leaving a dark blank spot where the messages normally went. (God forgot to pay the electric bill, I guess.) Anyway, because the parts that displayed the message are now obsolete, the cost to replace them with modern equipment stands at well over $100,000: [Read more...]

Chicago’s Cardinal George: Gays Can’t Marry Because They Can’t Consummate the Marriage

Since Illinois is on track to legalize gay marriage in the new year, Catholic leaders are freaking out. The Chicago Tribune‘s Manya Brachear reports that they’re now taking a different approach to combatting the inevitable march of progress. Instead of resorting to arguments like, “BUT THE BIBLE SAYS SO” — an argument that tends to go nowhere — they’re making the case that gay marriage should be forbidden because it’s “unnatural”:

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Hey, Pope, Come Have Dinner with Her Two Moms!

During the Pope’s Christmas address, he used his time to criticize gay people for… being gay…

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine has a message for His Holy Popeness: Come have dinner with my two moms [Read more...]

Christian Pastor: I Believe Mocking Jesus Should Be Outlawed!

There’s apparently a TV show called “Preaching the Word With Evangelist Jeff Worley” that airs in Roanoke, VA in the early morning hours on Saturday… and on today’s episode, Worley talked about a certain American Atheists billboard he saw in Times Square…: [Read more...]

Jesus Can Save You! But I Hope He Doesn’t…

Upton Sinclair, in his book I, Candidate for Governor, says the line: “It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.”

That’s the first thing I thought of, anyway, when I saw this cartoon from nakedpastor:

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