Evangelical Who Was Forced to Resign After Supporting Civil Unions Talks to NPR

In December of 2008, Richard Cizik, the vice president for governmental affairs of the National Association of Evangelicals, appeared on NPR’s Fresh Air. He told host Terry Gross that he was ok with civil unions for gay couples… and was shortly thereafter forced to resign from the NAE. Yesterday, he came back on the show [Read More...]

A Ten Commandments Monument in Marion, IL?

Ken Kessler wants to put a Ten Commandments statue in the town square in Marion, IL. “These aren’t just Christian laws,” he said. “Moses brought these down from the mountain. They aren’t something we came up with.” … He knows not everyone in the community will agree with his idea. “If our church underwrote it [Read More...]

Ask Richard: Praying at the Table Breaks an Engagement

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. I will try to make this short; I am a non-believer (atheist). I recently got engaged to get married with the mother (Christian) of my son, I have known her for over 3 years. She as always known that I am an atheist, and our [Read More...]

Anne Rice Still Believes in Nonsense

Anne Rice, the author of Interview with the Vampire and several other vampire-y books, once made headlines for returning to the Roman Catholic Church. Yesterday, she made headlines for posting the following on Facebook: For those who care, and I understand if you don’t: Today I quit being a Christian. I’m out. I remain committed [Read More...]

Can She Be a Christian Counselor?

Jennifer Keeton wants to be a school counselor when she graduates from her grad school program at Augusta State University in Georgia. If a student ever tells her he’s gay, though, she’s going to tell him he’s living a life of sin and needs to be “cured.” At least that’s what I can gather from [Read More...]