This Is So Funny, You’ll GYBO

Focus on the Family put together back-to-school packets for kids and parents (PDF). Notwithstanding the references to prayer, they’re actually pretty commendable — If they focused on things like this instead of stopping gay couples from experiencing the same kind of joy, maybe everyone wouldn’t despise them as much. Anyway, they give parents a brief [Read More…]

Skip Bayless Wasn’t Censored and Tim Tebow’s Pose Wasn’t Blasphemy

ESPN loves shows featuring talking heads. They’ll invite columnists with personalities to talk about any sports-related topic and the worst sin they can commit is being boring. On Friday, one of their regulars, Skip Bayless, was eager to talk about this picture from GQ featuring a Jesus-like Tim Tebow: Bayless tweeted this in advance of [Read More…]

Joe. My. God. Blogger Receives Death Threats for FRC Tweets

Gay blogger Joe Jervis of Joe. My. God. says he received hate mail and even death threats after tweeting factual information about the Family Research Council’s history of hate activism. Shortly after the shooting at FRC last week — and probably around the same time FRC president Tony Perkins was blaming the Southern Poverty Law [Read More…]

A Christian Writes in Defense of Vaccinations

It’s good to see Rachel Marie Stone, a contributor to Christianity Today‘s her.meneutics blog, speak out in favor of vaccinations: I’m one of the moms you might expect to oppose vaccines. We try to eat local and organic, don’t watch television, homeschool our kids, and wear natural fibers. My son was born into a birthing [Read More…]

Arkansas Republican Candidate Publishes Ad Blasting Gays and Abortion

In the August 15th edition of the Yell County Record (an Arkansas newspaper), Mary Bentley, a Republican candidate for District 73 State Representative, published this apparent attempt at a campaign ad with a very strong message. The Arkansas Times got wind of it, so now we can enjoy it too! In case the print’s too small [Read More…]