When Christians Asked People to Describe God in Three Words, the Plan Backfired

The Missouri State University chapter of Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ) recently asked students to tell them “what 3 words they’d use to describe God”:

One of those students wanted to know what this was all about, so she attended their meeting last night. After singing worship songs and hearing announcements, a group leader revealed a word cloud with the most popular responses from the survey.

“There was an audible gasp,” says the tipster:

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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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Enthusiastic Satan Worshipper Gives Hilarious Local News Interview

Last month, during the Satanic Temple’s unveiling of a Baphomet statue in Detroit, local news station WDIV interviewed Andrew Bowser, a man who is indisputably Satan’s most enthusiastic worshipper.

The interviewer must have been holding the microphone at a safe distance while Andrew shifted through the dark and poetic testament of his dedication. The theatrical tangent that began as a tribute to Baphomet soon turned into an indirect confession of stealing his neighbor’s lingerie catalog for, shall we say, secret personal uses.



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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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