Top 10 Instances of Christian Bashing

Did you know that there exists an organization called Christian Anti-Defamation Commission? Well, it’s true. They have some gems on their site including Seven Reasons Barack Obama is not a Christian. My immediate thought on this title was, “do they mean to say ‘proofs?’” Because really, there is a huge difference between a reason and [Read More...]

Lee Strobel Answers Your Questions, Part 2

This is Part 2 of the ongoing Lee-Strobel-answers-your-questions series. Previous parts can be found here. You’ve essentially said before that you interviewed only Christian scholars/apologists in your books because you were asking questions in the shoes of a skeptic and you wanted to know the Christian explanation to certain questions. Weren’t there many questions you [Read More...]

Rick Warren’s Support of Condom Burning

Of the many stories about Pastor Rick Warren in the weeks before the inauguration, this one from The Daily Beast’s Max Blumenthal seems to have gone under-reported. But since the Warren inauguration controversy erupted, the nature of work against AIDS in Africa has gone unexamined. Warren has not been particularly forthcoming to those who have [Read More...]

Indirectly Anointing Obama

The leaders of Christian Right groups and a US Congressperson have made their mark on Barack Obama‘s inauguration ceremony: Congressman Paul Broun (pronounced BROWN) of Georgia joined the Reverends Rob Schenck (pronounced SHANK) of Faith and Action and Patrick J. Mahoney of the Christian Defense Coalition, both based in Washington, DC, in a prayer service [Read More...]

Tim Tebow’s Eyes Say John 3:16

If you saw the BCS Championship game tonight between the Florida Gators and the Oklahoma Sooners, no doubt you caught a glimpse of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow and the black strips under his eyes with the phrasing John 3:16. It’s not a surprise he would want to do that — Tebow’s never held back his [Read More...]