Reading the Bible Without Stopping

It sounds like a wasted weekend to me, but members of the First Christian Reformed Churches in Sheboygan and Oostburg decided to read the entire Bible out loud, non-stop, until they were done. It took each church three days. In 2008, First Christian Reformed in Oostburg had 107 people take turns reading the Bible. This [Read More…]

Rep. Louie Gohmert Introduces ‘Ten Commandments Weekend’ Resolution

Because he has nothing better to do, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) has introduced H. Res. 211: Expressing support for designation of the first weekend of May as Ten Commandments Weekend to recognize the significant contributions the Ten Commandments have made in shaping the principles, institutions, and national character of the United States. … Resolved, That [Read More…]

Ricky Gervais’ Easter Message

The Wall Street Journal knows exactly what to do when there’s a religious holiday coming up: Have Ricky Gervais write an article about it. It worked incredibly well last Christmas, and now he’s back for Easter. This time, he’s talking about why he’s a better Christian than… well… most Christians. Because he actually follows the [Read More…]

Christian Complains About Atheist Students at a High School

I don’t know why Jameel Naqvi or his editor at the Daily Herald feel this is worthy of a news article at all… but since it’s on their site, let’s talk about it. It’s another example of how crazy the Christian mentality can be when faced with any sort of opposing viewpoint. A group of [Read More…]

Are All Christian Movies Bad?

Andrew O’Hehir at Salon wonders why Christian movies like the recent “Soul Surfer” are incredibly lame: But do Christian-themed movies really have to be so bad?… Believe me, I have learned, over and over again, that ordinary moviegoers, a lot of the time, want to see a story that’s positive, predictable and not all that [Read More…]