“Ministerial Exception” Debated in Maryland

Mary Linklater was once the choir director at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church. Two important members of the church (including the pastor) began making sexual advances towards her and Mary reported this to church leaders. How did that go over? When she rebuffed their advances and later reported their behavior to church leaders, both men [Read More…]

Sex, Drugs, and Religion

B.A. Brooks has put together a 71-minute film about religion featuring news clips, interviews with atheists and comedians, and narration by Pastor Deacon Fred of Landover Baptist Church: The description: Sex, Drugs & Religion is a 71 minute look into the wacky world of religion. Targeting groups from Catholics to Baptists, this movie exposes the [Read More…]

If Humans Evolved from Apes, Why Do Apes Still Exist?

Stephan Baldwin channels Ray Comfort and other evolution-deniers by asking a question that displays ignorance right off the bat. Richard Dawkins answers it (and wins): It’s both funny and sad when you realize the person who is the most ignorant about evolution is the person who appears to be the most confident in his knowledge [Read More…]

Religion in the Iowa State Government

How can Iowa be so good on gay rights and so bad on religious freedom? Mount Auburn Rep. Dawn Pettengill (R) is trying to get a law passed that would force new congresspersons to say “so help me God” when being sworn into office. Pettengill dismisses concerns her proposal would offend lawmakers who may not [Read More…]

Oh No, Not a Christian!

Ok, this made me laugh: (via The Onion) [Read more…]