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...]

Maybe Religion’s Not That Bad…?

In case you missed This American Life this week, there was a really interesting story by David Ellis Dickerson. (It begins around the 8:38 mark.) David had “rejected the evangelical Christianity of his family” but was now coming home to see them again, ready to fight back against their religious arguments, expecting to win that [Read More...]

Joy Behar Is One Confused Atheist…

Does Joy Behar have any idea what she believes? if you watch this (otherwise pleasant and civil) interview with Father Edward Beck, you get the impression she’s confused about religion, atheism, and everything in between. Things start to get weird at the 3:00 mark. Behar admits she’s an Agnostic, but adds she wouldn’t go so [Read More...]

The Christian Rebecca Black

What’s worse than Rebecca Black‘s “Friday” video? The Christian version of it… called “Sunday” (of course). … and the church that made it is located only miles from where I live. *Double face p(s)alm* … You know you want the lyrics… (I tried to transcribe it. My fault if there are any errors) Eight a.m., [Read More...]

I Can Play One Chord on a Guitar…

How did I not know about Rodrigo y Gabriela until yesterday? They’re freaking amazing. And now I’m in the middle of listening through everything they’ve ever done… What other bands/groups am I unaware of that you’re all keeping from me? (I’m just gonna assume you can all read my mind.) [Read more...]