Polish Pop Star Fined $1,450 for Blasphemy

In 2009, Dorota Rabczewska (better known as the singer Doda) said some *really* unpopular things about the Bible: [Doda] said in a 2009 interview that she doubted the Bible “because it’s hard to believe in something that was written by someone drunk on wine and smoking some herbs.” Sounds harmless, but it offended “Catholic sensitivities” [Read More...]

Video Game Quote of the Day

After the last post about video games, Angela emailed me with several quotes from Rift, a game I haven’t played (not too into MMOs myself). F From the description she sent me, there are two groups: The religious who want to win the game by supernatural means and the non-religious who want to win via [Read More...]

You Can’t Hate Religion and Love Jesus

Spoken word artist Jefferson Bethke is getting a lot of attention recently because of an Ode-to-Jesus video making the rounds on all your Christian friends’ Facebook pages: The music, editing, and performance are admittedly impressive. It sounds refreshing, too, until you actually pick apart what he’s saying. Like this excerpt: Now back to the topic, [Read More...]

Do Tebow and Bieber Make It Cool to Be Christian?

Jo Piazza at FOX News wonders: are prominent, outspoken Christians like Tim Tebow and Justin Bieber making Christianity more appealing to kids? It’s no great leap to say that children and teens admire and emulate figures like Bieber, fellow musician Demi Lovato, and Tebow. In a culture that values piety as a signifier of moral [Read More...]

A Conversation About Religion… Kind of… on ‘How I Met Your Mother’

Discussions about raising children with or without faith don’t appear often on popular sitcoms, so we’re grateful when it does. On last night’s episode of How I Met Your Mother, Lily and Marshall had an interesting conversation regarding the book “Enigmas of the Mystical” and how they would raise their child. They might as well [Read More...]


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