Pastor Featured in the Movie “Fight Church” Accused of Sexual Abuse

Last month, I posted a trailer about an upcoming movie called Fight Church about a church that incorporates mixed martial arts into its ministry:

It turns out the pastor at the center of the film, Paul Burress of Victory Church, has been accused multiple times of sexual abuse. Brent Brookhouse of Bloody Elbow has been looking into this story for weeks now and has posted emails and conversations with most of the key players:

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President Ronald Reagan’s Son Says in TV Ad That He’s a “Lifelong Atheist” and “Not Afraid of Burning in Hell”

It’s not a secret that President Ronald Reagan‘s son, Ron Reagan, is a vocal atheist.

Last November, he taped a radio ad in which he proclaimed his godlessness and advocated for the Freedom From Religion Foundation:



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A Film About Atheism in Poland, 325 Years After a Soldier Was Executed for the “Crime” of Godlessness

325 years ago, in 1689, Casimir Liszinski (a.k.a. Kazimierz Łyszczyński), a Polish soldier, was executed for the “crime” of atheism.



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By Far the Best Response to Russian Church Leaders Condemning Bearded Drag Singer Conchita Wurst

Bearded Austrian drag artist Conchita Wurst won the Eurovision Song Contest this past weekend, and conservative-Christian Russians didn’t like it one bit, to put it mildly. Which begat this response from Russian blogger Rustem Adagamov:

Well played, sir.

(via the Independent)

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The Benham Brothers Aren’t “Too Christian for Cable.” They’re Just Bigots Who Aren’t Worth the Risk

You may have heard that HGTV recently announced that it would launch a new reality show featuring twin brothers David and Jason Benham (below). The show, Flip It Forward, would be all about turning run-down homes into dream homes.

That all came to a halt when Right Wing Watch revealed that the Benhams were anti-gay bigots (and their father was even worse).

Here’s David talking about the gay “agenda” that’s “attacking the nation”:

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