Highlights of the #TrumpBible

Following Donald Trump‘s latest Bible-related disaster where he couldn’t even name his favorite verse and claimed to love the Old and New Testament equally, the #TrumpBible hashtag began trending on Twitter, with people suggesting what the Good Book would look like with the Trump stamp of approval:



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The Dark Side of a Happy Christian Cult

BuzzFeed’s Jesse Hyde has an fascinating story about Jaime Prater, a documentary filmmaker who exposed the dark secrets of the community he grew up with, Jesus People USA (JPUSA):



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Southern Baptist Convention Will Lay Off Hundreds of People as Part of God’s Sovereign Plan

The Southern Baptist Convention is deeply in the red, coming in $21 million under budget. That means they will have to lay off 600-800 people from its International Mission Board.

What’s striking is how they’re trying to let everyone down gently by saying this is all part of God’s Plan:



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Transit Employee Would Rather Quit His Job Than Drive a Bus With a Rainbow On It

The city of Calgary has unveiled a rainbow-colored bus in honor of the annual Calgary Pride Festival, and one driver says he’d rather lose his job than drive it.



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Six Tribal Santal Catholics Kill Bangladeshi Woman to Release the “Evil Spirit” Inside

“The road to Hell is paved with good intentions” is a quotation that isn’t actually in the Bible, but that would actually be quite fitting in the case of the six severely deluded Bangladeshi men who were arrested for allegedly beating a woman to death in the name of “releasing her from an evil spirit” inside a local Catholic Church.



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