Gay Couple Will Receiving Blessing in Lutheran College’s Chapel

Augustana College is a private school (in Rock Island, Illinois) affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. That’s a relatively liberal church to be affiliated with, but what just happened there is still a news story because you wouldn’t expect it from a church-affiliated-anything: Two gay students were given permission to get married in the school’s chapel: [Read more...]

European Court Rejects Appeals in Three Religious Discrimination Cases and Overturns Another Ruling

Today, the European Court of Human Rights published its verdicts on four cases from the UK brought about by Christians against their employers.

The basic premise of each case is that rules imposed on each of them by their respective employers have discriminated against them on the basis of their religious freedoms. All four lost their individual cases in UK employment tribunals, but then took their cases to the highest civil court in Europe, the ECHR.

The four defendants in question are Shirley Chaplin, a nurse from Exeter; Nadia Eweida, a British Airways worker from London; Lilian Ladele, a local authority registrar also from London; and Gary McFarlane, a marriage counsellor from Bristol. (Can you guess their various grievances from their jobs?) [Read more...]

This is the ‘Most Helpful Customer Review’ for Pastor Mark Driscoll’s New Book

Stephanie Drury‘s scathing review of Mark Driscoll‘s new book Who Do You Think You Are? is the best smackdown I’ve read since Pete Wells went after Guy Fieri‘s restaurant: [Read more...]

We Want Religious Freedom, but Our Employees Don’t Get Any

(In response to Hobby Lobby and the politicians who want other companies to follow in its footsteps) [Read more...]

God Is Punishing Them Because of the Gays…

You have to read the rest of the comic for the punchline :)

(via Chuckle-a-Duck) [Read more...]


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