Todd Starnes Claims a Library Banned His Book, Completely Ignoring All Their Other Books Written by Conservatives

Todd Starnes is furious that a small library in Alaska won’t accept a donation of his book. Shelf space is limited so they have to be selective and Starnes’ book didn’t receive many professional reviews (the usual bar for a book’s inclusion in many libraries).

Also, you know, no one wants to read Todd Starnes’ book.

But Starnes knows this is really oppression!

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Texas Pastor Allegedly Refuses to Bury Church Member of 50 Years — Because She Hadn’t Tithed in a Decade

What would Jesus do? Probably not this:

The daughter of 93-year-old Olivia Blair couldn’t believe it when Fourth Missionary Baptist Church pastor Walter Houston refused to bury her mother. “It was like the last insult in the world,” Barbara Day told KRIV in Houston. Day said her only wish was for her mother to be buried “in the church that she loved and worshiped all of her life, even as a little girl.” Day explained her mother was a church member for 50 years but had been sick for nearly a decade, and in a coma for the last 24 months.



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Have Yourself a Merry Little Mythmas

It’s almost Thanksgiving, which means it’s a perfectly good time to start singing about Christmas.

Jaclyn Glenn and Eric Schwartz put together this lovely tune that I’m sure will catch on with Christians everywhere:



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You Think There Are Monsters Under Your Bed? Prove it

This is a neat Kickstarter project: A children’s book all about how there aren’t any monsters under your bed. I think it’s a metaphor for something… If you like what you see, you can support the project here. (Thanks to Nicole for the link) [Read more…]

Humanist Service Corps Looking for People to Join Them on a Secular Mission Trip in Africa

Nearly a year ago, I announced the formation of the Pathfinders Project, a “yearlong international service trip with clean water, education, sustainability, and advocacy projects in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.” Director Conor Robinson was looking for four people to join him on the secular mission trip.

He found his team and they accomplished some incredible things in Uganda, Cambodia, Ghana, Haiti, Ecuador, Colombia, and Guatemala.

Now, Conor (below, center) wants to do it again. He’s looking for more people to join him in the Humanist Service Corps:



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