This Christian Conference About ‘Rising Up’ Through Jesus Will Feature a Paralyzed Keynote Speaker

I can’t tell if this is ironic or just unintentionally cruel… or maybe both.

The Mississippi Baptist Convention is hosting a one-night conference later this week with the theme: “In the Name of Jesus Rise Up.” That’s a reference to a story in Acts 3 where Peter heals a crippled man simply by asking for Jesus’ help:



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Alcoholics Anonymous, Now Available Without God

If I were addicted and wanted help, I might rather suffer the consequences of abusing drugs or alcohol than pretend that the required verbal ablutions in Alcoholics Anonymous meant anything to me at all.

Six or seven of the famous twelve steps refer to God or to prayer. The final step is to achieve sobriety and experience it as a “spiritual awakening.” Through it all, prayer is a staple at almost every AA meeting.



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Why is This Public High School Biology Teacher Showing His Classes a Video of Kent Hovind Teaching Creationism?

What would you do if your son came home from his public school and asked you, “Dad, do you know who Kent Hovind is?”

Besides telling him, “A guy who’s in jail because of tax evasion,” you might bring up that he’s a shameless promoter of Young Earth Creationism. And what caused your son to ask you that question, anyway?

It turns out his Biology teacher was showing them clips from Hovind’s pro-Creationism video “Lies in the Textbooks” (full sermon below):



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Kicking Ass For the Lord

If you’re wondering what’s happening in this video, it’s Paul Hill, the executive director of Vibrant Faith Ministries, performing a karate routine while reciting the Lord’s Prayer.



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U.K. Telegraph Writer Says America May Be ‘Turning Secular Much Faster Than We Realize’

Peter Foster, the U.S. editor for the British Telegraph, says we may all have been missing a tantalizing trend.



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