Gay Pastor Forced to Resign from Methodist Church Whose Membership He Quadrupled

Just add this to the pile of stories of Christian church leaders “loving the sinner but hating the sin” by firing the sinner for existing.

Reverend Benjamin Hutchison resigned from the United Methodist Church in Cassopolis, Michigan after the leadership there said they were going to fire him if he didn’t leave on his own. His crime? He’s in a same-sex relationship:

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Egyptian Atheist, Sentenced to Prison but Hiding from Police, is Now Releasing Pro-Science YouTube Videos

Sherif Gaber is the 20-year-old Egyptian who was arrested in 2013 for starting a Facebook group that included posts about his own deconversion out of Islam. (The police “investigation,” if you want to call it that, was a complete joke.)

This past February, he was given a one-year prison sentence for his “crimes.” But before that time could be served, Gaber was released on bail… and that’s when he ran away.

His whereabouts are unknown.

But he’s not just hiding out, doing nothing. Over the past couple of weeks, Gaber has been releasing some (really good) YouTube videos! Turn on the English subtitles when possible and check these out:

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Woman Taken to Jail After Saying Jesus Would Pay Her Restaurant Bill

When April Lee Yates ate dinner at Bennetts Calabash seafood restaurant in Myrtle Beach (South Carolina) on Sunday night, she had no money and no intention of paying. It certainly didn’t help when she started to “cause a disturbance” with other customers after several hours there.

But don’t worry. She had a plan.

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Finally: An Honest Christian Bakery

It’s good to see a Christian baker who just tells you what she won’t serve:

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Planned Parenthood Isn’t Selling Baby Parts: Unpacking the Lies in a New Undercover Video

The pro-life world has been buzzing all day about a new video released by the anti-abortion Center for Medical Progress (CMP). It shows a Planned Parenthood executive, Dr. Deborah Nucatola (below), discussing how the group preserves organs from aborted fetuses for research purposes. She also mentions the costs of shipping those organs to scientists.

So, of course, the conservative storyline is that Planned Parenthood is “sell[ing] the body parts of infants” for cash… which, despite making for a great headline, contains very little truth. (Sarah Palin would be proud.)

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