Tebow and the pay-for-proof-of-sex stunt

You know the song that runs, "Catch a falling star and put it in your pocket"? Try subbing out the word "Christian" for "star" and you've just identified one of the world's favorite pastimes.The most recent manifestation of this is the dating service that is offering a million dollars if a person can prove that she (or possibly he I suppose) has had sex with Tim Tebow, the popular New York Jets quarterback and outspoken evangelical Christian.Tebow's professed virginity has been the subject … [Read more...]

Go ahead and live badly

Perhaps the most tiresome complaint about Christians is that they are hypocrites.Just typing the word makes me yawn. Yes, some professed believers are sanctimonious. Yes, some are false. Yes, some are even manipulative. But most are like me; they are garden-variety moral losers. And how boring is that?The majority of complaints about supposed hypocrisy are really complaints about moral weakness and failure, something that plagues everyone. Can it be any other way? Jesus tells us in … [Read more...]