Archives for October 11, 2013

In-Your-Face Christian Crusading: I Told You It Wouldn’t Work!

Just a few days ago, I posted a story about Answers in Genesis founder Ken Ham's anti-atheism billboard in Times Square.Was this, I asked, the most effective way to reach out to unbelievers?Well, I guess it wasn't!  Now there's a full-fledged war between vociferous Christians and vociferous atheists.  The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) has rented space on the same billboard for their rebuttal.Annie Laurie Gaylor, co-founder of FFRF, says, "A fifth of the U.S. population i … [Read more...]

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VIRTUAL JESUS? United Methodist Church Considers Approving On-line Communion

The United Methodist Church is considering whether or not to approve on-line communion, as a means of reaching out to those who are not physically present at church services.  Religion News Service explains: About 30 denominational leaders met last week after Central United Methodist Church in Concord, N.C., announced plans to launch an online campus that potentially would offer online Communion. Some nondenominational churches already offer online Communion, according to United Methodist News … [Read more...]

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