You Want to Be My “Friend”? Then Tell Me Who You Are!!


OK, this is just a puzzle to me. WHY IN THE WORLD would someone join Facebook, then disguise or hide his or her face?WHY would this elusive entity replace his/her profile pic with a bouquet of flowers, or a rock star, or some saint or public figure of olde, or a photo of his dog?AND WHY would this enigmatic soul mate adopt a fake name like “Padre Pio” or “Lovely Sun” or “IGotRabies” or “CookiesnCream”?AND WHY would this cryptic compatriot then send me a friend request?AND WHY … [Read more...]

SUCCESS! Facebook Game Builds Faith, Exceeds One Million Players


I told you you’d love it!Back in May 2012, when the new faith-based on-line game Journey of Jesus launched on Facebook, I interviewed “game developer and evangelist” Brent Dusing about his goal for the game.Dusing explained that the company’s threefold goal is to create games which (1) are fun to play, (2) utilize high quality graphics and music, and (3) are faithful to biblical truth.When the first social networking game on the life of Jesus was introduced in May, players could ch … [Read more...]

Tomatoes Are Christian?

The tomato, from the Salafis' Facebook page

     Eating tomatoes is forbidden because they are Christian.  The tomato praises the cross instead of Allah, and says that Allah is three (a reference to the Trinity).So says the Popular Egyptian Islamic Association, a literalist, radical Muslim group known as Salafists, on its Facebook page.  The group adds, “…spread this photo because there is a sister from Palestine who saw the prophet of Allah [Mohammad] in a vision and he was crying, warning his nation against eating t … [Read more...]