The church that cried persecution

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Evangelical and fundamentalist Christians are very invested in being persecuted. Very interested. Here's an example fromĀ a Fox News article on the whole Chick-fil-a issue: "'If the thought police come to Armitage Baptist Church, we will meet them at the door, respectfully, unflinchingly, willing to die on this hill holding a copy of the sacred Scriptures in one hand and a copy of the U.S. Constitution in the other,' he said.Pay attention, people of faith.Dark clouds are gathering. The … [Read more...]

“How to Be a Successful Religious Affairs Journalist”

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I found these images via the Friendly Atheist and thought I'd share. I had a laugh, anyway! Enjoy! … [Read more...]

Moments of silence

Have you ever experienced a "moment of silence"? You know, that awkward moment right after you say something without thinking and completely shock your conservative friend or relative? Let me offer some examples.Some time back I was out shopping with my mom. Me: "This looks like the kind of material my friend Anna is looking at for her bridesmaids' dresses. She's in full wedding planning at the moment, it's all she talks about." Mom: "Oh, that's sweet. When is her wedding?" … [Read more...]

Hey Girl: Christian Version

Remember the Ryan Gosling "Hey Girl" meme? Well, I just ran across these:Hey Christian Girl andĀ Catholic Ryan GoslingHere's a example:Enjoy! … [Read more...]

Doug Phillips on Evolution and Feminism

I just read the following quote by Doug Phillips of Vision Forum: Evolution says the struggle of the survival of the fittest, there are no differences between men and women, there is no charity, there is no deference, and in an evolutionary world feminism reaches its height and we see no distinctions. The result is babies are killed en masse, women are treated like chattel and men no longer take on their masculine role as defenders. This quote is so out there that I have decided to dissect it. … [Read more...]

A humorous post on reading Bible story books to my daughter

Any atheist parent with religious relatives will have to figure out how to deal with the Bible story books their children will inevitably be given for birthdays and Christmas. This is something that's been on my mind lately because a Noah's Ark board book has suddenly become my young daughter's favorite book.Some atheist parents may just return Bible themed story books when their children receive them as gifts, and that's fine, but I didn't want to do that. Now I know I could just read them to … [Read more...]

Vision Forum Quick Takes Part II

I'm in the mood for a little levity. Therefore, in the spirit of that feeling, I offer you Vision Forum Quick Takes part two! (Note: This is not meant to be serious commentary on serious issues.)Because we all know communism didn't end when the Soviet Union fell two decades ago! It's goal today is to take over the United States!Because, you know, what you need most are more things to worry about!We'll need them when the communists/socialists come to take … [Read more...]


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