Pat Robertson tells 80-year-old woman to get a job because Jesus needs money

Televangelist Pat Robertson told an 80-year-old woman with money problems to keep giving to God, even if it means she must get a job and start selling her belongings on eBay.Earlier this week Robertson responded to a letter written by an 80-year-old viewer on his television program The 700 Club. The following is an excerpt from that letter: My husband and I are in our 80s and have been tithing for many years. We both love the Lord and give willingly and our tithe is over 10 … [Read more...]

‘Burn White Jesus’ challenge sweeps social media

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#BurnWhiteJesus: A challenge to “Burn White Jesus” is firing up on social media. Videos of individuals, primarily African Americans, burning popular images of a white Jesus Christ are being uploaded and shared across social media platforms.The challenge to burn white Jesus, also known as “The White Jesus Picture Challenge,” seems to be a recognition that the common portrayal of Christ as a man of white european heritage is false, and that the image of a white Jesus has been used to advance wh … [Read more...]

Fear of Islamophobia prevents honest discussion of Islamic State

Denial of the simple fact that the Islamic State is in fact Islamic is dishonest and detrimental to clear thinking about a pressing issue of profound international import.When in doubt, spout a tautology: The Islamic State is Islamic.Do all Muslims support the Islamic State? No. Do all Muslims agree that the Islamic State is a legitimate expression of Islam? No.However, some Muslims, a large minority of Muslims, do support the Islamic State, and do believe that the Islamic State is … [Read more...]

Megachurch Pastor says ‘gays must be put to death’

Brainerd Baptist Church Senior Pastor Robby Gallaty

Claiming that being gay is a choice like drug abuse, the senior pastor for a megachurch in Tennessee says that “gays must be put to death” because God commands it.Last Sunday, Brainerd Baptist Church Senior Pastor Robby Gallaty told his large congregation that Christians should never stop discriminating against homosexuals, claiming that gays could choose to be straight if they only accept Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior.Gallaty explained why gays should be put to death: God said t … [Read more...]

CeeLo Green praises God, justifies date rape

It’s only rape if the victim is conscious? Music star CeeLo Green took to Twitter to praise God for allowing him to avoid prison after allegedly sexually assaulting a woman after secretly spiking her drink with the street drug ecstasy (aka Molly).Last week Green pleaded no contest to slipping ecstasy to a woman in 2012. The former "Voice" judge was accused of secretly giving the drug to a woman while the two were dining together before later raping the unconscious woman in a hotel r … [Read more...]

Islam gone wild: ISIS turns ‘Religion of Peace’ upside down

Representatives of the “Religion of Peace” have released a new video allegedly showing the beheading of another American journalist, Steven Sotloff. If confirmed, this would be the second American journalist beheaded by the Islamic State.Sotloff was a freelance journalist who worked for several news organizations before disappearing in Syria in August 2013.Last month, the Islamic State released a similar video depicting the beheading of American James Wright Foley, a freelance pho … [Read more...]

Albino children slaughtered, body parts sold as lucky charms

In Tanzania and other areas of East Africa albino children are being slaughtered, and their body parts body parts are being sold as “lucky charms,” because of widespread superstitious beliefs that the body parts of albino children will bring happiness, wealth, success, and/or cure disease.The body parts are used by area witchdoctors in the creation of “magical potions.” The witchdoctors claim potions made with albino body parts will bring those who use them luck in love, life and business. Th … [Read more...]

Christian Love: Family’s ‘Pray Away The Gay’ Intervention Turns Violent


How not to react when your child tells you that he's gay: A viral video offers a chilling first-hand look at the violence and rejection that can result when religious parents fail to accept their child's sexual orientation.The Advocate reports the teen’s family was trying to stage an "intervention" to "pray away the gay." However, when Daniel Pierce told his extended family that he was gay, and could not “choose” to be straight, the reaction was violent and hateful.The 19-year-old gay man … [Read more...]