Born-Again Christians lead nation in spanking children

Slap a child for Jesus: In the U.S., born-again Christians spank, hit, beat, whip and paddle children more than everyone else.Biblical literalists are fond of quoting Scriptures to justify corporal punishment, particularly the verse in Proverbs 13:24 that says: “He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is careful to discipline him.” However, spanking is more than a Bible-thumping Christian problem, it is a national problem that spans across all demographic lines.A new s … [Read more...]

‘Duck Dynasty’ family plans Broadway Musical

Christian bigotry, ignorance, and hatred, all set to music: a "Duck Dynasty" musical will open on a Las Vegas stage next February.“The Duck Commander Family Musical,” a 90-minute show with actors playing the family members from A&E’s “Duck Dynasty,” hopes to open in February at the Rio hotel and casino, where the Chippendales show and Penn & Teller are now running.They already have a Broadway producer working with them, as well as a composer working on the music (who said it won’t … [Read more...]

Arkansas church vandalized and threatened after welcoming gays

"They'll know we are Christians by our love..." A Unitarian Universalist church in a small town in Arkansas had its windows shot out and received a threatening letter after announcing that everyone was welcome at their church regardless of race or sexual orientation.Patheos blogger WWJTD reports: The Unitarian Universalist church in my hometown of Mountain Home, Arkansas recently published a letter in the local paper letting the community know that they welcome everyone at their church … [Read more...]

Religious scholar refutes Bill O’Reilly’s Republican Jesus


Religious scholar Reza Aslan says “the Jesus of history” is Bill O’Reilly’s nightmare: “a Middle Eastern Jew who advocated for free healthcare and fed the poor.”Raw Story reports Aslan made the remarks while speaking at the Los Angeles World Affairs Council in February.During the discussion about his book, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth, an audience member asked Aslan if he had read Fox News host Bill O’Reilly’s book about Jesus, called Killing Jesus: A History.Aslan … [Read more...]

ChristianMingle rapist tells victims ‘God intended it for good’

Victim tells prosecutors she assumed convicted ChristianMingle rapist Sean Banks was “a good Christian man” after online conversations about Jesus and the Bible.The “good Christian man,” former Navy Lieutenant Sean Banks, was sentenced earlier this month to 37 years to life in prison for raping two women he met on the online dating sites and his final statement before sentencing, Banks quoted what he said was his favorite Bible verse: "You intended to har … [Read more...]

Faith healing parents found guilty of manslaughter

Justice for a dead girl: An Oregon jury has found Travis and Wenona Rossiter guilty of manslaughter in the faith healing death of their 12-year-old daughter, Syble Rossiter.Monday evening, after only four hours of deliberation, a jury found both Wenona and Travis Rossiter guilty of manslaughter in the first and second degree in the death of their daughter.Syble Ann Marie Rossiter, died in February, 2013, at the family home in Albany, Oregon. The Medical Examiner reports the girl died … [Read more...]

Christian radio host sentenced for raping boy

Popular Christian radio host John Baylo was sentenced to a minimum of 25 years and a maximum of 50 years in prison after pleading guilty to raping an 11-year-old boy.Balyo, former morning host and on-air personality at a popular Michigan contemporary Christian radio station WCSG, confessed to sexually assaulting the boy and storing images of the attack on his computer.Calhoun County Circuit Court Judge Conrad Sindt sentenced him Monday to the mandatory minimum of 25 years in prison and a … [Read more...]

Crazy Christians claim Monster Energy drinks promote Satan

Monster Energy drinks promote Satan and oppose Christ?

Unleash the Beast? A good Christian woman explains why Monster Energy drinks promote Satan and oppose Christ in a video gone viral.The video is getting a lot of attention, but the claims are ridiculous. Hence, ridicule ensues.The video promotes a  low IQ conspiracy theory that has become somewhat of an urban legend among some crazy Christians: the notion that the Monster Energy logo looks like three Hebrew “vavs,”  a letter which has the value of six in Hebrew numerology.The video, sh … [Read more...]