Does the new Left Behind trailer remind anyone else of Cage’s ‘Con Air?’ (compare trailers here!)

Nick Cage is known for many movies… but perhaps the most out of place and provocative role for which he’s ever been cast is in the new Left Behind movie (hitting theaters this Fall). The movie trailer, released today, reminds me of Con Air for some reason. Anyway, here you go… enjoy this????? (or not… [Read More...]

Zach Phelps: the latest dissenter from Westboro Baptist [video interview]

HT: HuffPo We all have heard about the Westboro Baptist Church. They hate LGBTQ folks. They hate Billy Graham. They hate all Evangelicals. They – well at least they attribute such hatred to their false god – hate just about everyone but themselves. But… what if such a posture eventually feels wrong? Well, the grandson [Read More...]

Ridding the Rapture from our Lips: Evangelical Young Adults and the End

EXCERPT FROM LAWRENCE GARCIA: The term “rapture” within eschatological discourse can take on many shades of meaning and nuance; some are convinced the term can be retained as long as we are sure to clarify what is meant by it. However, I’m persuaded that the term is beyond recovery seeing its continual use may lead to [Read More...]

A Young Woman is Leaving Westboro Baptist Church Behind

EXCERPT from Jeff Chu- For nearly all of her twenty-seven years, Megan believed it: believed what her grandfather Fred Phelps preached from the pulpit; believed what her dad Brent and her mom Shirley taught during the family’s daily Bible studies; believed (mostly) what it said on those signs that have made Westboro disproportionately influential in [Read More...]


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