Watch This and Tell Me If You Still Think Mormonism Is Christian [VIDEO]

I am not on a witch hunt. I am not anti-Romney. I am anti-secrecy. I think there is some historical consensus as to what is considered Christianity, and this ceremony does not accord with that consensus.

Some of my friends say, “If a group says they are Christian, then they are Christian. That’s good enough for me.”

Well, that’s not good enough for me.

See also, Andrew Sullivan.

Rachel Held Evans Is Causing a Pussy Riot of Limericks!

Time to announce the winners of the Limerick Challenge to win a copy of Rachel Held Evans’s new book, A Year of Biblical Womanhood.

You can see all of the entries here. There are some great ones that didn’t make the Top Ten. Basically, I picked the ones that made me laugh out loud. Beware of salty language — but, we’re all adults. And hey, we are talking about vaginas here.

(Also, you can see the last contest, where winners got the new book by Shane Claiborne and Tony Campolo.)

And now, the winners:

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Rhinestone Jeans Are Ruining Pews

Ladies (and gentlemen), it seems that the bling on your jeans is defacing the pews of Conception Catholic Church in Moville, Iowa. Recently, this announcement was published in their Sunday bulletin:

HELP SAVE OUR PEWS: The latest jean fashion of rhinestone/bling stones on the pockets act like rough sandpaper and razors on the pews. Please refrain from wearing these as our pews have already received damage from these stones.

The Sioux City Journal reports,

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Pastors Don’t Watch “Hollywood Movies”

My friend Darrell at Stuff Fundies Like found this gem of a letter from 1982, explaining the qualifications for a pastor at Phillips Drive Baptist Church: