You Can’t Keep a Bad Man Down

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Richard Bartholomew reports on the return of an old friend. Rick Joyner, dominionist preacher in charge of MorningStar Ministries, is having a little get together, and guess who one of the speakers is ...Mike Warnke – “I’ve known Mike for many years. When I first heard him speak, I thought he was the funniest man I had ever heard. We need humor, and we’ll need more of it as these times unfold. Yet we also need the other great devotion Mike has—saving the lost and delivering those who are in … [Read more...]

Bob Cargill on the Holy Grail

A pair of historians recently claimed that a chalice in a Spanish church is really the Holy Grail. Here's The Guardian:The two historians – León University medieval history lecturer Margarita Torres and art historian José Manuel Ortega del Rio – identified it as the grail in their book, Kings of the Grail, published last week.They said two Egyptian parchments they found in 2011 at Cairo's University of al-Azhar set them on a three-year investigation.Their studies led them to ident … [Read more...]

Meet The Wife

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Via Christian Nightmares:This is creepy. It also adds an unpleasant subtext to all the hip young pastors who make an issue of their "smokin' hot wife". … [Read more...]

Where the Fire Comes From

St. Paul and the Broken Bones is a blues/soul group that's been making waves. They've got a visual hook: they're all pasty white and the lead singer looks like he should be in a live action Dilbert program. Yet they play a kind of Southern R&B that's very familiar to me from growing up in NC, and Paul Janeway sings like it's his last chance to save his soul.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gigZGc4KucEFred Clark is a fan. Not surprisingly so are a lot of NPR listeners - it's that kind of … [Read more...]

Atheists in the Evangelical Mind

The AV Club reviews the new movie God is Not Dead in which atheistic villain Professor Jeffrey Radisson (Kevin Sorbo) butts heads with a yound evangelical student named Josh Wheaton (Shane Harper):Josh, and the film that takes his viewpoint, doesn't dare actually engage with Radisson's arguments; any legitimate critiques of Christianity are ignored in favor of suggesting that all atheists are just haters who need someone to ask them to point out on the doll where organized religion touched … [Read more...]


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