Islam Is of the Devil?

When I was in high school, I would often wear Christian t-shirts. Some were what I would now consider offensive — I remember one said "no Jesus no peace" which is a ridiculous assertion, and another one where people were roasting over a grill with some kind of warning about hell.Hmm, I wonder why I didn't make many friends?Thankfully I didn't attend a church quite as bad as the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainsville, FL which has been sending their students to school with t-shirts that r … [Read more...]

Italians Aren't Kosher!

Julie pranks her parents on the radio by telling them she is dating a Catholic Italian, and her Jewish parents blow up over it, to the point of threatening to kill themselves and then the guy.It gets crazier and crazier. I have no idea how people can think like this.(via) … [Read more...]

I Want One of These

by VorjackI'm sure we're all familiar with the story of Elisha and the She-Bears, from 2 Kings 2:23-24: [Elisha] went up from there to Bethel; and while he was going up on the way, some small boys came out of the city and jeered at him, saying, "Go up, you baldhead! Go up, you baldhead!" And he turned around, and when he saw them, he cursed them in the name of the LORD. And two she-bears came out of the woods and tore forty-two of the boys. I think Heinlein mentioned this passage in about half … [Read more...]

Brainwashing at the Local Christian Daycare

by Matthew G.The other day my consultation work brought me to a Christian daycare center. I was appalled by the amount of religious indoctrination that was occurring — all to children under the age of five.Some of the things that I had to listen to that these children now believe to be facts were (in no specific order):Jesus came back from the dead. Lazarus was raised from the dead by Jesus. Halloween is evil (I have no idea how this came up)There could have been more but I tried to t … [Read more...]

Popular Pastor Encourages Child Suffering

A popular Christian pastor, John Piper, thinks spanking is okay. Actually, that's a bit of an understatement. He's really excited about spanking.He believes God makes us suffer, so we should imitate him and make our children suffer by spanking them.No, I'm not kidding, and no, this isn't a parody.Here are some quotes from "Would Jesus spank a child?": If Jesus were married and had children, I think he would have spanked the children. Actually, I think the wonder-working Jesus would have … [Read more...]