August 30, 2010

Kinda scary. Kinda sad. Read more

August 30, 2010

Author: More teens becoming ‘fake’ Christians By John Blake, CNN — If you’re the parent of a Christian teenager, Kenda Creasy Dean has this warning: Your child is following a “mutant” form of Christianity, and you may be responsible. Dean says more American teenagers are embracing what she calls “moralistic therapeutic deism.” Translation: It’s a watered-down faith that portrays God as a “divine therapist” whose chief goal is to boost people’s self-esteem. Dean is a minister, a professor at Princeton Theological… Read more

August 30, 2010

Of course he was arrested since he missed and hit counter-protesters, which leads one to wonder if there are counter-counter-protesters… which may be the plot for Inception 2. Just in case you don’t know about Westboro Baptist, they are Fred Phelps “church” that goes around picketing soldiers’ funerals while holding signs that say “God hates America” and “God hates fags.”  Charming folks. Seriously though- what is the Christian response when the idiots of “Christianity” get most of the headlines?  … Read more

August 28, 2010

It’s so funny, if only it wasn’t so true…. Read more

August 27, 2010

We’re starting a new tradition here at American Jesus. We’re calling it Fundie Friday. It’s a time to honor the “real” Christians out there: the fundamentalists. Today we learn why the 1611 KJV is the only true bible…….through song of course. Read more

August 27, 2010

… until someone busts their head and sues the church… From the article (link): A man is suing an Elgin church where he said he hurt himself in a fall as a result of being swaddled mummy-style in toilet paper and plastic wrap during a youth event. Well, as long as teens got saved during the mummy race, I guess it’s all worth it. Read more

August 27, 2010

Here’s a couple things I found on my trip to Seattle: I could be wrong, but I’m pretty sure this is what Luther was talking about when he protested the selling of salvation. This one is for all the ladies who say “Jesus is my boyfriend” or “I’m married to Jesus.” You know who you are. Read more

August 26, 2010

A week before the first day of class, a Christian school in Texas expelled a 4 year old girl upon finding out that her parents are a lesbian couple at a parent’s meeting.  You can read the whole story here. What are your thoughts?  Is the school to be commended for standing for their values, or rebuked for taking out their issues with the parents lifestyle on a small child? Read more

August 26, 2010

Apparently somebody took that whole “Jesus gets me high” thing a little too literally…. Read more

August 26, 2010

When I first read the headline, “Church’s Undie Sunday a Success,”  pictures of an awful publicity gimmick flashed through my brain.  Thankfully, I was very mistaken.  Take a few minutes to read how a Connecticut church used underwear to help the “least of these.” Read more

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