To look at the Evangelical church, (of which I have been a part of close to 30 years), you would think that Jesus had a lot to say about modern day social and political issues. So lets put some words in Jesus’ mouth according to the “gospel” of American evangelicalism. “My Father in Heaven wants you … More What Jesus Never Said…
The latest round of bad publicity for Jesus began a little over a month ago. First, “socialist, secret muslim” Barack Hussein Obama launched an all out war on religion by demanding that religious institutions staffed by people of all faiths or no faith, carry insurance that has within its plan, access to free birth control for said staff. Horrified, Republican hopefuls, … More Jesus’ Bad PR
Some Christians say the darndest things…. Such as in this Mitchell report on MSNBC. For those of you unaware, Foster Friess is a the millionaire businessman financially backing the ever irrelevant Rick Santorum. Friess has, with the above comment, once again made Christianity look completely out of touch with the world in which we live. Why does this continue to irritate me, … More Sex Police
“I am not ashamed to admit that I am a Christian.” Thus begins Rick Perry’s new Iowa political ad attacking President Obama and gay military personal. Somehow he equates the repealing of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” with how terrible it is that little Billy cannot sing Away In A Manger at the elementary school winter concert. … More Obama’s War On Religion And Those Pesky Gay Soldiers
Long ago in a galaxy far, far away…oh wait, that is a different story. In 1981 I became what is known as a “born again Christian”. Stepping through that door of faith has taken me on a journey that I could never have imagined. I have had many great experiences and met some amazing people along … More Why I Am Still An “Evangelical”
“You’re here to defend the defenseless, to make sure that underdogs get a fair break” Ps 82:3 Jamey Rodemeyer… 14 years old Buffalo, NY Tyler Clementi… 18 years old Rutgers University Phoebe Prince… 15 years old Massachusetts These are the names of just three students from 2010-2011 that have ended their lives because of relentless harassment … More The Silence Of The Church
“I don’t understand why we have to change the form. I’m worried there’s another agenda involved here other than just allowing same-sex couples to be married. We know what a bride is, we know what a groom is—but if we choose to be a ‘spouse,’ does that even limit (marriage) to a human being? Do … More I Now Pronounce You Husband and Heifer!