Starring Gary Busey, Howie Mandel and Margot Kidder:
There’s something untoward about Tim Tebow’s much-hyped appearance at a Texas megachurch this Sunday. Tebow is scheduled to address the Celebration Church in Georgetown, north of Austin. Church spokeswoman Tara Wall told The Associated Press that Tebow reached out to the church about a month ago and said he wanted to speak. People attending the … Continue reading Tebow steals Jesus’ thunder
He’s not the first telegenic Christian quarterback. Remember Steve Bartkowski? There’s been plenty more since, and most were much more accomplished than Tim Tebow. So why all the fuss? The guy is totally scripted and not a very good QB. I’m sure he’s a nice guy but really, why is everyone so invested in a … Continue reading Why Tebow?
Scenes from the macho Jesus movement: (via Christian Nightmares)
Today 33% of young people are religiously unaffiliated, as compared with 12% in the 1970s. In other words: Youth as such is not the only factor in making individuals flee the churches. What is more, this flight of the young is rapidly accelerating: In surveys conducted by the authors all “nones” grew by about 18% between 2006 … Continue reading Christianity’s biggest enemy? Christians
“Yeah, well your love kills!” — I gotta use that some time. (via Christian Nightmares)
Before you can join the Laurens County, S.C. Republican Party you must sign a pledge that includes the following provisions: You must favor, and live up to, abstinence before marriage. You must be faithful to your spouse. Your spouse cannot be a person of the same gender, and you are not allowed to favor any … Continue reading The Christian takeover of the GOP is nearly complete
Jan Couch: religious broadcaster, Georgia native, classic caricature (her doctorate is an honorary one from Oral Roberts University)
Many who identify as Christians these days seem to have trouble with Jesus. All this peace and love and humility crap really doesn’t fit with their Old Testament fetish. Time to reconcile, mothafuckas! No more cissy Kumbaya stuff. In this testosterone-fuelled theology, the Saviour finally has the rippling biceps he would have developed as a … Continue reading Cursed are the meek, for I will kick their ass
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Movies geared toward their audiences typically suck, as Salon’s Andrew O’Hehir notes in his review of the new Christian-themed movie, “Soul Surfer”: At the risk of offending many people in many different directions, Christian cinema reminds me of gay cinema. If, that is, gay cinema were permanently stuck in 1986, with a self-ghettoizing mandate to … Continue reading What do evangelicals and gays have in common?
“We’re here in Israel,” Ireland says into the camera during one recent promotional video shot on the Dead Sea, “because of our faith, our family, our loved ones, nonprofit work. And also, Israel is home to our brand partners E.L. Erman and Kathy Ireland Skin Care!” It’s unclear if she has won converts, but Kathy … Continue reading With Troy McClure as the rich man AND Lazarus