Why I Am Disobeying the Bible

Why I Am Disobeying the Bible I was brought up to believe, as I was taught, that a true Christian always obeyed biblical commandments with certain rare exceptions. One such exception had to do with the Old Testament. We did not believe Christians were expected to observe all the ceremonial laws of the Old Testament that pertained […]

Louisiana Pastor Hosts Hundreds Because COVID-19 Is “Politically Motivated”

BY VAL WILDE  MARCH 20, 2020 While the rest of us practice social distancing — even the Vatican has canceled live gatherings for the foreseeable future, despite Easter’s rapid approach — Baton Rouge Pastor Tony Spell (below) continues to hold live gatherings for hundreds of believers, encouraging them to “keep going to church” in defiance of a state order that says […]

Christian Prophet Cindy Jacobs Declares Coronavirus ‘Illegal’ Because Jesus

MARCH 6, 2020 BY MICHAEL STONE Good News: Christian Prophet Cindy Jacobs reports that the coronavirus “will cease worldwide” because the virus is now “illegal” in the name of Jesus. In a silly but not surprising development, Cindy Jacobs, a popular Christian “prophet,” self-described faith-healer, and co-founder of Generals International, has issued a “decree that the coronavirus […]

Conservative Christian Pastor: Coronavirus Is Punishment For ‘LGBT Sin’

 MARCH 6, 2020 BY MICHAEL STONE When in doubt, blame the gays: Conservative Christian Pastor Steven Andrew, pastor of the USA Christian Church, claims that the coronavirus is punishment for “LGBT sin.” Advocate reports: LGBTQ people have been blamed for hurricanes, earthquakes, terrorist attacks, and other disasters — and now they’re being blamed for the coronavirus […]

Greek Orthodox Church: Coronavirus Not Transmitted Via Holy Communion

MARCH 9, 2020 BY MICHAEL STONE Stupid For Jesus: In a disastrous public health move, the Greek Orthodox Church has issued an official statement declaring that the coronavirus is not transmitted via communion.   Greek Reporter reports: The Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church of Greece issued a statement on Monday referring to the Covid19 coronavirus outbreak, maintaining that […]

Authorship of the Fourth Gospel Revisited

MARCH 5, 2020 BY MICHAEL F. BIRD Over at the White Horse Inn is a great discussion with Richard Bauckham, D.A. Carson, Craig Blomberg, Andreas Kostenberger, Lydia McGrew, and others on the authorship of the Gospel of John. I’m glad to say that Mike Horton sides with Richard Bauckham here! For me, part of a clincher is John […]

A white woman demanded a nonblack server at Olive Garden. A manager fulfilled her ‘disgusting’ request and was fired for it.

rmahbubani@businessinsider.com (Rhea Mahbubani) INSIDERMarch 5, 2020, 12:21 PM EST George Sheldon/Shutterstock A white customer at an Olive Garden in Indiana on Saturday flew off the handle after being seated in an area with a black server and screamed at a manager for someone else to help her table, a hostess told NBC News. The hostess, who’s […]

End the cruelty of gay conversion therapy

Gay conversion therapy is an intensely harmful practice which has been known to have led to despair, depression and even suicide in the past. The effect of gay conversion therapy is particularly damaging to young lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people who are often struggling to come to terms with their own sexuality. Neel […]

Ban on conversion therapy for LGBTQ children advances in Virginia legislature

By Devan Cole, CNN Updated 1:55 PM ET, Wed February 5, 2020 Beto O’Rourke: Conversion therapy is tantamount to torture 01:28 Washington (CNN)A bill that would ban conversion therapy for minors is making its way through Virginia’s state Senate after the House of Delegates approved the measure earlier this week.The law, which is currently before the Senate’s education and health committee […]

What You Need to Know about the Coronavirus

MARCH 5, 2020 BY GENE VEITH The world is panicking over the coronavirus.  China, South Korea, and now Italy are practically shutting down–closing factories and businesses, cancelling sporting events and other large gatherings, restricting travel–in an attempt to limit the spread of the disease.  The American economy–so interconnected with that of the rest of the world–is […]