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Randomness

Reading Time: < 1 minute A couple interesting links: — A gay-friendly pastor, Andrew Marin, promised to build bridges between evangelicals and the LGBT community. Many groups put their trust in his message. Turns out that at the same time, he was leading training sessions for anti-gay groups and saying on Christian radio that homosexuality was a sin. There’s a […]

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Jesus Camp

Reading Time: < 1 minute Now this is just frightening. Watch the video, too. It’ll give you nightmares. How can the supporters say this is not complete indoctrination? It teaches kids to hate those who believe differently from you… especially if they’re gay or have an abortion. And they proudly use the term “warriors.” And while some parts of the […]

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Scouting for all…

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ten years ago, an atheist woman sued the Boy Scouts of America because her first-grade son was *required* to attend a recruiting session for the scouts during lunch at a Portland public school. The woman claimed discrimination– the Boy Scouts require boys to profess belief in God, and that wasn’t how she was rasing her […]

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30 Days – Part 1 of 2

Reading Time: 2 minutes 30 Days is a show on the FX network hosted by Morgan Spurlock from Supersize Me. The premise is that one person lives ouside his/her comfort zone for a month to see what happens. Previously, for example, a straight guy (and homophobe) lived with a gay guy and a devout Christian lived with a Muslim […]

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Southern Illinois University

Reading Time: 2 minutes Southern Illinois University has this *crazy* rule that says campus groups cannot discriminate against potential members. An African-American group cannot say no to a white person joining, a feminist group cannot say no to a male joining… you get the idea. But when a Christian group says no to a gay student joining, that’s ok. […]

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Discrimination Story

Reading Time: 11 minutes An atheist family lives in the panhandle of Oklahoma. The daughter is on her public school’s basketball team. Before a game, she refuses to say a prayer in the locker room. She also did not join the team in the on-court prayer before a game. She gets kicked off the team as a result. As […]

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Dialogue at Parkview Christian Church

Reading Time: 4 minutes I was invited by Pastor Tim Harlow to join him in a discussion at his Parkview Christian Church a little over a month ago. As they were spending some time talking about the Da Vinci Code and the issues raised by the book/movie, it seemed like the topic of “Doubt” was an important one and […]