fbpx
Posted inEducation

Girl kicked out of Christian school after refusing to take picture in bathtub

Reading Time: 3 minutes A second grader was kicked out of Victory Christian Academy in Jacksonville, Florida after her parents refused to participate in an assignment that involved taking a picture of their child “doing reading homework in bathtub.” When mother Misty Dunham saw the assignment from teacher Irene Castaneda, she wrote a note back to the teacher saying […]

Posted inReligious News

‘Use as example’: Southern Baptist self-protection in action

Reading Time: 11 minutes The whole document is horrifying reading. But one line in it particularly caught my eye. It read, “Use as example.” Today, we’ll look at this so-called “example” that the SBC’s leaders wanted to stand out as a perfect example of sexual predators in SBC ministerial ranks. Along the way, maybe we’ll see just why the people behind this document wanted to use this particular person, Perez Blackmon, as their ur-example.

Posted inReligion

Joseph Ratzinger, God’s own monster: An obituary before the fact

Reading Time: 13 minutes OnlySky · Joseph Ratzinger, God's own monster: An obituary before the fact | Daniel James Sharp When Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, formerly Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, boarded the plane at Ciampino Airport, Rome, he wondered if he would be greeted by stern-faced German policemen when he landed in Munich. Since giving up his job as God’s […]

Posted inGeneral

Hypocrisy Reveals Christians’ True Morality

Reading Time: 6 minutes If people have a stated morality that they’re not actually living, then they’re being inauthentic. Inauthenticity is not a symptom of sin nature. It’s just being human. For such people, the real morals by which they live can be found elsewhere. Whatever they’re living day-to-day, that is their moral code — not what comes out of their mouths.

Posted inReligion

The Duggars: Authoritarians Trying to Protect Their Tainted Brand

Reading Time: 7 minutes Last week, the Duggar clown car family hit the headlines again. Unsurprisingly, those headlines centered on the arrest of family scion Josh Duggar. Federal authorities charged him with possessing child pornography. Slowly, news has been trickling out about what his father, Jim Bob Duggar, knew and how he handled his eldest son’s impending arrest. I wasn’t at all surprised to hear about his reactions, either. His family struggles hard these days — not with substantively addressing Josh Duggar’s sickening perversion and degeneracy, no, but rather with protecting their family’s two increasingly tainted brands. Today, I’ll show you what the Duggar brand is and how the Duggar patriarch is desperately trying to protect it from that taint.