The folks at DefendChristians.Org asked their readers to list their top 10 “anti-Christian acts of 2011”. The list is filled with the usual right wing “religious liberty” outrages including the shutting down of Bible studies and people being fired from their jobs for supporting “traditional
Two well worn bills arrived at the Federal Reserve Bank to be retired – a twenty and a one. As they traveled down the conveyor belt, they struck up a conversation. The twenty reminisced about the interesting life he had, traveling all over the country.
The Sunday School teacher was describing that when Lot’s wife looked back at Sodom she turned into a pillar of salt, when Bobby interrupted. “My mommy looked back once while she was driving,” he announced, “and she turned into a telephone pole.” Another Sunday School
Preached November 13, 2011 at Jubilee! Circle, Columbia, SC Readings: Proverbs 6:6-11: “A little sleep, a little slumber …” Matthew 25:14-30: “I went and hid your talent in the ground.” Hear this sermon at the Jubilee! Circle Web site. Our first song this morning comes
Preached October 30, 2011 at Jubilee! Circle, Columbia, SC Readings: Malachi 1:14-2:10: “Has not one God created us?” Matthew 23:1-12: “they do not practice what they preach …” Hear this sermon at the Jubilee! Circle Web site. Our first song this morning comes from country
Preached October 23, 2011 at Jubilee! Circle, Columbia, SC Readings: Exodus 22:21-27: “You shall not wrong or oppress a resident alien …” Luke 4:1-13: Jesus … was led by the spirit into the wilderness …” Hear this sermon at the Jubilee! Circle Web site. Our
Preached October 9, 2011 at Jubilee! Circle, Columbia, SC Readings: Exodus 32:1-14: “and the Lord changed his mind” Matthew 22:1-10: “invite everyone you find to the wedding banquet.” Hear this sermon at the Jubilee! Circle Web site. Our first song this morning comes from the
A recent study, “A longitudinal study of attempted religiously-mediated sexual orientation change,” published in The Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy has been hailed by conservative US Christians in publications and websites as a breakthrough. A Christian political group in Australia, the Salt Shakers, was
His [Phillip Lee] Way Out ministry contends in its brochures that its position comes from the authority of Scripture rather than social sciences and medicine. The “sexually broken” can be transformed through close reading of Scripture and openly discussing temptations, the ministry contends. “Since it
Picture this: The scene is Des Moines, Iowa, 2011. A joyous and excited engaged couple, in preparation for their upcoming nuptials, entered Victoria Childress’s home bake shop for a taste testing appointment for their wedding cake. The tradition of the wedding cake dates back centuries.