Tag Archives: bible

It’s a new year, so there’s a new end of the world prediction

Mark your calendars for June 24th 2018. And then on June 25th, guess when the updated world ending prediction will drop. I’m gonna guess October 27. As good a date as any. This is old news from the start of … Continue reading

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Star of Bethlehem “found”

It’s the Christmas season again so again stories pop up to explain the nativity story with a hope of sounding scientific and also justified to keep Christ in Christmas. This one I get from Charisma News: In the spring of … Continue reading

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Apparent proof of Jesus’ brother

Not Bob, actually, but James, and an ancient manuscript outlining Jesus as his brother’s teacher in secret. From Newsweek: Biblical scholars at the University of Texas at Austin discovered the manuscript in the Nag Hammadi Library at Oxford University, where … Continue reading

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Trump doesn’t understand Jesus?

I avoid politics in here generally but, via Newsweek, apparently Trump’s tweets about Christ’s paternity raised more than a few eyebrows lately… “According to the bible, GOD was the father of Jesus. Faux Christian Trump who does not attend church!” … Continue reading

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Washington has a Museum of the Bible now

Yay? Road trip, anyone? Gee, I have so much holiday time left but zero ambition to visit that. It’s eight floors of Bible goodness, right there in D.C. But, as I’ve learned, there’s some concern over how the museum acquired … Continue reading

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Today’s found on Facebook – Matthew McConaughey’s thoughts on religion

He has a new movie out (Free State of Jones) where he plays Newton Knight, a Confederate soldier who rebelled against the Confederacy. The Daily Beast provides this quote from the actor talking about the film and explaining what he … Continue reading

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Today’s found on Facebook — bare bum spanks for God?

Via Rawstory we learn of a Little League coach taking dubious advice from a Bible-based child-rearing book. Jonathan Shawn Russell was in court in North Carolina accused of spanking his players, ages 8 and 9 at the time. The book’s … Continue reading

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Christian metal band loses singer to atheism

I’m snagging this from United Humanists where they’ve posted the story of Shannon Low who’d been in a metalcore band called The Order of Elijah. In his younger days he’d gone through the drug and sex problems that are common … Continue reading

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“God loves sex,” according to new Church billboard

This is a case of a billboard doing what a billboard is supposed to do: drum up business. In this case, the business is a church, and the choice to add sex into the mix is a good way to … Continue reading

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The most important question ever asked: How long was Jesus’ hair?

I wave my hands up in the air How long was Jesus’ hair? I wave my hands up in the air and wonder just who would care! How long was Jesus’ hair? Could he braid it down his back? How … Continue reading

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