Pencils, not prayer…

Sometimes, events just write themselves, such as this article at Think Progress…highlighting the two events in Houston last Saturday. At Reliant Stadium, Presidential wannabe Rick Perry and 30,000 others got together and prayed for the lord’s guidance in solving both the nation’s problems and Perry’s seeming inability to not wear a suit that doesn’t choke…

Nothing Makes a Cynic Like a Wealthy Church…

I grew up in the church. My father is a minister which meant I went to church every Sunday, did the whole baptism, confirmation, altar boy thing and when I was twelve, he took a new job at a church populated with a lot of people who had a lot of money. Not all, granted,…

And now, a word from our sponsors…Vol. 14 – Prayer Version

Sometimes you need a break… Pearl Jam – Do The Evolution The hidden subtext? Obviously… Dear God, I know it’s been awhile since I said hello. My bad, but things have been going pretty good so, thanks. I do have a request though and I’ve been thinking about it for a while now. So, here…

Can Christians Live With Torture?

– Do Christians believe it okay to strap a car battery to a detainee’s nuts? – Do Christians believe it okay to deprive detainee’s of food and water? – Do Christians believe it okay to simulate drowning? – Do Christians believe it okay, as in the case of a detainee at Guantanamo Bay, to keep…

Whadda Ya Mean, Disenfranchised? Well, Let Me Tell Ya…

Disenfranchised: 1. To deprive (a person) of a right of citizenship, as of the right to vote. 2. To deprive of a franchise, privilege, or right. I suppose we could start with a definition, tends to set the ground rules so to speak…but sometimes dictionary definitions don’t always cut it man, so stagnant, cold…and this definition…