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A Southern Pastor: What Does It Mean To Be The Church

A Southern Pastor: What Does It Mean To Be The Church

I write a Christian left blog. The site I write for is a far left, radically liberal site called Liberal America. It focuses especially on issues of the marginalized, poverty, corporate greed, bigotry, discrimination, and hypocrisy. It supports itself with Google ads, which often include ads for dating websites, Viagra, and other non-workplace-appropriate elements. Clicking […]

Standing In The Shadow Of MLK Jr., Loretta Lynch Makes Her Final Speech In Birmingham (VIDEO)

Standing In The Shadow Of MLK Jr., Loretta Lynch Makes Her Final Speech In Birmingham (VIDEO)

Just days before the end of Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s term, she stood at the pulpit of Birmingham’s 16th Street Baptist Church in the shadow of one our greatest leaders, Martin Luther King Jr., and addressed the citizens of Alabama. Lynch told the congregation: “We can’t take progress for granted. We have to work. There’s no […]

Sketchy ‘Prosperity Gospel’ Pastor Will Lead Prayer At Trump’s Inauguration (VIDEO)

Sketchy ‘Prosperity Gospel’ Pastor Will Lead Prayer At Trump’s Inauguration (VIDEO)

The inauguration team for President-elect Donald Trump has had a hard time finding celebrities to perform at the event; however, there are plenty of religious leaders itching to appear there to lead prayer. One of them is Paula White,  a “prosperity gospel” preaching pastor from Florida who has known Trump for over a decade. What […]

Faux News Moron Asks An Atheist Why He Doesn’t Like Church (VIDEO)

Faux News Moron Asks An Atheist Why He Doesn’t Like Church (VIDEO)

Just when we thought the Faux News anchors couldn’t be any more stupid, this idiot outdoes her coworkers. It’s the time of year for the “War on Christmas” reports. This week, the network is talking about the billboards in Louisiana that were put up by the American Atheists. They urge us to make “Christmas Great […]

Trump’s Policy Adviser Cutting Food Stamps: ‘Nothing’s More Christian’ (VIDEO)

Trump’s Policy Adviser Cutting Food Stamps: ‘Nothing’s More Christian’ (VIDEO)

President-elect Donald Trump has a new policy adviser who is lacking in one thing: compassion. Ken Blackwell, a Senior Fellow for Family Empowerment at the Family Research Council, said that there is “nothing more Christian” than cutting food stamps for families. He wants to cut $40 billion from the SNAP program, which will cut 40 million families […]

CRAZY Texas Church Newspaper Ad: ‘Craft Beer Is The Devil’s Craft’

CRAZY Texas Church Newspaper Ad: ‘Craft Beer Is The Devil’s Craft’

Texas’s Anchor of Hope Baptist Church, has decided to take a stand against the most unholy of all man’s inventions: booze. Craft beer is singled out in huge letters of a recent newspaper ad that has been doing the rounds on Reddit, but the ad also mentions wine as being particularly evil. The ad begins […]

Churches Are Making More Than Tech Companies And Need To Be Taxed… Now! (VIDEO)

Churches Are Making More Than Tech Companies And Need To Be Taxed… Now! (VIDEO)

Churches are a big money-making business. They take in a lot of money, but they pay zero taxes. They bring in over $1.2 trillion per year. The churches (a.k.a. “faith economy”) are worth more than the top 10 tech companies in the United States. This includes Apple and Google. The Guardian reported analysis comes from Georgetown University in Washington […]

Trump Held A Rally For Black Outreach, And Nobody Came (VIDEO/TWEETS)

Trump Held A Rally For Black Outreach, And Nobody Came (VIDEO/TWEETS)

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump continued his attempt at Black outreach (making white people think he’s not racist) by visiting a Black church in Detroit on Saturday, September 3. Though Trump tried to portray the event as a victory, things did not go quite as planned. Trump Inflates The Size Of Crowd I’m sure Trump […]

WATCH: Donald Trump Looks Sooooo Awkward Dancing At Black Church

WATCH: Donald Trump Looks Sooooo Awkward Dancing At Black Church

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump did his best to win more African-American voters this weekend. He ended up just looking awkward during the service he attended and sounding stilted during a speech. Trump addressed members of the nondenominational church, Great Faith Ministries located in Detroit. The church is led by Bishop Wayne T. Jackson who provided […]

‘Wait, I Forgot My Quote!’ — Trump Daughter-In-Law Flubs Interview Attempt To Insult Hillary Clinton (VIDEO)

‘Wait, I Forgot My Quote!’ — Trump Daughter-In-Law Flubs Interview Attempt To Insult Hillary Clinton (VIDEO)

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law was speaking at a church on Sunday. She had a quote in mind to use to insult Democratic presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton, but she forgot it. Well, she did marry a Trump; we can’t expect her to be a MENSA member. Antioch Road to Glory International Ministries in Charlotte, […]

Texas Volunteer Youth Pastor Gets LIFE IN PRISON For Raping Teen And Using Bible To Justify It (DETAILS)

Texas Volunteer Youth Pastor Gets LIFE IN PRISON For Raping Teen And Using Bible To Justify It (DETAILS)

A volunteer youth pastor in Texas has been sentenced to life for sexually assaulting teens at his church and using the bible to justify it. One his victims was 13-years-old when Dell Ivan Godkin, 48, first started abusing her. This lasted until she turned 17, with Godkin telling her that God approved of what they […]

Fewer Americans Are Looking Towards Religion To Solve Social Problems (VIDEO)

Fewer Americans Are Looking Towards Religion To Solve Social Problems (VIDEO)

As an atheist, I’m obviously not a fan of churches. I will admit, however, that many churches do some great charity work. Churches have been involved in many social movements and social problems. One of the leaders of the Civil Rights Movement was a Reverend. Many people think that churches help solve social issues, however, […]

Freedom From Religion Foundation Wants This Christian School’s Tax Exempt Status Revoked (VIDEO)

Freedom From Religion Foundation Wants This Christian School’s Tax Exempt Status Revoked (VIDEO)

A Washington State politician posted an anti-evolution poem on his Facebook page in January. David Madore is a councilor in Clark County, Washington. The scary part is that he calls his “poetry” science, and he calls his Facebook page a “newspaper.” Here is part of his “poetry:” “Shocked and dumbfounded, we hadn’t expected Molecular machines […]

Churches Are Tax-Exempt – Now This Church Is Suing For State Funds Too (VIDEO)

Churches Are Tax-Exempt –  Now This Church Is Suing For State Funds Too (VIDEO)

The watchdog group, Americans United for the Separation Of Church and State (AU), filed a friend-of-the-court brief in a pending case to the Supreme Court of the United States known as Trinity Lutheran Church of Colombia v. Pauley. This case started in Missouri. A friend-of-the-court brief is used to provide information that could be useful to the court. […]

Unique Working Dogs Could Make A Difference In Orlando Survivors’ Recovery (VIDEO)

Unique Working Dogs Could Make A Difference In Orlando Survivors’ Recovery (VIDEO)

Many organizations offer comfort dogs to people who experienced trauma. Those of us who own or like dogs know that petting one can be very comforting. I had an experience with comfort dogs myself when my college experienced a similar tragedy. In 2010, Dr. Amy Bishop, a former University of Alabama in Huntsville biology professor, opened fire during a staff meeting. […]

What Do Guns, Church, And Bikers Have In Common?

What Do Guns, Church, And Bikers Have In Common?

Welcome to today’s episode of “Gun-Toting Rednecks.” Now, they are not only waving their guns all over the place, they are singing about it. These people are in the congregation of the Heart of Fire Church in Louisville, Kentucky. The guy writing about this for Guns.com said that he enjoyed himself when listening to them, […]

Nikki Haley: Church Shooting Caused By Trump Style Rhetoric (VIDEO)

Nikki Haley: Church Shooting Caused By Trump Style Rhetoric (VIDEO)

June 17 will mark the first anniversary of the terrible massacre of nine black worshipers at Emanuel AME Church in South Carolina. The murderer, a young white man named Dylan Roof, told police that he wanted to start some kind of a race war. He was hoping for revenge and anger. He did not succeed. South Carolina’s eloquent and […]

Gay Alabama Lawmaker: Churches Are More Of A Threat Than Bathrooms

Gay Alabama Lawmaker: Churches Are More Of A Threat Than Bathrooms

Alabama’s only openly gay lawmaker, Patricia Todd, has put in her $0.02 about the transgender bathroom issue. She said that the fears around transgender people in bathrooms is totally unfounded. She said that your child is at a greater risk of predators when going to church or doing other activities that have kids in the care of […]

Fundie Leader Wants To Sell This Disgusting Item To ‘Christian’ Parents

Fundie Leader Wants To Sell This Disgusting Item To ‘Christian’ Parents

It’s amazing how often those holier-than-thou church types can turn the Bible into a marketing manual. This time we are seeing the return of “Pastor” Steve Haymond. This self-described “fundamentalist Christian” once ran a business called “Biblical Child Training.” It sold useful items like a “chastising stick.” You know, as in, “Spare the rod, spoil the […]

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