Pole Dancing for Jesus

Ummm… Ohhh-kay. Not much to add here.  Though I will say that when somebody plays the “you shouldn’t judge” card, they’re kind of giving the game away.  Where would you like me to put my tithe?

Ravi Zacharias vs. Stephen Hawking

I know who I’d take in a foot race or a pie eating contest (kidding—I’m sure Stephen Hawking could develop a very sophisticated machine to help him eat pie), but how about in a religion vs. science throwdown? Apologist Ravi Zacharias takes a swing in the video below.

Better to Light a Single Candle than to Actually Have Enough Light to Read By

For all of recorded history, man has sought to drive out the darkness. First fire and then the electric light bulb brought man into glorious new epochs of modernity. But it turns out that convenient, affordable light was a tragic mistake, and Thomas Edison is a villain worse than Pol Pot and that crazy army … Read more

Love and Wrath

Whoa… heavy: One evangelical cliché has it that God hates the sin but loves the sinner. There is a small element of truth in these words: God has nothing but hate for the sin, but this cannot be said with respect to how God sees the sinner. Nevertheless the cliché is false on the face … Read more

"The Bachelor" a Good Measure of the Screwed-Uppedness of Our Culture

Over on Think Christian, Jerod Clark comments on “The Bachelor” as cultural barometer: While I can put aside some of the petty stupidity that comes along with reality television, I can’t shake how messed up the idea of love is with contestants on the show. I have to question how someone who claims they’re looking … Read more

They Don’t Make Good Movies Anymore

…And now we have mathematical proof! From Moki.tv (click through to see the handy visual aid of badness).

England Is Doomed

This is so screwed up, I’m not sure where to begin: an English court has ruled a couple unfit to be foster parents because of their Christian beliefs: There is no place in British law for Christian beliefs, despite this country’s long history of religious observance and the traditions of the established Church, two High … Read more

"Can I Smell You"

A behind the scenes look at how they make those great Old Spice commercials:

Charlie Sheen and Defining Crazy Down

Everybody is having great fun talking about Charlie Sheen, and man, I want a piece of that action. The popular diagnosis is that Sheen is some kind of crazy, though the degree and particular variety of crazy are in some dispute.  But the assumption is that he’s at least addicted to something (or somethings), and … Read more