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Zillionaire Founder & CEO of McJesus Inc. Dead At 99

Billy Graham, who pioneered the showy, jet-setting religiosity of raking in a fortune while pantomiming the gospel of a humble, poverty-espousing Messiah, blinked out into an eternity of meaningless blackness overnight. 205 more words

Lamb Of God Pastor, Mistaken For Coyote, Fatally Shot

Via Statesville Record & Landmark:

Deputies said Marsh was hunting coyotes and had an electronic coyote call near Edd Burgess Road Extension in Taylorsville. He was armed with a shotgun and a rifle.

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Bitty & Beau's: a coffee house that employs special needs people

They starred on Broadway, but their most celebrated roles came later as parents of two Down Syndrome kids, for whom they opened a coffee house. 395 more words


The Next IMB president

Doug Munton writes an excellent blog on what we should pray for in the next president of the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention.

via The Next IMB President

Pastor To Urban Poor Rolls In $230,000 Bentley SUV

Yo, that camel would sail through the eye of a needle if it only had 600 horsepower, 664 lb-ft of torque, and acres of diamond-quilted leather, bitch! 109 more words

ASH WEDNESDAY: What you should know

To well appropriate Ash Wednesday is to keep in memory the words “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return…Repent, and believe in the Gospel.” 410 more words


Caring for Religion, Commentary in The Daily Star newspaper in NY

My article printed in The Daily Star February 10, 2018

Reading in The Daily Star about closure of First Baptist Church in Oneonta provoked flashback. I don’t know their circumstances, but my church community folded about fifteen years ago, and I now offer one piece of advice. 965 more words