Topic: religion

(UPDATED) Everyone Praying For Hobby Lobby To Be ‘Victorious’ Today Is Praying For A Mess Of Civil Rights Disasters

(UPDATED) Everyone Praying For Hobby Lobby To Be 'Victorious' Today Is Praying For A Mess Of Civil Rights Disasters

I’m not entirely sure what all the people who say they are praying for Hobby Lobby to be victorious today if the US Supreme Court decides a corporation can have religious beliefs knows what exactly this means. I have a hard time understanding all the ramifications myself, but it goes far beyond not wanting women to have access to IUDs and Plan B. More »

Jesus Freak: 12 Hilariously Dirty Church Billboards That Prove God Has A Sense Of Humor

Jesus Freak: 12 Hilariously Dirty Church Billboards That Prove God Has A Sense Of Humor

If you’ve ever been to church, then you’ve probably gotten the church giggles. I would say that the majority of my formative years were spent in the pews of a church looking up “dirty” Bible verses when I was bored, showing my sister, and attempting to laugh silently without drawing attention. I was, and still am, very mature for my age. More »

Jesus Freak: A ‘Gaytheist’ Child Isn’t The Worst Thing To Happen To A Christian Family

Jesus Freak: A âGaytheistâ Child Isnât The Worst Thing To Happen To A Christian Family

Growing up in a Christian home, there were a few unspoken rules passed down from my parents and the general community. As always, the experience I speak to is my own and no one else’s. While I believe many of these misconceptions are common among Christians, they are not absolute. Not all Christians are the same, but many Christian parents voice disappointment over kids who “fall into” major sin—like homosexuality or even (gasp!) atheism. More »

It’s Not Christian To Only Let Your Kids Play With Other Christians

Itâs Not Christian To Only Let Your Kids Play With Other Christians

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if the world was a simple, peaceful place where everyone was the same? If we all had the same beliefs and shared the same values, then everyone would always get along. No one would ever fight or get divorced or be exposed to any kind of evil that could possibly draw them to the dark side. Basically, just pretend like the bad things aren’t there, and they don’t exist. More »

5 Ways To Explain To Your Kid That His Jewish Friend Didn’t Mean To Kill Jesus

5 Ways To Explain To Your Kid That His Jewish Friend Didn't Mean To Kill Jesus

Because Easter is inextricably linked to the death of Jesus, Jews like me occasionally find themselves defending the actions of their forefathers when it comes to the whole Jesus death thing. And look, most of us just want to eat Easter candy and look at hilarious pictures of bunny costumes, and not have to explain for the millionth time that nobody we’re related to killed your messiah. More »