Topic: religion

Jessa And Ben Seewald Have ‘Beware Of God’ Sign At Their House In Case Jessa’s RBF Wasn’t Enough

Jessa And Ben Seewald Have 'Beware Of God' Sign At Their House In Case Jessa's RBF Wasn't Enough

When I wake up to fun Duggar news, my heart glows much in the manner that God must make the Duggars’ hearts glow. Mine is made of stone and bits of rotten garbage so I’ll never understand what they’ve got going on with their Lord and Savior, but I am just cruel enough to giggle at their more ostentatious displays. Join me, won’t you? More »

I’m Not Baptizing My Children To Appease Religious Family Members

I'm Not Baptizing My Children To Appease Religious Family Members

I totally understand parents who are not really religious but opt to perform this ritual anyway. Some people like rituals, and some people are trying to appease their parents. I understand the latter as motivation, my mother — although not overwhelmingly religious — has repeatedly mentioned the fact that my children are not baptized, and even tried to plan one for my son twice. More »

Ellen Is Not Trying To Turn Your Kids Gay, Because That Is Not Something That Actually Happens

Ellen Is Not Trying To Turn Your Kids Gay, Because That Is Not Something That Actually Happens

At some point, the anti-gay bigots are going to have to come up with new scare tactics. The whole, “Gay people are trying to recruit your children” thing is a little played out, don’t you think? Not to one op-ed columnist, who claims that Hollywood is trying to force gay people down the throats of America, as if a) they could fit, which they can’t because people can’t fit into mouths, and b) as if there were gay people everywhere and they too need to be represented on TV. Wait, that second part is actually true. More »

Muggle Mom Rewrites Harry Potter As A Christian Story So Her Kids Won’t Go To Hell

Muggle Mom Rewrites Harry Potter As A Christian Story So Her Kids Won't Go To Hell

A mom going by the name “proudhousewife” on FanFiction.net is rewriting the Harry Potter books so that they’re all about Christianity. “Do you want your little ones to read books; and they want to read the Harry Potter Books; but you do not want them to turn into witches?,” reads her bio. “Well-this is the story for you!”I guess those of us who DO want our kids to turn into witches should just kept reading the boring old Potter books and hope for the best. More »