- Augusta Heights Baptist Church dismissed from Greenville Association after pastor performs same-sex marriage -- "It was clear that Augusta Heights had left the biblical view of marriage as being between a man and a woman and accepted same sex marriage..."
- California school lets students wear anti-LGBT stickers -- "...administrators and lawyers have decided that students have as much right to wear anti-gay stickers on their school ID badges as they do to wear stickers supporting gay rights..."
- Closing The Book On Vengeance -- "We must constantly resist the temptation to cast ourselves in the role of those who deserve mercy, while casting those outside our tribe in the role of those who deserve vengeance."
- Controversial Pastor Ran Mars Hill Megachurch Like a Crime Syndicate -- "Also at issue are millions donated by church members who were told offerings went to missions in Ethiopia and India through the church’s “Global Fund.” In reality, those tithes appear to have stayed right at home."
- Gay, transgender movements need a divorce -- "If the gay community allows the trans community to co-opt its success and redefine the movement as one seeking to upend the human experience, it does so at its own peril."
- On Dog Funerals and Being an Inadvertent Propagandist -- "Literally nothing is said regarding those grieving the loss of an animal."
- On the Ethics of Online Shaming -- "Is online shaming just a new version of something that humans have always done, or is it substantially different..."
- On Traveling -- "Traveling has not always been a big deal but for the past two centuries it has become fashionable to travel."
- Pastor says Trump ‘true friend’ to evangelicals -- "'Donald Trump cares about and loves evangelical Christians,' Robert Jeffress, Fox News personality and pastor of First Baptist Church in Dallas said..."
- SBC boots church for allowing pastor to officiate gay wedding -- "Previously voted out of the Greenville Baptist Association and South Carolina Baptist Convention, Augusta Heights becomes the...first [church voted out of the Southern Baptist Convention] involving a marriage cermony performed since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last June that same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states."
- 40 harmful effects of Christianity – #17 -- "This post is the seventeenth in a series that addresses a list of “40 harmful effects of Christianity” that originated on the American Atheists Facebook page..."
- 93-Mile-Long Ancient Wall in Jordan Puzzles Archaeologists -- "When was the wall built? Who built it and why?"
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
California school, and other links
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