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Christian education is needed to put the fear of God into kids

Two Christian zealots – retired military chaplain Lt Col E Ray Moore, above left, and evangelist Dr James Dobson – have sounded a warning that the public education system in America is hastening the decline of churches, and  subjecting kids to ‘spiritual damage, extreme indoctrination, and other serious problems’. When the two got together to […]

Not much wisdom

There’s this idea that even if you’re not a believer and you don’t see Holy Books as divinely dictated, still they’re a good source of wisdom. I’m not convinced of that. There’s a lot of gorgeous language in the King James translation of the Bible, to be sure, and some of the remarks attributed to […]

Indiana pastor Justin K White arrested over fake burglary

When pastor White, above, senior minister at the First Christian Church in Columbus, Indiana, announced that he had been burgled, kind-hearted people immediately rallied to support him and his family. They showered him with gifts, and two policemen even replaced his stolen TV. But there was no real burglary. And last week White was arrested […]

Pregnant professor ordered to marry or dump her boyfriend

Back in 2015, Coty Richardson, above, was sacked by administrators at a small evangelical Christian college in Oregon after she refused their demand to marry or dump her partner. But this week a federal judge ruled that Northwest Christian University, a private, 700-student school in Eugene, had illegally discriminated against Richardson, who had been an […]

‘Educator’ in hot water after dishing up sex waffle to kids

Sex educator Shelly Donahue, above, will never again get to address youngsters at Jenks Public Schools in Oklahoma after her faith-based advice sparked outrage among students. According to this report, Donahue, who is “passionately committed to Jesus Christ as the ultimate answer to the teen sexual activity problem in America“, recently gave a talk that […]

Associated Press castigated for ‘fake news’ about Jesus

Yesterday, Associated Press, in reporting on the historic $4-million renovation of the Edicule, described it as ‘the cave where Jesus was buried and rose to heaven’. This got right up the nose of Steven D Greydanus, a deacon in the Archdiocese of Newark. Writing for The National Catholic Register, he accused AP of conflating Jesus’s  […]

‘Gay cure’ charlatan Joseph Nicolosi is dead aged 70

When news broke earlier this month that Nicolosi, above – known as ‘the father of gay reparative therapy’ – had died, LifeSiteNews ran a grossly inaccurate headline: ‘Joseph Nicolosi helped thousands coping with unwanted homosexual desires’. He most certainly did not. In fact, the devout Catholic quack, according to Christian writer Jonathan Merritt, wrecked “countless” […]

Deranged politicians: Jesus will head a new, ‘virtuous America’

South Carolina State Representative Josiah Magnuson, above, has a bold new vision for America in which ‘Christ is placed in His rightful position as the authority over all of life, and His law of liberty is made our rule of conduct’. Magnuson, 25, and fellow S Carolina State Rep Jonathon Hill, 32, inset – both […]

Pastor charged in connection with his granddaughter’s death

In what is thought to be the first prosecution of its kind, Pennsylvania pastor Rowland Foster, above left,  has been charged in connection with the death his own granddaughter who died from medical neglect. According to this report, Foster is pastor for the fundamentalist Faith Tabernacle Congregation which insists that adherents place their trust in […]

Bishop who helped expose Anglican clergy abuse resigns

Australian Bishop Greg Thompson, above, who has been diligently working to expose ‘horrendous’ child abuse in the Anglican Church, resigned yesterday because of the pressure imposed on him for standing up for abuse victims. The Newcastle bishop, himself an abuse victim, said: When I started this journey to right the wrongs of child abuse in […]