Evangelical televangelist Ray Comfort produced a 30-minute video and released it on YouTube as a response, apparently, to the Russell-Crowe version of Noah. It talked so much about the signs of the last times, I quit before I got to the nine-minute mark. Continue reading →
Today is Pulpit Freedom Sunday. When I saw the headline, I thought it meant a no-sermon Sunday. Preachers wouldn’t like that.
Campus Crusade for Christ, an evangelical outreach group, is changing its name to … Cru. Seriously. These guys need some marketers who know their business. Not some motley crew. Or Motley Crue.
First, they’re dropping “Campus” because they got mission creep and started different programs. So far, so good.
Then, Crusade sounds too medieval, creepy, and offensive to Muslims. So it goes out the window as well. Are you with me?
Next, they ax “Christ” from their name, too. They say that the meaningless name “Cru enables us to have discussions about Christ with people who might initially be turned off by a more overtly Christian name. We believe that our interaction and our communication with the world will be what ultimately honors and glorifies Christ.” Continue reading →
“I am the Chairman of Thomas Nelson Publishers, the largest Christian publishing company in the world and the seventh largest trade book publishing company in the U.S.,” boasts Mr. Michael Hyatt on his website.
One wonders, then, why he chose to recommend a page on his Twitter account full of immorality and profanity. In his tweet, he found it “Hilarious!” Continue reading →