The Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, Katherine Jefferts-Schori, has sent a letter to Archbishop Greg Venables of Argentina asking him not to meddle in internal U.S. church matters and not to “bring further discored into the Episcopal Church.” Venables is coming to the United States to meet with leaders of the Diocese of Fort […]
Month – April 2008
Members of a fundamentalist apostate-Mormon cult committed child abuse for years while operating on the Utah-Arizona border. But then they made a crucial error. They messed with Texas.
At the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Mass., they’re offering eight courses in June. Three focus on sex. One is devoted to the holy scriptures. Among the offerings: Third World Feminist Theology, Sexuality and the Social Order, and Queer Incarnation. [Not to be confused with Queer Explorations of Pastoral, Theological, and Ethical Issues, another EDS […]
John Hagee, the evangelist, John McCain ally and weather analyst issued a statement today saying he does not “know the mind of God concerning Hurricane Katrina.”
Southern Baptist membership, baptisms decline in 2007 By ROSE FRENCH Associated Press Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The number of people baptized in Southern Baptist churches fell for the third straight year in 2007 to the denomination’s lowest level since 1987, while total membership dropped by nearly 40,000.
Huckabee writing book on his failed presidential bid By ANDREW DeMILLO Associated Press Writer LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two weeks after the next president is elected, Mike Huckabee will publish a book sharing details on his failed bid for the White House and offering his vision for remodeling the conservative movement.
Maybe House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is quoting from the Howard Dean Version of the Holy Bible. You know, the one that has the book of Job in the New Testament. Or perhaps she’s picked up some new-fangled, biodegradable, Australian Earth Bible, with the words of Al Gore in red. Or perhaps, as congressmen sometimes do, […]
The 39th annual Gospel Music Association Dove Awards were awarded in Nashville last night. This is a big award, the industry’s top honor, short of a real Grammy. Here’s who won:
It was bound to happen sooner or later. A prominent Los Angeles televangelist has declared himself to be an “Apostle.” How do I know this? Well, there’s a full-page advertisement in the May issue of Charisma Magazine congratulating evangelist Frederick K.C. Price on his fancy new title. Fans of “Dr. Price” (he’s got an honorary […]
By HEATHER HAHN Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Two Little Rock ministers have sued their bishop in Pulaski Circuit Court, saying he assigned them to new congregations without giving them sufficient notice.