The Hallmark Channel will air an interview with Nobel Peace Prize winner Bishop Desmond Tutu on Sunday at 7 a.m. For those of you who prefer to sleep in, video clips are available here.
Month – February 2009
Sarah Pulliam of Christianity Today has written an interesting article about the term “Christian Right” falling out of favor among some right-wing Christians. As Pulliam correctly notes, labels that were embraced in one age can become epithets in later years. Early in the twentieth century, many evangelical Christians embraced the term “fundamentalist”. But it fell […]
The top polling firm polled people in the United States and around the world and found that the level of religiosity in Alabama is about as high as the level in Iran. Vermont’s religiosity, on the other hand, is about equivalent to Switzerland’s. To see where Arkansas falls, click here.
In Fort Myers, an Obama fan is called on at a presidential town hall meeting. He’s so excited, he breaks into a prayer of thanksgiving and then leaps in the air. The video is here if you haven’t seen it.
Former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is criticizing the stimulus package being debated on Capitol Hill. In an “Urgent” message to supporters, he blasts provisions which would prevent funds from being used by certain religious institutions.
Democrats, unhappy with Dr. James Holsinger’s past statements about homosexuals, successfully prevented him from becoming surgeon general during the final year-and-a-half of the Bush administration. However, President Bush gave the Kentucky doctor a consolation prize shortly before leaving office, the Washington Post reports. h/t: Jose Lazano Holsinger will serve on the president’s council on physical […]
Technically, the title is Special Counsel to the Presiding Bishop For Property Litigation and Discipline
The complete list of Grammy winners has been posted. The gospel music winners are:
Technically, the Grammy category is Best Spoken Word Album (D-Hollywood). Al Gore took home the trophy last night. Here’s who else has won in recent years: 2007: Barack Obama 2006: Jimmy Carter 2005: Barack Obama 2004: Bill Clinton 2003: Al Franken Hillary Clinton won the 1996 award…
Incumbent U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman (R-Minnesota), fighting in court to keep his congressional seat, tells a radio interviewer that “God wants me to serve.” Unfortunately for Coleman, God isn’t a Minnesota voter. Three months after Election Day, Coleman trails Democrat Al Franken, but just barely. The courts are still trying to determine who won the […]