This has to be the strangest story I’ve seen this week.
Month – February 2010
It’s called the Book of Prophets, and you won’t find it in the Authorized Version. By James Hider, Jerusalem To have a dozen of your agents identified in police tapes after an extrajudicial killing is embarrassing. To have almost 30 operatives left with their covers blown — as appears to have happened after Dubai police […]
Top-notch Episcopal Church statistician Kirk Hadaway gave a presentation to Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and other church leaders — and the numbers don’t look good. After the ordination of openly gay bishop Gene Robinson in 2003, the Episcopal Church lost roughlyone-tenth of its members. Roughly One-seventh of its weekly churchgoers stopped attending. Is there […]
This is a story that is flying under the mainstream media radar.
Televangelist’s spouse claims “irreconcilable differences.” Hinn’s ministry has posted a statement here. If the couple go to court to divide their assets, this could get really interesting…
But not the variety that FOX News senior political analyst Brit Hume had recommended. Instead, Tiger Woods discussed his Buddhist beliefs during his televised mea culpa. (Full transcript here.) “I owe it to my family to become a better person. I owe it to those closest to me to become a better man. That’s where […]
At least 45 dioceses (through their so-called “standing committees) have consented to the election of Mary Douglas Glasspool as suffragin bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, the LA diocese reports. Glasspool will need the backing of 56 dioceses (plus a majority of “bishops with jurisdiction”) in order to become the first openly-lesbian bishop […]
The 2010 Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches is out. (An order form is available here.) And it contains few surprises. Mainline Protestant churches are shrinking. So are most evangelical churches. Which groups are growing? Roman Catholics. Pentecostals. Jehovah’s Witnesses. And Mormons.
Which one? The one responsible for monitoring international religious freedom, according to the Washington Post.
Joseph Reyes, a non-custodial parent, had his child baptized without his Jewish ex-wife’s consent. And he brought the child with him to church in defiance of a judge’s order. For more, click here.