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Stuffed Boyfriend Bears: A chastity teddy ‘for girls who wait’

When your creepy boyfriend celebrates St Valentine’s Day by handing you a balloon holding a teddy, check the lable. Does he like women to be into children’s things. Or is that a Purity Bear?


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Boyfriend Bears are “for girls who wait”. No, these evangelical Christians are not waiting for The Rapture. Well, not only that. They waiting for sex.

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Posted: 8th, February 2015 | In: Reviews | Comment

The Satanic Children’s Big Book of Activities Coloring Book: free to Florida’s young Christians

Have you read the “The Satanic Children’s Big Book of Activities”?

The Satanic Temple wants to give these pamphets to children in Orange County, Florida.

Why? Well the Orange County School Board said that Christians could legally hand out Bibles in school. So. Non-Christian groups wants to hand out their own literature. The Central Florida Freethought Community (CFFC) planned their own giveaways.

But the School Board became a censor:

Orange County Public Schools insisted on vetting the freethought literature from FFRF and other secular groups. It censored many of the materials, including “Letter to a Christian Nation,” Sam Harris’ book; “The Truth,” an essay by Robert G. Ingersoll; “Jesus Is Dead” a book by Robert Price, professor of philosophy and religion; “What on Earth Is an Atheist,” a book by Madalyn Murray O’Hair; “Why I am Not a Muslim,” a book by Ibn Warraq, and several FFRF “nontracts,” including “Dear Believer,” “Why Jesus?” “What Does the Bible Say About Abortion?” and “An X-Rated Book.”

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Posted: 18th, January 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment

Christians And Muslims Fight For Right To Murder For Their Beliefs

ARE we outraged that Christians are being persecuted?

Melanie Phillips in the Times:

Barbaric assaults on religious liberty are greeted in the West with an embarrassed silence. Canon Andrew White is one of the bravest people I know. For nine years this former Middle East envoy for the Archbishop of Canterbury, who has played a key role in freeing hostages in the region, has been the vicar of St George’s church in Baghdad.

As such, he has been the emblem and body-armoured defender of Iraq’s Christian community, which has been under murderous assault in the wars that have engulfed Iraq since the fall of Saddam Hussein.
A few days ago, at a conference I chaired in Jerusalem, Canon White told me that the Archbishop of Canterbury has now forbidden him to return to his church in its heavily barricaded compound. Given the advance towards Baghdad of Islamic State (Isis) — which has now murdered a fifth hostage, the American Peter Kassig — it is simply too dangerous even for him.

More than 1,200 members of his congregation and several of his staff have been murdered in the past few years. His flock has dwindled from 6,500 to 1,000 today, including the six remaining Jews in Iraq, who have lived under his personal protection.

What is happening is a tragedy of extraordinary, historic proportions. In the place where Abraham was born, most of the 135,000-strong, three millennia-old Jewish community was forced to flee several decades ago. Now it seems that Christianity is about to be wiped out in a land where it has been cradled for more than 2,000 years.

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Posted: 18th, November 2014 | In: Reviews | Comments (3)

Yes, Christians Are The World’s Most Persecuted Minority

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WHO are the world’s most persecuted minoroty, asks “Middle East expert Raymond Ibrahim thinks he knows:

One hundred years ago, 20% of North Africa and the Middle East, the birthplace of Christianity, was Christian. Today, Christians make up 4% of the population. Much of that decline has occurred in the last decade. In essence Muslims are rendering North Africa and the Middle East free of Christians.

Take Egypt, for example, my ancestral homeland. In just the past two years, tens of thousands of Christian Copts have left Egypt. And many others want to leave, but they simply cannot afford to. Why they want to leave is no mystery.

On New Year’s Day 2011, the Two Saints Church in Alexandria was bombed, leaving 23 Copts dead and 97 injured. In recent years dozens of Coptic churches have been attacked, many burned to the ground. In August 2013 alone, the Muslim Brotherhood and its supporters attacked and destroyed some 80 churches.

Unfortunately, Egypt is more the rule than the exception.

Hundreds of Nigerian churches have been destroyed in recent years, with especially deadly attacks reserved for Christmas and Easter church services, leaving dozens dead or mutilated. Churches have been bombed or burned in Iraq, Syria, and just about every place in the Middle East where churches still exist except Israel. Christian businesses have been torched, Christian girls have been kidnapped, sold as child brides or slaves, and had acid thrown in their faces for not being veiled. Anyone born a Muslim who converts to Christianity faces jail and possibly execution. The list of fresh atrocities by Muslims against Christians grows longer almost every day. Even in Muslim countries often portrayed as “moderate” — Morocco, Indonesia, Malaysia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan — Christian minorities are under legal pressure not to build churches or evangelize.

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Posted: 10th, November 2014 | In: Reviews | Comments (3)

Proof: Monster Energy Drinks ARE The Work of Satan

MONSTER Energy drinks are the work of SATAN!

Posted: 9th, November 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment

Terrifying Quiz From 1987 Evangelical Book ‘How to Raise ‘Purfect’ Kids’

IN 1987, John Ray Bohlen taught parents how to raise children in his guide How to Raise ‘Purfect’ Kids. You can read more of his wisdom on the Great Commission Ministries Website.

He writes:

In this day when juvenile delinquency is rampant and broken homes are rife, here is a safe, sure, and sane —– guaruntee from God!!! Here are practical Kingdom principles on how to raise perfect children written by a couple who did!!!

In these pages, meet Joey, Kari, Dawn Joy, and Josh. They are fun loving, people loving and God loving! They are obediant, but creative; righteous but not religious; rrespectful, but not restrained.

John has yet to write a book on spelling, but he is massively popular (it says here):

John Bohlen is a person of unquestioned integrity who has dedicated his life to the fulfillment of the Great Commission. John’s message about “The King’s Greatest Secret” has blessed many throughout the United States, and his books are in great demand in Africa as well as in the United States.


Does it work? Well, look at his kids:

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Spotter: Christian Nightmares


Posted: 22nd, June 2014 | In: Books, Strange But True | Comment

The 1940 Reader: A Potato That Wasn’t A Christian

IN 1940, the pamphlet A potato that wasn’t a Christian hit the streets.

A potato that wasn't a Christian


Now read on:

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Mummy. Who makes potatoes..?

jesus is my potato


Spotter: Baby Jesus on a Cross, Christian Nightmares


Posted: 6th, April 2014 | In: Books, Flashback, Strange But True | Comments (2)

Meet Donny Reagan, America’s Most Racist Pastor?

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SAY ‘Jesus Christ’ to Donny Reagan of the Happy Valley Church of Jesus Christ in Johnson City, Tennessee. The American Jesus blog think he could be the most racist preacher in the USA.

What we learn about Brother Reagan wipes his face a lot and believes God was clever to have invented grass for the sheep to eat, it being true that sheep prefer green grass to orange grass, and that god realised the preferences or the ram, ewe and lamb and created the vegetation in their favourite hues and textures. Amen.

Before we get to Reagan, let’s learn more of the church where he channels the prophets of segregation:

Welcome to Happy Valley Church of Jesus Christ. We are a Non-Denominational church but our roots run from the early Pentecostal era making our services more of a Pentecostal type of atmosphere. Our congregation numbers around 600 brothers and sisters of whom many have relocated to our area from Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, Washington D.C., Georgia, North Carolina. Also included in our congregation are believers from Trinidad, Puerto Rico, Kenya and the Congo.

The diverse makeup of our congregation offers many different styles of special singing. You may hear contemporary, classical, bluegrass, and some ‘good ole’ Southern gospel singing.

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Posted: 15th, February 2014 | In: Reviews, Strange But True | Comment (1)

Jesus Called: The Hotline To Heaven Grave Tribute

JESUS called…

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Posted: 15th, February 2014 | In: Photojournalism, Strange But True | Comment

The Green Dragon cult: Environmentalism is seducing your kids and killing Christianity

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THE Green Dragon is feeding the minds of your kids. It is a “spiritual deception”.  It is “deadly“. It is killing Jesus.

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Posted: 14th, October 2013 | In: TV & Radio | Comments (2)

Anti-gay Christianist apologises for his bigotry in trying to turn gay sinners into saved straights

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ALAN Chambers, of Christianist gay-curing service Exodus International:


“The land of the free and the home of the brave is morphing into a homosexual haven… Just look at the top programmes on television or listen to the most popular actors and musicians. They are celebrating all things gay: gay marriage, gay adoptions, gay cruises, gay politics…and, of course, gay churches… Pro-homosexual leaders realised the same truth employed by Hitler and Marx: To advance their agenda they must radically influence the hearts and minds of young people.”


To Members of the LGBTQ Community:

In 1993 I caused a four-car pileup.  In a hurry to get to a friend’s house, I was driving when a bee started buzzing around the inside of my windshield. I hit the bee and it fell on the dashboard. A minute later it started buzzing again with a fury. Trying to swat it again I completely missed the fact that a city bus had stopped three cars in front of me.  I also missed that those three cars were stopping, as well.  Going 40 miles an hour I slammed into the car in front of me causing a chain reaction. I was injured and so were several others.  I never intended for the accident to happen. I would never have knowingly hurt anyone. But I did. And it was my fault. In my rush to get to my destination, fear of being stung by a silly bee, and selfish distraction, I injured others.
I have no idea if any of the people injured in that accident have suffered long term effects. While I did not mean to hurt them, I did. The fact that my heart wasn’t malicious did not lessen their pain or their suffering. I am very sorry that I chose to be distracted that fall afternoon, and that I caused so much damage to people and property.  If I could take it all back I absolutely would. But I cannot. I pray that everyone involved in the crash has been restored to health.

Recently, I have begun thinking again about how to apologize to the people that have been hurt by Exodus International through an experience or by a message. I have heard many firsthand stories from people called ex-gay survivors. Stories of people who went to Exodus affiliated ministries or ministers for help only to experience more trauma. I have heard stories of shame, sexual misconduct, and false hope. In every case that has been brought to my attention, there has been swift action resulting in the removal of these leaders and/or their organizations. But rarely was there an apology or a public acknowledgement by me. 

And then there is the trauma that I have caused. There were several years that I conveniently omitted my ongoing same-sex attractions. I was afraid to share them as readily and easily as I do today. They brought me tremendous shame and I hid them in the hopes they would go away. Looking back, it seems so odd that I thought I could do something to make them stop. Today, however, I accept these feelings as parts of my life that will likely always be there. The days of feeling shame over being human in that way are long over, and I feel free simply accepting myself as my wife and family does. As my friends do. As God does.

Never in a million years would I intentionally hurt another person. Yet, here I sit having hurt so many by failing to acknowledge the pain some affiliated with Exodus International caused, and by failing to share the whole truth about my own story. My good intentions matter very little and fail to diminish the pain and hurt others have experienced on my watch. The good that we have done at Exodus is overshadowed by all of this.

Friends and critics alike have said it’s not enough to simply change our message or website. I agree. I cannot simply move on and pretend that I have always been the friend that I long to be today. I understand why I am distrusted and why Exodus is hated. 

Please know that I am deeply sorry. I am sorry for the pain and hurt many of you have experienced. I am sorry that some of you spent years working through the shame and guilt you felt when your attractions didn’t change. I am sorry we promoted sexual orientation change efforts and reparative theories about sexual orientation that stigmatized parents. I am sorry that there were times I didn’t stand up to people publicly “on my side” who called you names like sodomite—or worse. I am sorry that I, knowing some of you so well, failed to share publicly that the gay and lesbian people I know were every bit as capable of being amazing parents as the straight people that I know. I am sorry that when I celebrated a person coming to Christ and surrendering their sexuality to Him that I callously celebrated the end of relationships that broke your heart. I am sorry that I have communicated that you and your families are less than me and mine. 

More than anything, I am sorry that so many have interpreted this religious rejection by Christians as God’s rejection.  I am profoundly sorry that many have walked away from their faith and that some have chosen to end their lives. For the rest of my life I will proclaim nothing but the whole truth of the Gospel, one of grace, mercy and open invitation to all to enter into an inseverable relationship with almighty God.
I cannot apologize for my deeply held biblical beliefs about the boundaries I see in scripture surrounding sex, but I will exercise my beliefs with great care and respect for those who do not share them.  I cannot apologize for my beliefs about marriage. But I do not have any desire to fight you on your beliefs or the rights that you seek. My beliefs about these things will never again interfere with God’s command to love my neighbor as I love myself.   

You have never been my enemy. I am very sorry that I have been yours. I hope the changes in my own life, as well as the ones we announce tonight regarding Exodus International, will bring resolution, and show that I am serious in both my regret and my offer of friendship. I pledge that future endeavors will be focused on peace and common good.
Moving forward, we will serve in our pluralistic culture by hosting thoughtful and safe conversations about gender and sexuality, while partnering with others to reduce fear, inspire hope, and cultivate human flourishing.

Religion. It’s not all about telling other people what to do.

Posted: 25th, June 2013 | In: Reviews | Comments (2)

Laurent Gbagbo: Christianity’s African Bulwark Against Islam Murders Women Protesters

IN the Ivory Coast, the leader Laurent Gbagbo will not go peacefully.  These are other people’s political affairs in the Heart of Darkness, right? Does the civilised West move in and teach these people what is right? The AP reports:

Soldiers backing Ivory Coast’s defiant leader mowed down women protesting his refusal to leave power in a hail of gunfire Thursday, killing at least six and shocking a nation where women’s marches have historically been used as a last resort against an unrestrained army…

Last week, [Laurent] Gbagbo’s security forces entered the Abobo neighborhood and began shelling it with mortars, a shocking escalation indicating the army is willing to use war-grade weapons on its citizens…

…Gbagbo, a former history teacher, has refused to cede power, even though U.N.-certified results showed he had lost the race by half-a-million votes….

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Posted: 4th, March 2011 | In: Politicians | Comment

How Pastor Terry Jones Survived The Rapure When The World Ended Yesterday

PASTOR Terry Jones says he won’t burn the Koran. The little man from the little town in America says he will not burn a book. Religious nuts can be believed in.

Pastor Terry Jones Studied Koran In Egypt Says BBC

News linking Mr Jones to a US flag making company with stalls throughout Kabul are unproven.

But  Terry Jones knows the word and the word is what they will keep.

In other news, you are not dead.

The rapture has been and gone. Says Signs Of The End:

The Day and the Hour

September 2, 2010

It should be pretty clear that the studies found in the book and this website look to this Feast of Trumpets 2010 (September 9th) as the time of the Rapture of the Church. That is less than a week away. Time is quickly running out…

Jerusalem sunset is 1853 on September 9th.

Koran Killer Terry Jones Refuses To Burn Koran In US Flag Unless Obama Calls

Video Invite To The Burn A Koran Day Jesus-Mo Smack Down And Gay Spit Roast!

Koran Burning Pastor Terry Jones And ‘Niggers’ Torching The US Flag

Spotter: Richard Bartholomew, via Bulldada Newsblog

Posted: 10th, September 2010 | In: Reviews | Comment

All Christians Are Islamophobes Says Children’s Magazine

THIS cartoon is claled Standing Up For What You Believe In, and features in the latest issue of Klic!, the quarterly magazine aimed at 8-to-12-year-olds in care.

It’s published by the Who Cares? Trust – and aims to be “the best ever mag for kids in care”, beating off competition from Playstation Monthly, Readers’ Wives and The Lady.

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Posted: 5th, April 2009 | In: Reviews | Comments (3)

Why Early Christians Ate Dinosaurs explains why dinosaurs died out, and Christians did not:

When did animals begin to kill and eat other animals?

Animal Hunter After the Flood, God gave people official permission to kill animals for food and eat them. Man could now eat everything, green plants and animals (Genesis 9:2,3). This means that people from Noah’s family could have eaten dinosaurs, if they tasted good.

Posted: 13th, November 2008 | In: Strange But True | Comments (6)