The statistics are in. The United Methodist Church has declined in membership every year since 1979. In the last three years alone, the UMC has lost 185,000 members. Meanwhile, the "trans-gendered" Methodists held a news conference in during the general conference of Methodists in Fort Worth. Of course, stuff like that has nothing whatsoever to do with the UMC's decline. Click here: UMC's membership steadily declining (OneNewsNow.com)
The Southern Baptists have also suffered a numerical decline--the number of baptisms last year was the lowest in a decade. I'll leave it up to my readers to speculate about the reasons for the decline. Click here: RNS Feature: "Southern Baptists report lowest baptism rate in a decade"
In the bitter irony department, the Chinese have discovered one of those factories making stuff for Target was also making "Free Tibet" flags! Yes, capitalism has its downside. Click here: BBC NEWS | Asia-Pacific | 'Free Tibet' flags made in China
Finally, someone is investigating one of life's greatest mysteries. Why do ghosts wear clothes? Especially old ratty ones. Click here: Why Are Ghosts Seen Wearing Clothes?