You might think think that a mosque built in Mecca would at least point supplicants in the right direction for their daily prayers--an important point of Islamic doctrine. All those new high-rises in Mecca have given people a birds-eye view of the city, and to everyone's chagrin, over two-hundred mosques are pointing in the wrong direction! Now, the faithful are wondering, are their prayers heard when they've been pointing the wrong way? Click here: BBC NEWS | Middle East | Mecca mosques 'wrongly aligned'
Speaking of Islam, cell phones are creating a number of problems for Muslims. So a new Fatwa has been issued which decrees that it is a sin to use verses from the Koran for your ring tone. But if you have to go to the bathroom make sure that your cell doesn't play a verse from the Koran while you are doing your business. That's a double-sin. Click here: Channel 4 - News - Fatwa on mobile phone usage
Here's a new pastor scandal--stealing church funds to pay for botox and plastic surgery. What's worse, the guy isn't even on TBN. Why does a parish priest in an episcopal church need botox and a tummy-tuck? Click here: FOXNews.com - N.Y. Pastor Accused of Stealing Church Funds for Botox and Prescription Drugs - Local News | News Ar
Sadly, there a huge market for Ken Samples' recent book on Christian worldviews (A World of Difference). According to a recent survey, less than 1% of young adults hold to a "Christian" worldview. Good thing we've got all these hip pastors and youth groups to teach 'em. Wait, that's the problem. Click here: Survey: Less Than 1 Percent of Young Adults Hold Biblical Worldview| Christianpost.com