As you may know, I grew up in the Christian bookstore industry. I have long since repented for all of the Christian trinkets we sold throughout the years. But one of the most vivid memories from my bookselling past was listening to the latest sales pitch from someone trying to hawk a brand new "testimony book" from some current "Christian" celebrity. I can't imagine how the Zondervan sales rep will pitch Kate Gosselin's new book. I truly hope the woman is a believer and that book is of some value . . . But I've seen one too many of these to have very high expectations. Eight was enough! Gosselin Book
Having trouble with self-denial? To help the faithful, Dutch Catholics have identified Lent as "Christian Ramadan." Apparently the average Dutch citizen knows more about Muslim holidays than Roman Catholic practices. Amazing. Christian Ramadan instead of Lent
As if I needed another reason to hate state-sponsored two-kingdom confusions like the National Prayer Breakfast, here's a gem from Obama from this year's gathering. “God’s grace is expressed by Americans of every faith, and no faith, uniting around a common purpose, a higher purpose.” And I thought God's grace is supremely expressed in the cross of Jesus Christ . . . Theologian in Chief?
The 4000 year-old remains of a man who lived in Greenland were recently discovered. His DNA showed he had male pattern baldness. I'll bet he had a 4000 year-old "comb-over" to boot. The only thing worse than being bald is trying to look like you are not. The Old Bald Guy