ALLEGIANCE. Swap faith in the sentence ‘salvation by faith alone’ to allegiance – salvation by allegiance alone. Self, this is a thesis by Matthew Bates. It reminds me of a chunkier more concrete way of loyalty for the gift of grace – I give Jesus my allegiance, reminiscent of His own imperative, “Follow me,” as […]
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“I think a lot about how clubs are almost like queer churches. You go and congregate and you dance.” — Olly Alexander Salo Panto, the latest album from Years and Years will be released July 6th. After releasing a single and a trailer, Olly Alexander sat down with the BBC to share some thoughts. Including […]
The American Journal of Preventive Medicine published a study recently showing a link between faith and suicide among LGBTQ youth. This is what all that bigoted rhetoric from the evangelical Christians in and out of the church is doing to our children. The study shows how religion helps protect most people from thoughts of suicide. Sadly, the […]
Israel Folau, a rugby player for Australia’s international rugby union team, is the latest to reveal the extent of his bigotry in online comments he made publicly but—I guess—assumed no one would see? He already publicly disavowed his rugby organization’s support of same-sex marriage and the recent Australian gay marriage win. “[W]hat was god[‘s] plan for gay people??” […]
More than 20 people surrounded him, including the church leader, and proceeded to punch, beat and knock him to the ground for nearly two hours. At one point, someone grabbed him by the throat and shook him, a police report states. Brooke Covington is the worst type of terrible human. The kind that uses religion to destroy […]
I never knew Leviticus disallowed so many things. Here’s a sample: Burning any yeast or honey in offerings to God (2:11) Failing to include salt in offerings to God (2:13) Eating fat (3:17) Eating blood (3:17) Failing to testify against any wrongdoing you’ve witnessed (5:1) Failing to testify against any wrongdoing you’ve been told about […]