Saturday, February 5, 2011

KJV Turns 400

The Globe and Mail takes a look at the impact of the King James Bible here.

Friday, February 4, 2011

National Prayer Breakfast

Here is a video from the National Prayer Breakfast, showing Barack Obama's remarks. There's a full transcript here.

Super Bowl QB

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says his favorite book is the Bible and leads his team in pregame prayers. Sometimes called "squeaky clean" by the news media, Rodgers is the NFL's career pass rating leader with the lowest interception rate in league history.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Smut for Smut

A student group at the University of Texas San Antonio is giving pornography magazines to anyone who turns in a Bible. Atheist Agenda set up a booth on the campus and calls the event Smut for Smut. It's the second time the group has tried the promotion. Meanwhile, Christian groups on campus are gathering to speak to students who stop by the event.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Church Faces Foreclosure

Regions Bank may take a Kansas City megachurch if the congregation doesn't come up with more than $14 million owned for a mortgage. The foreclosure on the First Family Church's 61 acre campus in Overland Park comes after hundreds of members had left the church over concerns about financial accountability. Pastor Jerry Johnston has not responded to media requests for interviews. Church officials would have up to 30 days to respond to the bank’s petition for foreclosure.

Monday, January 31, 2011

Super Bowl Ad Rejected

Fox Sports says it won't run an ad during the Super Bowl that refers to John 3:16. Produced by the Fixed Point Foundation out of Birmingham, Alabama, the advertisement encourages viewers to look up the Bible verse by directing them to There is no financial appeal or attempt to sale in the ad. Fox rejected it because it contains "religious doctrine." The group has turned to buys on regional networks to get the ad shown. Here's the ad.