John Hagee opened his trap, and bats flew out

Back in August, Pastor John Hagee twisted some Bible verses into an ugly pretzel to say that people who receive public assistance (which he incorrectly called “welfare”) were “nasty,” and that they should go get a job, or starve. I’ll let this piece from Addicting Info explain how Hagee’s preaching efforts fall far short of …

Beating babies for Jesus?

We all know that line about sparing the rod and spoiling the child, but Frank Schaeffer reports at Truthout: There is a brutal movement in America that legitimizes child abuse in the name of God. Two stories recently converged to make us pay attention. Last week, a video went viral of a Texas judge brutally …