First Baptist Pastor Robert Jeffress gets most of the press for his outspoken views on homosexuality and Mormonism, but over at the Dallas Voice, John Wright highlights the, um, retrograde views of another prominent local preacher, Dwight McKissic of Arlington's Cornerstone Baptist Church. McKissic ... More >>
Pastor Darrell Gilyard This looks like a story for ... Bible Girl! Only, well, she's off writing her book, so instead I'll just point your attention to this story out of Jacksonville, Florida, where pastor Darrell Gilyard today pleaded not guilty to sending sexually explicit text messages to a 14-ye ... More >>
A Trinity River vote, the return of the Citizens Council, a corruption case at City Hall. Buzz is confused. Was this 2007 or 1997?
This week, Bible Girl turns to Jared Binder, a graduate student at Dallas Theological Seminary and a Dallas Observer intern, for thoughts on the "deadly sin" no one ever talks about in church. Bible Girl posts from Bible Girl will be sparse in the next few weeks; I'm working on something for the pap ... More >>
Wade Phillips ushers in a kindler, gentler, better Cowboys era
T.D. Jakes will join Jerry Falwell on CNN tonight. Lord have mercy. "How would Jesus solve today's problems?" Dunno, let's ask Him. (Or Bible Girl.) But since that's not an option -- sorry, that's not an option for some of us -- CNN tonight at 7 p.m. turns to some familiar faces for Jesus' thoughts ... More >>
Not unlike a pair of old blue jeans, new Cowboys coach feels like a good fit
This is a little girl named Rachael. She's 9. She spends much of her free time trying to save non-believers. Here, in a scene from Jesus Camp, she's protesting abortion in during a trip to Washington, D.C. Filmmakers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady were in town today trying to rustle up some business f ... More >>
Daystar, a local broadcaster that carries T.D. Jakes, is having trouble getting blessed to air in Los Angeles. Daystar Television Network--the Marcus Lamb-owned powerhouse that bought KDTN-Channel 2 from KERA in 2003 for some $20 mil and has some 50 million viewers worldwide, so it claims--wants to ... More >>
Famine, pestilence, war, death--at Dallas Theological Seminary, the Apocalypse is the horse to bet on
Some menu items seem out of place. What's going on?
Louis Schwartzberg aims for America's Heart, but mostly sticks to the surface
Plus: Waking up the Snooze, Anti-Semitic Morons, True Fanatic
Plus: The Original Crusaders; Out, Damned Potholes; Someone's Lying
Cheating is bad, says the simplistic Emperor's Club
In another holy war, the battle plan is to turn Muslims into Bible believers
The road to Ellen was paved with the best of intentions
Looks like Domingo Garcia will coming to a ballot near you.
Until his overthrow, Bill Price led the Texas anti-abortion movement for 17 years. Was it politics, ego, or something worse that did him in?
The Eyes of Tammy Faye teaches us that garish televangelists have feelings too
Tammy Faye Bakker's back, but don't be afraid this time
"Ex-gay" minister Randy Thomas prays to put gays and lesbians on the straight and narrow
Michael Piazza wants his proposed $20 million cathedral to send a message to the world -- gays can go to heaven too
Leap-frogging through history with the Toadies
Lubbock-born sculptor-songwriter finally finds a little Salivation
Walt Whitman Community School in Oak Lawn is America's first private high school for gay and lesbian students. Despite some grim personal stories, the kids are all right.
Larry Flynt doesn't go all the way to bad taste
You don't take Rick Finlan and Don Venable seriously? That could be a mistake you live to regret.