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  • Blogs

    August 7, 2014

    Is Dallas City Manager A.C. Gonzalez Running One Big Roach Motel?

    Déjà vu, that French term meaning "already seen," the feeling you get that you've been here before, it can be creepy, right? You start investigating your memory to find what it is you're remembering. I got that feeling when I read about Dallas City Manager A.C. Gonzalez's so-called shakeup of to ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 6, 2014
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    January 27, 2014

    Baptists Are Seriously Discussing Robert Jeffress' Claim that Obama's Paving the Way for the Antichrist

    When First Baptist's Robert Jeffress proclaimed a couple of weeks back that President Obama is "paving the way for the antichrist," we dismissed it as a publicity stunt designed to sell copies of his new book on the end times. Not everyone was so quick to call Jeffress' claim empty bombast. Take th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2013

    Dallas is an Illuminati Blueprint for the End Times, This YouTube Video Proves

    To the untrained eye, the Google Earth view of the Dallas area looks about like what it is: a cancerous patch of concrete inexorably gobbling up the surrounding pastureland. But to those schooled in the ways of the Illuminati, it's something else entirely: a blueprint for the end times. All of this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2013

    Vonciel Hill: City Council Member, Prophet, Theologian and Sell-Out

    This is a little embarrassing. Nobody wants to say it. It's sort of rude, I guess. Uh-oh. Sounds like my job. OK. Here goes. Dallas City Council member Vonciel Hill is a mean-spirited, spiteful suck-up to the rich who is also increasingly unhinged. Ugly-talking. And way over the top out of bounds ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2012

    Voice Actor Dropped as Voice of Chuck E. Cheese Would Be Pissed if He Weren't Such a Darn Good Christian

    If you've ever been serenaded by an animatronic mouse while eating terrible pepperoni pizza and fending off hordes of screaming 5-year-olds, you know Duncan Brannan. For the past 19 years, the Dallas-area voice actor has been the nasal whine behind Chuck E. Cheese, the whiskered face of the eponymou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    A Look Back at 11 Crazy-Great Holiday TV Moments

    T'was the night(s) before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring 'cept you and your mouse. Click, click, click to these 11 merry moments of TV Christmas specials past -- some classic, some bizarre -- preserved online and ready to be rediscovered on YouTube and Hulu. Prese ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Rick Perry's Supporters Can't Stop Making Him Seem Like a Closed-Minded Prick

    "Pipe down, people, I'm trying to look presidential. My hair can't do all the work."​As he gears up for his inevitable run for president, Rick Perry is doing his very best to shield his inner kook and maintain some semblance of populism. But in the last couple days, two Perry allies have taken ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 9, 2010
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    January 4, 2010

    I Rang in 2010 Positively Positive. You?

    Ready for a happy weird year? Well, c'mon!​My New Year's resolution? To be more positive. More optimistic. More don't-look-now-but-holy-hell-my-glass-is-half-full. Bear with me, this is gonna be tougher than going without a crumb of food for 10 days. Ready? Here goes. I'm open to the idea o ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 31, 2009
  • Music

    December 17, 2009
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    August 20, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    At the Section 8 Anniversary Shindig, It Was All Hands on Deck. Even the Infected Ones.

    More than a year after an accident left improv comedian Mark Orvik with a nasty infection that has yet to fully heal, he and Section 8 are celebrating their 10th anniversary of "fast-paced, in your face, rock 'n' roll comedy" with shows at Ozona Grill and Bar. The first was last night; there's anoth ... More >>

  • News

    October 30, 2008

    Polygamy and Me

    Seven months have passed since the polygamist raid in Eldorado, but for one mainstream Mormon, the effects linger

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2008
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    April 18, 2008

    "Oh, Thank God! I Thought You Said 'A Protestant!'"*

    Pope Benedict XVI, like you didn't know that Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to the United States has provoked an examination of the relationship between Roman Catholics and evangelical Christians, who share a similar social agenda. Southern Baptist scholar, author and commentator Al Mohler points respe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2008
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    April 16, 2008

    John McCain’s Curious Christian Faith Two news articles in recent days have shed light on an enigma: John McCain’s Christian faith. Andrea Billups’ story in the Washington Times -- despite its inadvertently funny lede, which appears to have caught multiple people sleeping at the copy desk -- will do nothing to boost ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2008

    What God Says About Dirty Old Men

    Bible Girl was all ready to wax indignant about the prospect of children being ripped from their mothers, and then I read about the bed. Which is to say: the bed in the temple in Eldorado, where dirty old men got their freak on with underage virgins. Yep, right about then all my sympathy went out t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2008

    Moniker Deathmatch: Local Rapper Pikahsso Has Some Competition...

    Hey, look! I'm a! Uh-oh. We just got word that there’s a rapper from Newport News, Va., who calls himself P.I.C.A.S.So--which is pronounced exactly the same as the name of local celestial brain phunkmaster Pikahsso. One big difference: Newport News' is a born-again Chr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2008

    Is Rev. Jeremiah Wright a Hater?

    Rev. Jeremiah Wright will be honored by Texas Christian University's Brite Divinity School on March 28. These were his spiritual sons, men he’d ordained into ministry and sent into a hateful world. And now they’d turned their backs on him. Bishop Charles Harrison Mason, a Southern holy man, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2008

    Sure, They Name-Drop Jesus. But What in God's Name Do They Know?

    Trinity United Church of Christ Barack Obama with the Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr., in a now-famous photo taken three years ago There were the “Cocktail Christians”: the Lutherans in my Wisconsin hometown who did their sacred rites on Sunday morning and tipped multiple martinis Sunday night. Pun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2008
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    October 2, 2007

    "We Fight the Good Jihad"

    Have you prayed for Osama today?If you want to know what defines an evangelical Christian, look no further than Brother Andrew, the 79-year-old Dutchman who called himself "God's smuggler." He is a revered figure among evangelicals because of his single-minded devotion to spreading the gospel of Jes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2007

    Bible Girl: The Big, Happy Family Quiz

    This week, guest writer Renea Overstreet, a third-year law student at Texas Wesleyan and author of the novel Always a Bridesmaid, talks about her uneasiness as an African-American visitor at predominantly white churches. The very first Bible Girl quiz immediately follows.

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2007

    Bible Girl's Bringing Sexxy Back

    Does God really care about our sex lives? So asks a Bible Girl reader who’s wondering why this column has often dealt with sexual topics. (Do keep this in mind: I did not invent the Sherman Allen story. I couldn’t make that stuff up if I tried.) The answer is an emphatic yes, and you might be s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2007

    The Pentecostal Circus

    El Greco, "Descent of the Holy Spirit" He called himself Apostle. And many a Sunday morning was punctuated with the skronk-skronk of a saxophone as he blew his rendition of "Amazing Grace." He was a young man, and he'd recently gotten out of prison, where he had some kind of conversion. We were yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2007

    The Shiny Happy Spree

    Hal Samples By now you likely know the Polyphonc Spree's third full-lengther, The Fragile Army, is due out in June on TVT records. You can hear a bit of it on the band's Web site; the song's called "Section 22 (Running Away)," if you're in need of some specifics. First impressions: Jesus Christ, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2007
  • News

    March 1, 2007

    Jesus Junk

    Professor scoffs at Lost Tomb of Jesus documentary

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2007
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    January 26, 2007

    Indecent Exposure

    Bible Girl, if it makes you feel any better, distributors don't think anyone else wants to see Dakota Fanning get raped in Hound Dog either. One of us has got to be crazy. One of us has got to be deluded, dumb and blind. It is so very daring to examine the delicate matter of bestiality, to apply one ... More >>

  • News

    December 7, 2006

    Onward, Christian Soldiers

    Look out, evil Madison Avenue, these Jesus warriors have a battle plan for you

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2006

    The Three Graces

    Peter Paul Rubens, The Three Graces Last week, Bible Girl guest writer Laura Conaway wrote about her Southern Baptist upbringing and her journey from a "born-again congregation" to a "less rigid" Episcopal church where an outsider, "a woman married to a woman," found a spiritual home. Her faith, sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2006

    You The Man

    Becky Fischer is the leader of the Jesus Camp depicted in the controversial documentary being distributed by Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner. As promised in an earlier Bible Girl column, here's a black evangelical perspective on Jesus Camp--from occasional Bible Girl contributor Stephanie Morris: I have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2006
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    July 21, 2006

    Operation Restrained. Or Not.

    Seems the folks at Operation Save America, a local anti-abortion group that insists "Jesus Christ is the only answer to the abortion holocaust," have been busy these last few days. The so-called "Gentle Revolution" has been in Jackson, Mississippi, since July 15 "storming the gates of hell in the st ... More >>

  • Film

    December 1, 2005

    Jesus Saves

    Sarah Silverman speaks the unspeakable. And funny? Oh hell, yes.

  • News

    March 4, 2004
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    February 5, 2004

    Living Word

    Strike your book and cry no more

  • News

    July 20, 2000

    Mr. Fixit

    "Ex-gay" minister Randy Thomas prays to put gays and lesbians on the straight and narrow

  • Culture

    July 1, 1999

    Art for God's sake

    For local artist James Michael Starr, God is in the details

  • Music

    April 2, 1998

    Emotional rescue

    There's paradise found and innocence regained in the music of Neutral Milk Hotel

  • Calendar

    April 2, 1998

    Night & Day

    April 2-8, 1998

  • Calendar

    November 27, 1997
  • Music

    December 19, 1996
  • News

    November 14, 1996

    60,000 naked men

    When the Promise Keepers revival rolls into town, every soul in sight gets exposed

  • News

    March 21, 1996

    White Like Me

    A Christian comes to terms with Dallas' Christian Coalition

  • Music

    December 7, 1995
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