Southern Baptist Convention

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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 >>

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    June 3, 2013

    The Boy Scouts Have Been Possessed by Big Gay Demons, and Other Gay-Scout Fallout [Updated]

    A couple of weeks ago, delegates from the Irving-based Boy Scouts of America voted to lift their ban on openly gay Scouts, though openly gay adult staff members are still barred. When that vote happened, demons flooded the earth, Sodom and Gomorrah were re-animated, and we all plummeted into a ragin ... More >>

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    November 2, 2012

    Dallas' Very Tiny, Very Baptist Criswell College Takes On Obamacare's Contraception Mandate

    Criswell College is comprised of a couple of buildings on a single block in East Dallas at the intersection of Gaston and Haskell. The 42-year-old institution is tiny, just 322 students, but deeply religious. Its mission is centered on preparing students for the ministry, which it does according to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    Arlington Pastor Hates Gays and Mormons

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Thanks to Baylor's Cock-Block, Texas A&M May Wait Until 2013 to Join SEC

    ‚ÄčThe Southern Baptist Convention has over 16 million members. It also boasts a mission statement: As a convention of churches, our missional vision is to present the Gospel of Jesus Christ to every person in the world and to make disciples of all the nations. Perusing their web site this mor ... More >>

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    August 20, 2009
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    April 17, 2008
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    May 10, 2007

    Old-Time Religion and New Americans

    Hispanic evangelical leaders join to push for compassionate immigration reform

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2006

    Southern Baptists Talk Tongues

    If the Southern Baptists forbid speaking in tongues in order to talk to God, we did find this handy book. More than 100 Southern Baptist leaders gathered today at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Arlington to talk about their denomination's sharpening opposition to speaking in tongues--specifically, wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2006

    School of The Rock

    I don't have to tell you what dens of iniquity and sin our state's public schools are. You walk into one of those things, and you're practically guaranteed to get pregnant, screw up your SAT or get shot or knifed or something. It's really shocking I made it to where I am today, if you think about it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2006

    Tongue-Talkin' Maniacs

    Till today, most of us heathens thought speaking in tongues was either a Talking Heads album or something Robert Tilton pretended to do. That's why we have Bible Girl on hand, burnin' down the house. A strange noise was coming from somewhere behind me. "Dee-dee-dee-dee-dee-dee-dee-dee..." I looked ... More >>

  • News

    June 15, 2006

    On a Wing and a Prayer

    Minister to despots across the globe, evangelist K.A. Paul just needs a few tons of jet fuel--and a safer plane--to keep up Godís work

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    January 1, 2004

    Sob Story

    Buzz sheds a tear for 2003

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    November 14, 2002


    In another holy war, the battle plan is to turn Muslims into Bible believers

  • News

    July 20, 2000

    Mr. Fixit

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

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    May 4, 2000

    Epistle to the Jews

    Southern Baptist missionary Jim Sibley's job is to call Jews to Jesus. Is anyone listening?

  • News

    June 24, 1999

    Edifice complex

    Michael Piazza wants his proposed $20 million cathedral to send a message to the world -- gays can go to heaven too

  • Culture

    March 11, 1999

    A better mousetrap

    The wonderful worlds that Walt built are rendered at the Modern in Fort Worth

  • News

    July 16, 1998
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    April 16, 1998

    Straighten up and fly right

    American Airlines refuses to let a threat from the religious right steer the company off its gay-friendly course

  • News

    November 13, 1997

    School's out

    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.

  • Calendar

    June 26, 1997
  • Film

    April 17, 1997

    Mia & Peter & Liza & Mazursky

    The USA Film Festival offers an unapologetic orgy of movie delights

  • News

    August 24, 1995
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    April 6, 1995