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Experts Reveal Exactly What Porn Does to a Man’s Brain and Why It Is ‘So Dangerous’ to a Marriage

A noted social researcher has joined forces with an anti-smut Christian ministry leader in warning that pornography use can have a profoundly “dangerous” impact on marriages, detailing point-by-point exactly what happens in a man’s brain when he sees sexual imagery.<p>Researcher Shaunti Feldhahn and …

Here Is How to Use PowerPoint to Create Educational Infographics

July 16, 2015<br>Here is an interesting short video from Microsoft in Education showing you how to use PowerPoint 2013 to create educational infographics …

9 of the religious right’s most laughable attempts to be cool

They want so badly to be hip — and yet they fail so spectacularly<p>It’s evident that social conservatives have a serious demographics problem. If they are realistic, they realize that appealing primarily to white rural Christian fundamentalist males over 55 has its limitations. As a result, some of …

Nick Offerman Gives A Tour Of His Pizza Farm In Hilarious School Lunch PSA

"French fries are practically salads."

10 Easiest Acoustic Guitar Songs to Play

Although advertisements on the web pages may degrade your experience, our business certainly depends on them and we can only keep providing you …

All You Need to Know About Lindsey Graham’s Views on Radical Islam Can Be Heard in His Brutal Response to Code Pink Leader

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), a Republican presidential candidate, didn’t hold back in his response to Code Pink leader Medea Benjamin after she briefly took control of a discussion on foreign policy at an Atlantic Council event on Wednesday.<p>“I’m just horrified by your foreign policy because …

America Is Not a Christian Nation

I've been seeing a lot of things recently about how America is turning its back on its Christian roots and how things were so much better and more Christian-like in America in times past compared to now. Now, I love America. This is mostly because I just happened to be born here, but it's my home. …

Next time someone questions America's history of racism, show them this video

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23 Books You Need To Read Before Watching The Movie Versions

Because the book is always better.

Ed Young's Megachurch Says Glenn Beck Is Headlining July 4 'Freedom Experience' Because He's an American Patriot Who Loves God

Glenn Beck, conservative radio host and television personality, is the featured guest at pastor Ed Young Jr.'s Texas megachurch over the July 4th …

Faith

Pastor Asks His Father, A Renowned Civil Rights Leader: How Do We Grieve For Charleston?

On the first Sunday after nine worshippers lost their lives during a shooting inside Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, parishioners of a historic black church in Chicago gathered to listen to a powerful sermon.<p>During the tag team session, the Rev. Dr. Otis …

Americans Were Asked if God Gave the U.S. a Special Role in Human History. Here’s the Result.

Despite notions of rising secularism and dwindling faith in the USA, the majority of Americans still see divine intervention at play when it comes to the United States’ role in the world, according to a new survey from the Public Religion Research Institute.<p>Photo credit: Shutterstock<p>In fact, 62 …

Baptist Seminary President Films Openly Secular Video

A campaign dedicated to eliminating discrimination against secular people has gained an unusual supporter.<p>Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary …

Why Christian T-Shirts, Movies, & Music Aren’t Very Good

Christian T-shirts, mediocre films about the rapture, and Christian music that is a copycat of the Top 40 are proof that Christians largely …

The “death of Christianity” in America

Young People Aren’t Leaving Christianity Just Because They’re Apathetic About Faith

May 29, 2015 by Hemant Mehta<p><b>Adam Ford</b>, a Christian cartoonist, made this comic that I’ve seen several people sharing online:<p>The full strip is here …

Coulter Hates ‘the Browning of America’

The motormouth claims the U.S. is being ruined by an influx of immigrants from Latin America, Asia, and Africa. Is this performance art or is she for …

Paul Magrs's top 10 sci-fi sagas for teens

From HG Wells’s War of the Worlds to Anne McCaffrey’s Dragonquest, Paul Magrs picks out the best mind-expanding science fiction series for teenagers to discover and devour<p><b>1. Splinter of the Mind’s Eye by Alan Dean Foster</b><p>Disney is kicking the Star Wars franchise back into life this year with a new …

Should a Woman Preach Next Sunday?

Why do Andrew Wilson (here and here) and Tom Schreiner (here) and John Piper (here) take their valuable time to write about their differences over …

12 worst ideas religion has unleashed on the world: Conflict, cruelty and suffering — not love and peace

<b>Pat Robertson (AP/Gene J. Puskar)</b><p>Our shared moral/spiritual core matters. But religion has also promoted some of the worst ideas humanity has known<p>Valerie Tarico<p>May 19, 2015 10:00am (UTC)<p>Some of humanity’s technological innovations are things we would have been better off without: the medieval …

Religion

GroupMap-A Good Tool for Boosting Students Visual and Critical Thinking Skills

May 18, 2015<br>GroupMap is an excellent educational web tool for group brainstorming and decision making. It allows you to create your own map and …

Star Wars Deleted Scenes Reveal an Entire Movie You Didn't See

This is what George Lucas' classic almost looked like.<p>The original 1977 <i>Star Wars</i>is basically its own trilogy, Luke Skywalker's full coming-of-age tale. Part one: Escaping the moisture farm life on Tatooine. Part two: Breaking Leia out of the Death Star. And part three, the thrilling conclusion: …

Noam Chomsky undresses Sam Harris: Stop “pretending to have a rational discussion”

<b>(Reuters/Majed Jaber/Simon & Schuster/Ray Garcia)</b><p>The new atheist tries to “engineer a public conversation” about terrorism and humiliates himself in the process<p>AlterNet Staff • Salon Staff<p>May 5, 2015 8:30pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Controversial author and new atheist Sam …

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Ten SHOCKING Bible Verses Your Pastor DOESN'T WANT YOU TO KNOW ABOUT!

Mike Eaves<p>It’s kind of an open secret that most Christians haven’t read the Bible. Despite polls showing that 92% of Americans agree with the …

Michael Keaton Revealed The Moment He Realized He Wasn’t Going To Win An Oscar

Michael Keaton stopped by <i>Letterman</i> earlier, obviously defeated after walking away from the Oscars empty-handed for his fantastic turn in <i>Birdman</i>. Some people didn’t enjoy it, but I thought it was just the right kind of crazy. Clearly, a member of the Academy agreed and told Keaton as much at the …

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10 Adult Coloring Books To Help You De-Stress And Self-Express

We're fairly certain elementary school had all the answers. Nap time, snack time, recess, second nap time -- how could any third-grader not be completely zenned out? Another major factor in our eternal envy of the single-digit age group: the coloring book.<p>The coloring book is a major source of …

The Fundamentalist Witch Hunt’s New Prey

A beloved professor forced from a Nazarene university this month is the latest casualty in a war that’s being waged against thinking evangelical …

“The early Christians not only said that Jesus had been raised from the dead; they concluded from this that God’s new age had indeed begun”

Eclectic OrthodoxyWhat then did the earliest Christians mean when they said that Jesus of Nazareth had been raised from the dead?They cannot have …

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