All Blog Posts Tagged 'prayer' (44)

National Day of Prayer

Today (May 7, 2009) is the "National Day of Prayer", which became a law in 1952 under President Harry Truman after Rev. Billy Graham lead a six-week crusade in Washington. Believers and nonbelievers alike have spoken out against a government sanctioned day of prayer.



J. Brent Walker, executive director of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, said "it is not the government's job to tell the American people what, where or when… Continue

Added by Pam on May 7, 2009 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Prayer Cross

Well... this would have to be the epitome of worthless crap sold on television. I mean C'MON! Who really needs a cross that reveals the lords prayer when you hold it up to the light? Ooooooooo, and it has crystals in it too! Sadly, there are probably enough gullible people out there that'll buy… Continue

Added by Kevin (Idolizing Reason) on April 7, 2009 at 12:05pm — 7 Comments

Zany in Texas

Texas has played host to a lot of recent tomfoolery. Shenanigans linked to and summarized below.




Texas' moment-of-silence law upheld by appeals court panel



The Texas law that requires public school students to observe a daily minute of silence is constitutional because it expressly allows any silent use of that minute, whether religious or not, a three-judge panel of the 5th… Continue

Added by Pam on March 23, 2009 at 9:16am — 2 Comments

Prayer Chain

I've come to the conclusion that it doesn't matter if what you're saying makes sense.



Example #1: One evening I was watching Extreme Home Make Over. (I know, bad idea.) An entire city was devastated by a horrible tornado. One part of the show centered around this old woman whose house had been completely demolished but the heart warming part was that God spared her rose garden. Really? That line of thinking seems a little backwards to me. Ok, so God was like, "I need to destroy this… Continue

Added by Erica on March 2, 2009 at 11:05pm — 7 Comments

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