College and Faith – Important Things to Consider

For many students, faith doesn’t play a huge part in deciding which college to attend. For them, the only real consideration is which college offers the right course, or whether they can afford to go to an Ivy League college. For students of faith, however, there is another issue: that is, whether to apply to a secular college or attend a mainstream college.… [Read more]

Yes, Mr. Broussard, there are Gay Christians

Even the Jesus Fish is getting in on the action!

It seems that the blogosphere has been abuzz all week with the news of gay NBA player Jason Collins’ coming out story in Sport Illustrated this Monday. The news has largely been met with positive statements from public figures, from the NBA Commissioner, fellow NBA players, and even former and current Presidents.… [Read more]

Reagan and the Law of Unintended Consequences, a.k.a. Today’s Mess in the Middle East

Yes, hindsight is always 20-20 and, no, this is not a post to bash Ronald Reagan. The Reagan administration certainly did what they had to do and they managed the challenges presented at the time. What they could not see were the consequences of their actions as they were unintended.

How does a country that was a sweetheart of the free world and a defender of democracy end up being the object of hate for so many?… [Read more]

Islamist Proselytism and Policy of Haunting the ‘Captives’

The recent on-air conversion of a young Hindu man to Islam on a private TV channel in Pakistan has again stripped the clerical segment of Pakistani society of the hypocrisy it has been blasted for numerous times already. Besides making it an item of public entertainment, the incident defines the level of bigotry a TV channel would indulge in so as to win applause from the fundamentalist mindset.… [Read more]

Miracles and Wonders Like What You Never Saw! Part II

In today’s Encyclical, the Holy Uncle shares Part II of some of the miracles and wonders that survive the rewriting of Sacred Scripture in the new Tea Party Version (TPV) of the Bible.

ENCYCLICAL THE FIFTH, Part II

Well hello there, my children. Thank you, again, for dialing up the pope, or whatever you call it on this Internet thing.… [Read more]

Miracles and Wonders Like What You Never Saw! Clever Ways to Turn a Buck!

In today’s Encyclical, the Holy Uncle shares some of the miracles and wonders that survive the rewriting of Sacred Scripture in the new Tea Party Version (TPV) of the Bible.

ENCYCLICAL THE FIFTH, Part I

Well hello there, my children. Thank you for dialing up the pope, or whatever you call it on this Internet thing.… [Read more]

Is the Majority of the GOP Just a Bunch of Oxy-morons?

In some states, Evangelical Christians comprise more than 50% of the Republican electorate. In addition, the Republican electorate is, in 2012, almost exclusively right-wing in ideology. It is therefore accurate to say that generally, right-wing Christians make up the majority of Republican voters. The question is, “Is the term or the notion of a right-wing Christian an oxymoron, either literally or essentially?” Put in another way, is saying the term right-wing Christian tantamount to saying something like “gay Nascar?” Alright, alright, give me a break!… [Read more]