W. C. Fields (1880-1946) was an American comedian, actor, and writer. He was quick with a witty quip. And could make audiences roar with laughter. Ironically it is said that Fields was “chronically unhappy. “
As an avowed atheist, religion played no part in Field’s life. He “regarded all religions with the suspicion of a seasoned con man.”
However, late in his life when he faced the reality of death, the story is told of a friend visiting Fields and found him reading the Bible. Continue reading
In response to the Islamist terrorist attack in Manchester, England, which killed 22 people and wounded 120, evangelical leader Franklin Graham posted a sharply worded warning on his facebook page.
“EVIL LOSERS. President Donald J. Trump was so right when he called the Manchester Islamic terrorists ‘losers.’ The truth is, they’re losers in this world and in the next.” Continue reading
A fundamentalist website called Signs of the End Times claims that the world will end in 2017.
According to Christian Today and Christian Headlines.com “the website points to various current events to make a case that the signs have aligned to signal the end of the world and the second coming of Christ.”
“The signs the website points to include natural disasters such as earthquakes and hurricanes and also cultural shifts, such as the cultural attitude toward sexual immorality, as well as increased persecution of Christians.” Continue reading
Well, I woke up this morning and the world hadn’t come to an end. Honesty, I can’t say that I’m surprised. But I wonder if Chris McCann is shocked?
McCann, the leader and founder of eBible Fellowship, an on-line religious group headquartered near Philadelphia, predicted the world would end on Wednesday, October 7th.
“It does appear that 7 October will be the day that God has spoken of: in which, the world will pass away,” McCann told The Guardian in a recent interview. Continue reading