Friday, June 22, 2007

Have You Prayed for bin Laden Today?

Speaking as a Christian, they are not our enemies. God loves the world. And in my new book, Secret Believers, we propose the question, "Have you prayed for bin Laden today?" That question should shock a lot of Christians. Of course we haven't! That is why he is what he is. We have an evangelical black list of people we don't want to see in heaven and put bin Laden on top. Saddam Hussein is probably second.


We in the West are following or believing in the God of revenge as much as every Muslim does. So there's no need for us to sit on a pedestal. We have to come down to the foot of the Cross and learn from Jesus. He came to forgive, and he came to die. I have seen this attitude in many Christians in Gaza. It gives me hope for the future.

Brother Andrew

Thursday, June 21, 2007

Domestic partnerships & health care

Would domestic partner benefits matter so much to people if health care wasn't so expensive?  I'm inclined to think not.  If it didn't cost so much to shoulder health care costs on one's own, who cares whether the government (or your employer) considers your relationship legit?

Monday, June 11, 2007

Hilton on the media

"I was shocked to see all of the attention devoted to the amount of time I would spend in jail for what I had done -- by the media, public and city officials," [Paris Hilton] said.

"I would hope going forward that the public and the media will focus on more important things like the men and women serving our country in Iraq and other places around the world." (AFP)

Hear hear.

For an example of how nuts the media has gone, check out this Jay Leno clip commenting on the MSNBC coverage.