What would you do if you woke up to this on a plane?

June 16, 2014 | 6 comments

When Irish Redditor Biff2204 was on a 7-hour flight to the Philippines recently, he was napping in his emergency-row seat when he was awakened like this…

(Warning — Turn your headphones down.)

He says it happened twice over the course of the flight and lasted about 30 seconds each time.

Do you know the most popular religion in your state after Christianity?

June 6, 2014 | 3 comments

The biggest religion in every state remains Christianity. Roughly speaking, the U.S. population is 2 parts Protestant, 1 part Catholic, and 1 part everything else.

So what is that “everything else”? Based on the most recent date from Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies, this map shows every state’s second most practiced religion…

2nd Most Popular Religion by State

Did you guess your state’s correctly?

Read more at the Washington Post.

25 silly things Christians laugh at themselves for actually debating

May 22, 2014 | 2 comments

Over the last couple days, people on Twitter — mostly Christians — have been writing sarcastic tweets joking about things the American evangelical church is stuck on. Using the hashtag #ContemporaryChristianDebates, participants are asking questions that point to issues which genuinely incite serious discussion among some Christians.

Some are funny because of how absurd they are…

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Others, as the great theologian Homer Simpson said, are funny because they’re true…

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The hashtag was initially meant to be a fun joke about Christians’ ability to debate any issue, no matter how small. The first tweet using the hashtag came from theologian Peter Rollins

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Pastor’s spiritual power called into question mid-exorcism by an unexpected twist

May 20, 2014 | 1 comment

A few comedic geniuses use an empty sanctuary and an incredible ability to accurately mimic church to create the funniest African religious parody you’ll watch today. I almost feel bad mentioning it’s a joke since it’s so convincing at first…

Bitter couple gets a little too honest in a hilarious ad for a parody Christian dating site

May 2, 2014 | No comments

In this interview with a couple who found one other on parody dating site Christian Tingle, we meet Mike and Karen. They married just three months after meeting…but they’re still saving themselves.

This follow-up from Tripp & Tyler to yesterday’s hilarious Christian Tingle ad may be better than the first…

The Christian dating site for those saving hand-holding for marriage

May 1, 2014 | 7 comments

After failed attempts to find love on other dating sites, John and Rebecca Esther Sara Bathsheba met one another on Christian Tingle. They both love the same famous pastor, their favorite “secular band” is Switchfoot, and — most importantly — they love Jesus…

Update: There’s a second Christian Tingle ad from Tripp & Tyler out now. It might be even better than this one.

Oh, and make sure to share this with your single friends…obviously. They’ll be so blessed…

Lesbian presents herself at church to be stoned

March 24, 2014 | 6 comments

Atlah World Missionary Church has made headlines a time or two with the ridiculous, attention-whoring messages they write on their marquee. They seem to have started out with an anti-Obama agenda…

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Then they blended their antipathy toward Obama with their extreme homophobia in this bizarre display…

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This will drive Sunday School teachers mad — Every analogy of the Trinity is heresy

March 23, 2014 | 2 comments

I’m late posting a St. Patrick-themed video, but if you are or ever have been a religion geek, you’ll get a kick out of this anyway.

A couple simple Irishmen ask St. Patrick to explain the Trinity to them…and then call him out for heresy…