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

Jun 6, 2014 By Abraham 3

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 By Joey White 2

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…

Contemporary Christian Debates 03

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

Contemporary Christian Debates 10

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 By Abraham 1

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…

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

May 1, 2014 By Joey White 7

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…

Condensing books of the Bible into single, minimalist illustrations [15 pictures]

Mar 10, 2014 By Joey White 3

When not serving in his primary role as a Presbyterian pastor and liturgical studies Ph.D. student, Joseph Novak is a freelance graphic designer. Novak notes,

In an age of information overflow, sometimes we need to strip away the many words which obfuscate meaning and rely on simple symbolic shapes to introduce us to themes beyond the text.

To that end, Novak has reimagined most of the books of the Bible as pieces of minimalist art…

6 Job

He’s quick to clarify, “The Minimum Bible is not trying to replace the Bible. Rather, it serves as a sort of visual diving board back into the text.”

You can purchase prints of any of the 60 pieces in the series over at Minimum Bible. Here are some examples…

Genesis — The 7 days of creation

1 Genesis

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