Andy Kopsa

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Beware Beckian Theology: Beck v. Wallis

A Wantagh church is having none what Beck is selling. There is a face off brewing between FOX News personality Glenn Beck and Jim Wallis, noted evangelical faith-based activist. It … Continue reading

March 17, 2010 · 2 Comments

Guest Blogger: Julie Tarp on God & reproductive rights in Oklahoma

This is the first post in what I hope will be a series of guest bloggers from around the internet.  In an effort to be all places at once, I … Continue reading

March 12, 2010 · 2 Comments

Child protection bill passes house, some Republicans balk

What congressman wouldn’t vote for a bill called the Preventing Harmful Restraint and Seclusion in Schools Act (HR 4247)?  No one of course, right?  But handful of Republicans not only voted … Continue reading

March 8, 2010 · 9 Comments

Glenn Beck & David Barton host Lie-a-palooza 2010

I would never typically write about Glenn Beck.  He is repugnant, but is an entertainer that will be the cause of his own tearful, tea-bagging downfall. My tune has changed … Continue reading

February 12, 2010 · 4 Comments

Holy Rifle Scopes!

If it had been lunchtime when I heard this story, I would have lost it. Trijicon is a Michigan weapons company that currently is manufacturing rifle scopes with Bible verse … Continue reading

January 19, 2010 · 4 Comments

David Barton and the Miseducation of Texas

It is no secret to those who have read my past posts that I loath David Barton, founder of the Christian revisionist history ministry Wallbuilders. I have know that Mr. … Continue reading

January 18, 2010 · Leave a comment

The Family, Rachel Maddow and Wallbuilders

After watching Rachel Maddow interview with Bob Hunter, member of The Family, I decided to repost a piece I wrote last month.  A fundamentalist Christian friend and I have an ongoing debate … Continue reading

January 6, 2010 · 2 Comments

Brit Hume’s Sage-Like Wisdom Distilled

After doing a coffee flinging spit take, I now can see Brit Hume’s point, calling on Tiger Woods to cross over to Christianity to redeem himself and get saved.  Brit, … Continue reading

January 5, 2010 · Leave a comment

Ireland’s Blasphemy Law – I would like to think this would never happen here…

Atheist Ireland has been slapped with a $35,800 fine for violating blasphemy laws.  The group was sited after publishing anti-religion quotes by such luminaries as The Pope, Jesus, Muhammad, and … Continue reading

January 2, 2010 · Leave a comment

Why do Christians need congress to justify their belief?

Another great bill left in committee so far this session is H. RES. 397 the summary of which follows: Declares that the House of Representatives: (1) affirms the rich spiritual … Continue reading

December 31, 2009 · Leave a comment
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