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by Jon Perr
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Oct 20, 2014 at 05:31 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
I have studied preaching, done a little bit of it, and listened to a lot of it, and I have never figured out why Billy Graham was so popular. His preaching was always mediocre at best. For my money,
by illinifan17
Comment Count 34 comments on Sat Nov 09, 2013 at 05:02 PM PST with 13 Recommends
For those that weren’t aware, Billy Graham is prophesying the end-times and the second coming of Jesus Christ. This is the kind of crazy, magical thinking that Frank Schaeffer so masterfully ...
by johnfromberkeley
Comment Count 59 comments on Thu Nov 07, 2013 at 01:39 PM PST with 25 Recommends
Why share this here? I believe it is very important to know what directives Graham will be giving because it is clear that today's GOP politics and voting base depends heavily on the Evangelical ...
by War on Error
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Nov 06, 2013 at 08:30 AM PST with 18 Recommends
Apparently, it's Billy Graham's 95th Birthday, and Billy Graham Ministries is doing everything it can to exploit the occurrence in a new crusade. I'm surprised to see so many Christians rallying ...
by johnfromberkeley
Comment Count 28 comments on Fri Nov 01, 2013 at 11:28 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
by Walter Brasch Roman Catholic Bishop Daniel Jenky, of Peoria, Ill., ordered all parish priests in his diocese to read a letter to their congregations condemning Barack Obama. The letter, to be ...
by brasch
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Nov 08, 2012 at 02:59 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Last night, Stephen Colbert looked at how after Mitt Romney met with Billy Graham, his website removed Mormonism under their list of cults . Throughout the election, pundits have wondered whether ...
by BruinKid
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Nov 02, 2012 at 05:00 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
Perhaps no one represents a more direct and serious threat to the public welfare today than Paul Ryan . A foolish and self assured rebel who heads up the Randian Crusade into the abyss (See “
by Morton Montgomery
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue Oct 30, 2012 at 10:37 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
The Core Doctrine of the “divinity of Christ” as Christian doctrine is betrayed by Dr. Graham for Political Advantage. For decades Billy Graham as assumed the role of the presumptive U.S. “...
by Morton Montgomery
Comment Count 28 comments on Fri Oct 19, 2012 at 12:25 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
A post from back in September is suddenly timely in light of the flap that Bruce Wilson (aka Troutfishing ) has been reporting (and which is ...
by Frederick Clarkson
Comment Count 53 comments on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 05:25 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
A week ago, Mitt Romney paid a visit to Billy Graham at his home in Montreat, just outside Asheville, NC. Also present at that meeting was Graham's son, Franklin, who now heads up Billy Graham's ...
by gulfgal98
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 08:39 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
"A religion or religious sect generally considered to be extremist or false, with its followers often living in an unconventional manner under the guidance of an authoritarian, charismatic leader." --
by Troutfishing
Comment Count 38 comments on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 07:39 AM PDT with 56 Recommends
Yes, really: This year, the Party of Lincoln, Roosevelt, and Eisenhower is championed by one candidate conservative evangelical Christians suspect of worshiping odd, fecund Gods who live, love, and ...
by Troutfishing
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Oct 17, 2012 at 07:53 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
After Billy Graham prayed with, and effectively endorsed, Mitt Romney it was pointed out that the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association website had an article which openly called Mormonism a "cult'. ...
by Troutfishing
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Oct 16, 2012 at 05:13 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
"We heard from Christians who were once Mormons" -- from the subtitle of an article published May 2008, in the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association magazine Decision Are Mormons Christians? ...
by Troutfishing
Comment Count 42 comments on Sat Oct 13, 2012 at 12:52 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Ever since Franklin Graham's right-wing hankering last year, I've boycotted "106.9 the Light," the contemporary Christian radio station that the Billy Graham ministry operates in Asheville and whose ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 31 comments on Fri Jul 27, 2012 at 07:44 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Many of you already know that on Tuesday North Carolinians will go to the polls to vote on the "Same Sex Marriage Amendment" and, if they are Republicans, to vote in the GOP primary for the other ...
by Persiflage
Comment Count 45 comments on Sun May 06, 2012 at 10:34 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
The Republican Party has made a disasterous transformation in the last forty years. The GOP, while it has peddled a "to hell with the poor, it's their fault they're starving" theology since the days ...
by TomorrowsProgressives
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Aug 17, 2011 at 08:44 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
The specter of Richard Nixon on stage with Billy Graham within the hallowed confines of Neyland Stadium in the wake of the Kent State Murders and the vast student strikes all over America still ...
by aurabass
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Jun 01, 2010 at 09:33 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Sixty four - it's my age and I guess that makes it appropriate that Sixty Four people on DKOS took the time to view my recent diary -
by aurabass
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon May 31, 2010 at 05:37 AM PDT with 13 Recommends