1. Neighborhood Watch Jesus with kung-fu grip – Residents of Columbus, Ohio have decided to fight the rising local violent crime and robberies with. . .wait for it. . .wait for it. . .PRAYER:
The Workmans have joined with the Victorious Life Christian Center Church on Tamarack Circle North to organize a “Circle of Prayer.”
“We want to circle the circle with enough people to pray over the community,” Mrs. Workman said.
“We know that with the state of the community right now, the only thing that’s going to change it is prayer,” she said.
Then in that case, why not just keep all your doors unlocked while you’re at it? I mean, since you’ve already got God looking out for you.
2. Christians lose lawsuit fighting World Religions class – After Christians in Quebec tried to stop the teaching of “a broad range of world religions” in public schools, the court ruled against them:
In the Canadian province of Quebec, a trial court judge has rejected a challenge by Christian parents to the mandatory new course in grades 1 through 11 in Quebec schools that teaches about a broad range of world religions. The Ethics and Religious Culture course covers Christianity, Judaism, aboriginal spirituality, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism… It replaces parents’ choice of one of three separate courses that focused on Catholic or Protestant thought, or moral instruction.
The story is SuperGod by Warren Ellis and Garrie Gastonny and you can see a preview of it here.
… In the world of SUPERGOD, superhumans are the ultimate expression of the Messiah complex, and scientists can build Messiahs who will fly down from the skies to save the world. No-one thought about how they’d do it — or even if they’d want to. So begins the apocalyptic tomorrow of SUPERGOD — the story of how supermen killed us all and ended the world just because we wanted to be rescued by human-shaped things from beyond Science itself! Take every superhero comic ever published, shove them into a nuclear-powered blender, soak it in bad vodka and set the whole thing alight — and SUPERGOD will crawl out and eat your brain!