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About Skippy R

Skippy R has toiled as a scribe for a large denominational newspaper in Texas for over three decades. He's written for The Wittenburg Door and Beliefnet. He lives in Dallas with his wife, Mrs. Skippy, and leads a Bible study in his home. Two grown children and couple of grandkids live nearby. He is-- what are they calling it now?-- a Jesus follower.

Ugly Christian Band of the Week: Underøath

The Christian music world is all excited about a reunion of Underøath at the “Self Help Fest” in San Bernadino, March 16. But I’m not.

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Signs of the End Times: Spiders encircling Dallas with icky web

It started first in 2007 near Lake Tawakoni, about 40 miles from Dallas. Described as “something out of a low-budget horror movie,” a glistening spider web draped trees like shrouds, covering an area as big as a football field. The … Continue reading

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Franklin Graham: How much did Jesus earn?

I always figured Franklin Graham was doing great work through his Samaritan’s Purse charity organization, helping the needy around the world and riding around on his motorcycle when he was back in the States. And he was always smiling.

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And now a word from the extraterrestrial ‘Jews’

Because it’s becoming so difficult to parody the political primary races, here’s a bit of good news to distract us all (courtesy of Heeb Magazine): The UFO worshiping Raëlians are no longer Zionists. (See their powerful video above)

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John Oliver takes down the televangelists, thanks to small investigative non-profit Trinity Foundation

[Update: ‘CBS This Morning’ interviewed Trinity Foundation president Ole Anthony in a follow up to John Oliver’s “Last Week Tonight” piece.] John Oliver skewered televangelists, the Prosperity Gospel and abysmal IRS oversight in a way that’s uniquely his own during … Continue reading

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New, buff Kim Jong-un reappears in Pyongyang

North Korea’s 32-year-old Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un shocked a crowd in Pyongyang, reappearing after a month-long absence from public view and flexing his newly bulked up physique. Despite speculation he was the victim of a coup or in failing health, … Continue reading

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