Friday Religion News Roundup: Chick-fil-A record; Sister Pat Farrell; Snoop Lion

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Chick-fil-A's record sales on Wednesday may say something about Southerners' fast-food loyalties. A 10-year-old girl is mature enough to choose her own religion. Sister Pat Farrell's spirituality is rooted in her years of ministry in Chile and El-Salvador.

  • John McGrath

    Southerners tend to be emotional about their food? And other people aren’t? And northeastern “foodies” are just arrogant, not emotional, about their food?

    Many people who support full rights for gays are not at at ease with the idea of attacking someone for expressing a controversial (obnoxious?) opinion rather than arguing against the opinion. Many also do think that a gay “kiss-in” is not a good idea because … 1. It will be viewed as a failure compared to the the successful “eat-in” in support of Chick-Fil-A …. 2. Just not appropriate or effective.

  • Carl Diederichs

    The fact that this man spoke out is his right. The fact that we then gave him a platform and more money is ridiculous. Can you count the number of owners of companies who are bigots as are so many of us?

  • frequentwind

    Re: Calling the Tea Party “far right.” This is a group that believes that every Muslim in the country is part of a secret conspiracy to take over the country and impose Sharia law. They have introduced legislation to ban the practice of Sharia, effectively making Islam a crime. They have said that Islam does not deserve First Amendment protection because it’s not really a religion. The President’s overtures to Arab countries are because he secretly is a Muslim, born in Kenya.
    And I’ve just covered the Tea Party as to one issue. There’s lots more where that came from. Sorry David Brody of CBN, but the truth hurts. You may prefer “constitutional conservative,” but the rest of us can call it for what it is.

  • dan bloom

    That Schaap’s behavior was discovered accidentally at a youth conference last week is telling. In this age of internet devices 24/7, the “stupid” (scare quotes ironic) pastor left his “smart” phone on the pulpit. A deacon found it, and then, and then, guess what? A message text came through from the 17 year old girl that revealed the sexual nature of their er ”relationship”. So another reason not to leave valuable handheld devices around where anyone can find them! The man deserves what he is gonna get, too. The girl? She shoulda know better, too! oi.