Zion Williams, 8, was kicked out of Shiloh Christian Academy for breaking the long hair policy, but has Alopecia treatments to grow his hair in places where the ailment causes baldness.
*Don’t you hate it when you encounter a person that is clearly unqualified to hold their position because they don’t know how to make a judgement call because they’re more concerned with the rules than the people? Well, we have a good example for you.
An 8-year-old boy in Philadelphia, Pa., was barred from Shiloh Christian Academy last Wednesday because the principal and pastor at Shiloh, Bishop Derrick Williams, said that his hair was too long and he was breaking the school’s “short hair” policy, according to My Fox Philly.
Little Zion Williams has a skin disease called Alopecia that causes baldness.
He was being treated for the ailment with injections to his head, so the hair growth is necessary … and the whole point of being treated!
There is no way, short of a miraculous and full-scale changing of hearts and minds, for North American denominations to survive the homosexuality crisis.
Denominations like the PCUSA, ELCA, RCA, UMC, and Episcopal Church will continue, reports the Christian Post. They won’t fold their tents and join the Southern Baptists (though wouldn’t that be interesting!). I’m not suggesting most of our old, mainline denominations will disappear. But I do not see how any of these once flourishing denominations will make it through the present crisis intact.
And the sooner denominations admit this sobering reality the better.
Every denomination is different. The percentages on both sides of the issue and the official positions are not identical. But the basic contours of the problem are quite similar.
On one side you have liberals who want to see the church open its doors to the GLBT agenda. They want homosexual behavior welcomed and affirmed. They want to perform gay marriages. They want gays and lesbians to be ordained to church office. Liberals (or “progressives” or whatever-I’m trying to use neutral labels) see this as a justice issue. They believe conservatives are simply on the wrong side of history and that one day we will look at our traditional attitudes toward gays and lesbians like we look at old attitudes toward African Americans or our old attitudes toward women’s ordination. We will be embarrassed to see that we could have been so blind and bigoted for so long.
Read the full article at the Christian Post.
Dr. Omar Amin was put out of the Barnes & Nobles in Scottsdale, Az., for shopping alone in the children's section.
*What’s your favorite bookstore? Do you like to go there alone and study, work, or just read and be at peace with yourself?
There is nothing unusual about that. But what if one day they came up with a new policy and told you to leave the store because you are a man …in their store alone?
Well Barnes & Nobles seems to have a rogue manager making up policies of his own out in Scottsdale, Arizona. (more…)
*By a show of hands, how many of you buy clothes, towels, underwear, etc. that are not packaged and use them without washing them first? Don’t be ashamed, surely you’re not alone.
Yesterday, NBC’s Today show exposed a ring of stores that prescribe to allowing customers return used underwear. Well, to be fair, they don’t know if they were used or not.
They didn’t take out their black light on them or run them through a lab or anything, but isn’t it scary enough to know that they allow you to return them? (more…)