Stories

Quote of the Day: Geoff Little of Nashville, Tenn.

“Why was Christ’s first miracle to be the ultimate bartender? Jesus was interested in celebration. We separate being human from being spiritual all too easily in Nashville.”   – Geoff Little, organizer of the Beer and Hymn Sing group in Nashville, Tenn., and a member of Downtown Presbyterian Church. He was quoted by The Tennessean.

Quote of the Day: United Methodist Bishop Peggy Johnson

“I’m not turning my back to the pain. I want to head straight into it. Let the chips fall where they may.” – United Methodist Bishop Peggy Johnson, who was forced to file charges against a pastor for officiating at his son’s gay wedding, talking to the Philadelphia Inquirer about the lasting impact from the […]

Quote of the Day: George Zimmerman of Florida

(RNS) “I know that ultimately, he’s the only judge that I have to answer to. He knows what happened. I know what happened. So I’d leave it up to him.” – George Zimmerman, the Florida man who was acquitted of second-degree murder in the death of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, telling CNN’s “New Day” that […]

Quote of the Day: Pope Francis

“Today, many people are afraid of making definitive decisions that affect them for all their lives because it seems impossible. This mentality leads many who are preparing for marriage to say, ‘We will stay together as long as our love lasts.’ Just as God’s love is stable and lasts forever, we want the love on […]

Quote of the Day: House Speaker John Boehner

“Mother Teresa is a saint now, but you know, if the Congress wanted to make her a saint and attach that to the debt ceiling, we probably couldn’t get 218 Republican votes.” –House Speaker John Boehner, commenting on reports that House Republicans have not bought into plans to link a deal on the debt ceiling […]

Quote of the Day: Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson

“To say that it all came about in 6,000 years is just nonsense and I think it’s time we come off of that stuff and say this isn’t possible. … Let’s be real, let’s not make a joke of ourselves.” – Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson, criticizing Creation Museum director Ken Ham’s claim that the earth […]