Episode 216 – Baptism by Hurricane

Hurricane Relief
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DUSTIN’ OFF THE DEGREE – Baptism

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Ken Ham blames human sin for hurricanes. Maybe he should read the insurance policies since they’re considered “Acts of God”.
http://www.joemygod.com/2017/09/06/creationist-ken-ham-not-gods-fault-hes-forced-murder-people-hurricanes-fault/

Trump thinks churches should be able to get FEMA finds.
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-storm-harvey-churches-trump/trump-says-churches-should-get-fema-funds-for-hurricane-relief-idUSKCN1BK01A

Rush Limbaugh was still claiming that Irma is a liberal hoax while preparing to evacuate.
https://thinkprogress.org/limbaugh-to-evacuate-south-florida-after-claiming-irma-was-a-hoax-cb3fb5fb35b8/

Medical vaccine exemptions in California have gone up so vaccination rates haven’t risen as much as expected.
https://www.theverge.com/2017/9/5/16252306/california-sb277-public-belief-exemptions-medical-exemptions-vaccination

DOJ has sided with baker in discrimination case headed to SCOTUS.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/courts_law/in-major-supreme-court-case-justice-dept-sides-with-baker-who-refused-to-make-wedding-cake-for-gay-couple/2017/09/07/fb84f116-93f0-11e7-89fa-bb822a46da5b_story.html

An Evangelical pastor in Mexico has married a 12 year old girl because God ordered him to.
http://www.latintimes.com/evangelical-pastor-marries-12-year-old-gods-orders-423382

Turkish man sentenced to almost 4 years after kicking a woman in the face for wearing shorts.
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/man-jailed-kick-woman-bus-wearing-shorts-attack-istanbul-turkey-abdullah-cakiroglu-a7936016.html

A Chinese autonomous county has removed hundreds of loudspeakers from mosques, meaning no more middle of the night calls to prayer.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4820322/China-removes-loudspeakers-hundreds-mosques.html

The largest survey in religious identity has been released and the unaffiliated are still on the rise.
https://www.prri.org/research/american-religious-landscape-christian-religiously-unaffiliated/

Boise has been working with the Interfaith Sanctuary to put homeless people to work in the city’s parks.
http://www.ktvb.com/mobile/article/news/local/boise-parks-and-recreation-employs-homeless-shelter-guests/277-471809056

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