Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: Pastor Pillow Pumps the Pentagon & Pens a Psalm

Hello, I’m Pastor Pillow! Sorry, usually I would pump the palm of everyone who writes hefty membership checks for Cubic Zirconium Cathedral Ministries, but I don’t want to upset my portrait painter, Alphonse.  I’m under strict orders not to move a single muscle—unless you count the 26 muscles it takes to smile and say, “Hallelujah!” And I’m […]

Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: 2014 YEAR-IN-REVIEW, Plus Pastor Pillow Builds a Wall

Hey, Pastor Pillow here! Yeah, I know it’s a little loud with all these construction compressors! Here, put on this intercessory prayer hard hat! The crew is still putting some of the final stones into place, but I couldn’t help noticing all of those greenbacks sticking out of your billfold—thought you might like to be […]

Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: Pastor Pillow & the Parable of the Empty Megachurch

The Gospel According to The Golden Rule 1 1 Normally on the Lord’s Day, Pastor Pillow arrived at Cubic Zirconium Cathedral several hours before even the most faithful member to perform dutifully the humble role of sexton—to his mind, a kind of facility foot washing. 2 He unlocked doors; adjusted thermostats; flipped on hallway lights; […]

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Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: Pastor Pillow Lives Inside Me

Extra, Extra! Read all about it! Pastor Pillow Talks! is now an e-book! … “Pastor Pillow here!” That’s how the “Christian Right Weekly Round-Up” usually begins. However, this week, Pastor Pillow is taking a break and hanging out in The Church Brew Works in Pittsburgh. Even though Pastor Pillow wants you to believe he only […]

Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: [CENSORED], Jars of Clay & Heavenly Haikus

Please turn in your hymnals to No. 1017. Two trailer park fundies go round the outside, Round the outside, round the outside Two trailer park fundies go round the outside, Round the outside, round the outside Guess who’s back? Back again? Pillow’s back. Tell a friend! Here, put on a hard hat and join me […]

Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: The Fall of a Deep Web Fundamentalist Fraud

Pastor Pillow here! A FUNDAMENTALIST DEATH STAR HAS EXPLODED! Let us rejoice. Please turn in your hymnals to No. 42. By the way, “yub-nub” is Ewok for “HALLELUJAH!” Most of our religio-political attention this week has been attuned to Republican Party leaders throwing their legs up over their heads for their annual CPAC swab.  Under […]

Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: 2014, Civilization in the Balance

Pastor Pillow here! Parishioners, kindly open your hymnals to No. 475, “Rock of Ages.” Ahem.  Make that No. 457. Sigh.  Never mind. Lots to share upon my return from all the spiritual retreating that Mt. Athos has to offer.  No, there’s nothing quite like hanging ten with holy persons on the peninsula of Chalkidiki in […]