Tag Archives: Social Issues

Tennessee Christian quits job over W-2 form bearing ‘666’

Walter Slonopas, a 52-year-old maintenance worker from Clarksville, Tenn., quit his job with Contech Casting LLC last week when he received a W-2 form bearing the number "666," the Biblical mark of the beast mentioned in Revelation, the Tennessean reported Thursday.

"Slonopas said that after getting the W-2, he could either go to work or go to hell," the Tennessean reported.

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When not asking questions leads to judgment

Several years ago, I attended a church with my best friend from college. Overall, I enjoyed the service and appreciated the commitment that the congregation and the leadership had to their beliefs. But I took (and still take issue) with some of the positions the pastor took and their effect on the community at large.

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Who gets to criticize?

By now, most of us are aware of the story of the person who stiffed the waitress at Applebees and left a note saying, “I give God 10 percent Why do you get 18?” and made a point of signing "Pastor" as part of her name. When the picture of what she wrote went viral, she contacted Applebee’s, identified herself as the person who stiffed the waitress (my phrase, not hers obviously) and demanded that the waitress and all the managers be fired for embarrassing!

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