What's a triquetra? You've probably seen one. They decorate Bible covers and other Jesus related merchandise. Here's a picture Most Christians take them as a symbol for the Trinity. They were adapted from Celtic designs and used to represent the trinity since the 19th century. However, some Fundagelicals want to warn you of the dangers … Continue reading Christian Rock is Full of Paganism
Today's Rogue Fundagelical post is guest written by Philosophy Professor Ted Preston. Warning: reading this post may raise your IQ, proceed with caution. Why Christians Should Study Philosophy In my previous blog, I considered the all-too-common trope of the evil atheist philosophy professor as presented in the 2014 Film “God is Not Dead,” and tried … Continue reading Confessions of a (Christian) Philosophy Professor Part 2
Today's Rogue Fundagelical post is guest written by Philosophy Professor Ted Preston. Warning: Intelligent discussion ahead. You may find this challenging to your way of thinking. Why Christians Should Not Fear Philosophy In “God is Not Dead” (a truly horrible movie from 2014), a cartoonishly evil atheist philosophy professor informs his students that he is … Continue reading Confessions of a (Christian) Philosophy Professor Part 1
The United States is a great country because of its guarantee of religious freedom. The government will not tell you how to run your church, synagogue, temple, or mosque. If you want to set up a worship center to Cthulhu you can. Pastafarians can even have their driver's license picture taken with a colander on … Continue reading Is Discrimination A Religious Freedom?
They came on busses and vans. They toured all over the country spreading Gospel music. They appeared on Sunday nights when preacher needed a break. They were someone's cousin. Most important- - - they had albums to sell! After every show the non-musical member of the family sat at the table in the back and … Continue reading If you own one of these albums, you might be a Fundagelical
Sometimes I read things that leave me mystified. I wonder if the people who say these things have any idea what message they are communicating about God. Today's journey into Fundagelical shame and smiting territory comes from Intercessors for America. On the surface, it is a website/ministry devoted to praying for our countries leaders. Praying … Continue reading God Ignores Our Prayers Because of Vaccines
Christian bookstores are beginning to disappear. In 2017, all 240 Family Christian Stores closed. They are falling victim to the growing trend of shopping online. Let's face it, if I can have a greater selection of books and buy them cheaper why wouldn't I? I made frequent trips to Christian bookstores growing up, for books … Continue reading Top 5 “Jesus Junk” Items
Growing up Fundagelical in the Southern Baptist Church, there was one verse of the Bible that was used repeatedly to control the behavior of all of us unruly teenagers. That verse was 1 Thessalonians 5:22 "Abstain from all appearance of evil." This verse was used to curtail every form of behavior that the little old … Continue reading The Appearance of Evil
Years ago, as a young youth pastor, I was invited to be the guest speaker for a week-long spiritual emphasis week at a school for missionary kids. The school was located in Guatemala City Guatemala. I spent several weeks preparing stories and illustrations that I thought would be appropriate to American kids living in a … Continue reading I got busted by a missionary for swearing.