How to drink like a Fundagelical

Today's blog post is guest written by Dusty Thompson. Dusty is another snarky former Fundagelical hanging out at Open Door Ministries. He is also a blogger and author with two books under his fabulous Gucci belt. Make sure to check out the links below to get more of his writing and humor. Take it away … Continue reading How to drink like a Fundagelical

“Miracle Spring Water” Experiment Update

This is an update to the Miricle Experiment. You can read the original post here. This morning I received a text and was informed "I received your request for the Miracle Spring Water. It is on the way to you now! Check your mailbox in the next few days! I am praying for you." The … Continue reading “Miracle Spring Water” Experiment Update

“Seed faith” grows the weeds of bad theology.

You can turn on the TV or go online and see Fundagelical preachers promising prosperity to anyone who will sow a seed of faith. In Fundagelical Christianese that means to send that particular preacher some money. Televangelist and prosperity preachers live in huge mansions and fly around in private jets as "examples" of how God … Continue reading “Seed faith” grows the weeds of bad theology.

Let’s Do An Experiment!

I was discussing faith healing with another ex-Fundagelical last week. That gave me the idea to write about some of the fraudsters who practice so-called "faith healing" and to write about the bad theology involved in the "word of faith" movement. As I was doing research, I came across a website that told me Peter … Continue reading Let’s Do An Experiment!

I know you’re full of the love of Jesus, but there’s always room for Jell-O

Today's blog post was guest written by Alex Albright. Alex demonstrates his gift of hospitality with his talent for cooking and serving some great food with a side of snark. He's as full of snark as his bakery concoctions are full of carbs. Alex could easily take down Betty Crocker three falls out of five. … Continue reading I know you’re full of the love of Jesus, but there’s always room for Jell-O

Good Friday and Bad Theology

Growing up Fundagelical, I was taught that Jesus died on the cross for my sins. You were probably taught the same thing. However, as I got older and began to unpack the theology in that statement, I became more and more ill at ease with what it implied. The statement that Jesus died for our … Continue reading Good Friday and Bad Theology

Pat Buchanan vs. Pete Buttigieg

The Religious Right is in a tizzy because a Religious Left candidate is running for the office of president and is offering a different viewpoint on Christianity. The Religious Right has been the loudest (and most obnoxious) voice of Christianity since the 70s, and for many non-Christians, it is the voice they identify with Christians … Continue reading Pat Buchanan vs. Pete Buttigieg

Why does it seem like their gone, then they come back?

When I was the interim pastor for a Fundagelical church, I was asked on several occasions for deliverance ministries I could recommend. Deliverance is the supposed casting out of demons from a person who is possessed or oppressed by demons. I'll be honest that the only people I know who claim to have been delivered … Continue reading Why does it seem like their gone, then they come back?

Purity Culture and Fundagelicals

Fundagelicals love them some purity culture. They buy copies of I Kissed Dating Goodbye and purity rings. Youth groups have purity dances where young girls go with their father to the faux-prom, and everyone is supposed to save their first kiss for the person they marry. Purity culture has come under a lot of fire … Continue reading Purity Culture and Fundagelicals