Mike Pence recently gave the commencement speech at Liberty University. In his speech, he warned “Throughout most of American history; it's been pretty easy to call yourself Christian; it didn’t even occur to people that you might be shunned or ridiculed for defending the teachings of the Bible. But things are different now,” he continued, … Continue reading Mike Pence Promotes Christian Persecution Myth
Let's start at the bottom of the list and work our way up to the absolute least effective form of Evangelism. Number 5: Event Evangelism. "Discussion after" means sermon This is also known as bait and switch evangelism. Watch out for posters and flyers that say things like "Free Movie", "Free Concert", or "Mega Wild … Continue reading The Top 5 least effective methods of Evangelism.
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?
Most Fundagelicals are Dispensationalist. They read the book of Revelation literally and believe there is a planned timetable to the end of the world. Part of the doomsday scenario is the forming of a one world government and a one world religion. Fundagelicals interpret any attempt at nations working together as part of the end-times … Continue reading Why Fundagelicals Fear Peace
A favorite Fundagelical narrative is that America has become more and more corrupt and as a result, God is judging us. Pat Robertson claimed that HIV and AIDS was God's judgment on the LGBT community. John Hagee claimed hurricane Katrina was God's judgment on New Orleans because they were planning a sinful homosexual parade. Currently, … Continue reading Bad Theology: Natural Disasters are God’s Judgement
Amazon announced it would do an Anita Bryant movie written and directed by Lawrence Kasdan. Anita Bryant for the younger folk reading this was a 1970's religious right anti-gay rights activist. She had been a runner up in the in the Miss Oklahoma beauty pageant, charted a few songs as a singer and was the … Continue reading Just because I oppress you is no reason to dislike me.
Fundagelicals love them some persecution. Of course, they aren't actually being persecuted. They love to believe they are being persecuted. In the same way, a wannabe hipster wears faux-vintage clothing, Fundagelicals dress in faux persecution to become wannabe martyrs. Since they aren't being fed to the lions anymore, they have to find new ways to … Continue reading Please Persecute Me.