I got busted by a missionary for swearing.

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.

Masturbation: You can’t beat it.

Fundagelicals are very uptight about sex. They believe that the only sex that is permissible is sex between heterosexual married couples. It doesn't matter how freaky the sex is, as long as it between married heterosexuals; it's O.K. The Religious Right believes that Father's and husbands control the sexual activity of their unmarried daughters and … Continue reading Masturbation: You can’t beat it.

Why Fundagelicals Fear Peace

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

Bad Theology: Natural Disasters are God’s Judgement

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

Twisted Love

Welcome to Fundagelical Scripture Twisting 101! You might want to take a few notes so you too can avoid doing all those pesky things Jesus taught. Let's start with love. That whole love your neighbor, love your enemy thing can be very inconvenient. You might have to buy a meal for a hungry person or … Continue reading Twisted Love