“Girls are like apples on trees. Their fathers are the farmers, whose job is to care for them. He must protect his apples from pests and disease. He must guard them against thieves who may pick his apples prematurely. Neither those at the top nor those at the bottom can help their location. But, when … Continue reading Vaughn Ohlman, girls, are like apples.
Wow, I've been so serious lately. Time to take a break and flashback to my early childhood. My teachers at my private Christian school policed our joke telling and this list of bad Bible puns is what passed for high comedy back in my day. Each of these stinkers is Fundagelical approved so go ahead … Continue reading Top 5 worst Bible puns.
Although Jerry Falwell is well known for his homophobia, as a founder of the Religious Right, he is also a racist. As I pointed out in my last post, Fundagelicals have kept their racism hidden behind a smokescreen of "pro-life" and "anti-gay" rhetoric. Now that the Religious Right has gained real political traction, their racism … Continue reading Jerry Falwell Sr., Laying Racist Foundations
White Nationalism is on the rise. Hate crimes have spiked. On April 18, 2019, a border militia group (Heavily armed men who were impersonating Federal officers), called the United Constitutional Patriots, stopped 200 immigrants crossing the border. One member of the United Constitutional Patriots was quoted, in the police report as says, "Why are we … Continue reading The Racist Roots of Fundagelicals
Fundagelicals hate the theory of evolution. Since they take the Bible literally, they believe in six literal days of creation. Therefore, evolution is a lie and must be disproven. I've written previously about ACE (Christian Accelerated Education) the Texas-based supplier of educational materials for Christian homeschooling. In that previous post, I pointed out the absurd … Continue reading The Loch Ness Monster Disproves Evolution.
On the surface, most churches look the same. Inside, they are full of genuinely nice people. However, if you aren't careful, you could be in a Fundagelical church and not even know it. It may take you weeks or even months before you realize that something seems off. Christian terminology you grew up with take … Continue reading The Top Five Signs You Might Be Attending a Fundagelical Church
This is the last in my series answering the critiques of Progressive churches. The Fundagelical author from Crosswalk.com has presented "5 signs your church might be heading towards Progressive Christianity." The first four were: Progressives have a lowered view of the Bible.Feelings are emphasized over facts.Essential Christian doctrines are open for reinterpretation.Historic terms are redefined. … Continue reading Are progressive churches too lovey-dovey?
Growing up as a Fundagelical, I was taught that there was absolute truth and my pastor and church were in possession of that truth. Our car bumpers, Bible covers, and other Jesus junk were emblazoned with the saying "The Bible says it; I believe it; that settles it." Disagreeing with the doctrine handed down to … Continue reading Are Progressives redefining theology?
I'm continuing my series on the "dangers" of Progressive churches. The Fundagelical website crosswalk.com has created a list of five warning signs that your church might be getting progressive. I've covered the first two signs here and here, and today we look at the third sign. To quote Crosswalk, Essential Christian doctrines are open for … Continue reading Are Progressive churches heretical?
My last post dealt with the "dangers" of progressive churches. Fundagelicals don't like Progressives because their questions undermine Fundagelical's absolute authority and that is seen as a threat to their power. How do you spot a Progressive church and avoid getting sucked into it? Well according to the website the second danger sign is "Feelings … Continue reading Are Progressive churches too touchy-feely?