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
I've mentioned before that I read a lot of religious websites and blogs. Occasionally while following links and clicking through related searches, I fall down a rabbit hole. This time, I landed on an article by Kelsey Burke. In the article called "What I Learned From Conservative Evangelical Sex Message Boards," Burke discusses some of … Continue reading Fundagelicals Get Their Sexual Freak On.
Growing up Fundagelical, I was exposed to “Chick Tracts.” For the uninitiated, these were small pamphlets with cartoons that were used to evangelize. Jack Chick, the originator of these tracts, helped to promote so much of what is wrong with Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism today. He didn’t stop at just sharing a simple gospel message; he … Continue reading Death Cookie- The Twisted World of Jack Chick
Bait and switch is a tried and true sales tactic. An item is advertised to draw a consumer in and then they are steered to a more expensive product. Fundagelicals have a similar bait and switch tactic called "Friendship Evangelism." As a member of a youth group I was taught how to use friendship evangelism … Continue reading Phony Fundagelical Friendships
As a teenager, I was trained to give my testimony. A testimony in its simplest form is just telling people how you became a Christian. Most of us who grew up in the church had very boring testimonies. Mine went something like this: I accepted Jesus at the age of three and have been a … Continue reading Testimonies- Lies For The Glory of God
Recently Mike Pence's wife took a job teaching art at the Immanuel Christian School in Northern Virginia. That private school bans all LGBTQ faculty, students, and families. Virginia is one of the few states that does not have job discrimination laws to protect the LGBTQ community. Karen Pence was criticized for taking a job at … Continue reading Why do Fundagelicals think they speak for all of Christianity?