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Election 2020: Fundagelicals’ Post-Truth Bizarro World

Reading Time: 11 minutes Hi and welcome back! This past week, I read some absolutely astonishing stories about fundagelicals, those wild and wackadoodle fusions of evangelicals with fundamentalists. For years now, they’ve occupied their own bubble of reality. Indeed, the Shitposter-in-Chief, Donald Trump, has been pandering his little heart out to them in the wake of his loss to […]

Posted inReligion

The Very Unlikely Party Tank in ‘This Present Darkness’ (LSP #117, Ch. 11)

Reading Time: 10 minutes In this installment, we encounter a fundagelical trope at least as venerable as its embodiment: the old church lady whose unshakeable faith and rock-solid devotion makes her a church’s tank. I’ll show you what tanks are in gaming and why Christian culture warriors think they need one. Today, Lord Snow Presides over the weakest consolation prize ever!

Posted inReligion

Abuse of Faith: J.D. Greear is SO BROKEN, Y’ALL!

Reading Time: 9 minutes This investigative report has revealed that the SBC power structure allows abuse, protects abusers, and shamelessly protects itself at victims’ expense. That fact was apparently new to a lot of people! Today, let’s see what the hopelessly-corrupt, self-serving, and cowardly leader of this organization has been saying about the story.

Posted inReligion

Trendy Testimonies: Why Christians Keep Saying They’re Ex-Atheists

Reading Time: 10 minutes Christians might want to help ease or (in their wildest dreams) reverse their decade-long decline, but even more than that, they want to do it without changing anything they’re doing. As a result, conjobs in the religion still pursue the same strategies their predecessors did in the 1970s and 1980s. Today we’re going to look at the super-trendy Christian testimony these days, and why it works so grandly at fooling today’s Christians.

Posted inReligion

Evangelical Churn: Evangelicals Struggle With a Tainted Brand

Reading Time: 7 minutes Today we have a quick detour because of an important meeting that evangelical leaders are having soon. They want to discuss a growing problem in their ranks: their completely tainted brand and how it’s affecting recruitment and retention rates. Here I’ll show you their struggle to get on top of the problem–and why they absolutely cannot fix it. Strap in, because this whole situation promises to be magically delicious.

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