Reading Time: 10 minutes Out of everywhere evangelicals seek to make sales, Japan might be one of their most resistant evangelism markets. But three dishonest evangelical couples have recently decided to use some beloved Japanese art forms to lure in unsuspecting marks: cosplay, fake collectibles, and a manga-style comic book called Manga Messiah.
Reading Time: 10 minutes In today’s installment, a young man shows up and talks like a kidnapper to Sandy Hogan’s devastated parents, and they do not immediately take him prisoner and start removing bits of him till he tells them where their daughter is. Today, Lord Snow Presides over the misogynistic projection in This Present Darkness.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Hi and welcome to our off-topic chat series, Lord Snow Presides! In this series, we’ve been discussing Frank Peretti’s punishingly-bad 1986 Christian fantasy novel This Present Darkness (TPD). Last week, we looked at projection–one of evangelicals’ very favorite offenses to commit. Indeed, very few people these days are surprised when toxic Christians accuse others of doing stuff that they […]
Reading Time: 10 minutes I normally get one or two door hangers or postcards inviting me to local churches maybe once every couple of weeks. This week, however, I got three of these invitations. I want to show them to you, and then examine the advertising methods on display. Today, Lord Snow Presides over yet more sucky Christian church marketing.
Reading Time: 6 minutes In honor of Spooky Week, we’re looking at the Christians wetting their pants over Halloween. Today, Lord Snow Presides over Christian exorcists and the Christians who keep them in business.
Reading Time: 11 minutes Most people have likely heard of the Bible verse advising that people must be born again in order to avoid the monstrous Hell that the Christian god created. To be sure, most Christians know about it. Fundagelicals take that idea more seriously than most other Christians do, though. I’ll show you what that phrase means to them, and why they tend to do it way more than just once.
Reading Time: 11 minutes Their behavior might seem just bizarre, but it all makes perfect sense when we understand what they really hope to achieve. Today, I’ll show you three different ways that such people act out–and why they do it. You’ll see that they’re getting exactly what they want, in that moment.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Blinky wonders and Spatsby has answers. Believe it all with or without good reason or you’ll be sorry. Thus saith holy deity, Todd.
Reading Time: 13 minutes His suggestion is hilariously bad, by which I mean that it’s so inept and obviously self-serving that it’s had me chuckling at odd moments ever since it was brought up. I’ll show you what it is today and why it reminded me of a ketchup meringue recipe from the 1950s.
Reading Time: 12 minutes The reason I talk about the Satanic Panic is to remind people of what happens when a toxic group with real power has absolutely no tethers to reality.