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Where White Evangelicals REALLY Lost Their Way

Reading Time: 8 minutes Richard T. Hughes thinks he has finally nailed exactly what went wrong with white evangelicals. Yes! He knows exactly how they became the control-lusting tribe of racists and tyrants they are today. And you will be very, very happy to know that he’s also identified an easy solution to this problem! Today, let me show you the problem Richard T. Hughes has identified — and the solution he offers in turn.

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‘Christian Love’ Flows As Jen Hatmaker Divorces

Reading Time: 10 minutes Hi and welcome back! I know nobody’s surprised when we talk about evangelical hypocrisy. They’re soaking in it! However, today’s story might represent one of the more egregious recent examples of that trope. Jen Hatmaker, a popular Christian speaker/author, recently announced her impending divorce. As expected, most people responded with compassion. But one group has decided to […]

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Deconversion: How Reality Drained My Faith Pool

Reading Time: 10 minutes Hi and welcome back! Lately, we’ve been talking about a Christian book called Atheist Overreach. In particular, yesterday we discussed the ways that Christians mangle and negate science — and even deny reality itself — to make their claims look more valid. That line of thinking led me to memories of my own deconversion. Today, […]

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Hebrew Roots: Someone’s Found a Way to Out-Weird Jews for Jesus

Reading Time: 8 minutes A while ago, I ran into this bizarre newish warping of Christianity that epitomizes the more hardcore than thou mindset. Called Hebrew Roots, this movement takes evangelicals’ obsession with Judaism and cranks it up to eleven. Today, let me show you these guys — and then we’ll look at what attracts so many people to such weird, obviously-wackadoodle groups.