Reading Time: 10 minutes The post we’re examining today contains big words like oppressed and persecution. Its writer has misdefined them all.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A superb overview of the AIDS crisis awaits perusers of the book and documentary of the same title, both brainchildren of journalist David France.
Reading Time: 18 minutes Yesterday, we watched American Gospel: Christ Alone. In this 2018 documentary, Christians bicker and argue about exactly what ‘the gospel’ even means. The documentary makers decide ultimately that it means not prosperity gospel. Today, let me show you this documentary — and we’ll see how well they make their case.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Lately, we’ve been talking about how the cult of positive thinking invaded and remade Christianity. And well, we couldn’t possibly explore the topic of positive thinking without also covering the pseudoscience snoozefest that is The Secret. Later tonight, I’ll be posting a review of this 2006 documentary. But first, as is our custom, I’m posting this pre-review warmup so we can chat in the comments! If you’re watching the doco with me, feel free to comment with your hot takes. And if you’re not, then enjoy our suffering vicariously!
Reading Time: 11 minutes Today, I want to show you something called an affinity scam, and then draw some comparisons between those cons and what’s happening in the MLM world.
Reading Time: 12 minutes The other day, I ran across a mention of John Ramirez. He’s trying his very best to bring back the Satanic Panic, y’all! Today, I’ll show you his testimony, and outline why it appeals to Christians so much–but also why it raises suspicions.
Reading Time: 10 minutes It’s a chilling look at how young children are preyed upon and brainwashed by the adults they trust. Eleven years later, the children featured in Jesus Camp are a striking sign of Christianity’s future. We’ll meet some of them today–and talk about the flaw in Christian thinking that led to their involvement with the camp in the documentary.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Sometimes it’s easier to pop on a video or video series than it is to crack open a book–and lately I’ve heard a few folks asking for suggestions along these lines. If you fall into that category of folks, you’ll be happy to know that in the realm of ex-Christianity, there are plenty of videos to watch!