Reading Time: 5 minutes A recent article from the science world reminds me of one of the strangest ways that the Bible doesn’t line up with reality: its descriptions of wolves. Today, Lord Snow Presides over the collision of Bible-wolves with reality-wolves.
Reading Time: 10 minutes To borrow a phrase and wreck its meter: ‘the time has come,’ the walrus said, ‘to speak of many things: Of shoes and ships…’ And narcissistic rage, of dysfunctional game admins and extremely seditious presidents. In the case of those last two items, these two groups have some very important traits in common: their narcissistic desire for attention, the mind-boggling extremes to which they are both willing to go in order to get it, and their catastrophic rage when it is denied. Today, Lord Snow Presides over how I learned to spot narcissists in a game I once loved.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Today, let me show you how evangelicals’ broken system poisons members’ minds and relationships — and sows the seeds for marriages that are destined to fail.
Reading Time: 12 minutes Of late, the news has been filled with stories of the most shocking and heartbreaking kinds regarding middle-aged white conservatives freaking completely out with over-the-top racist antics. Our entire culture feels like it’s teetering on the very ledge of some great and momentous (and necessary) changes. In reaction to it all, white evangelicals are completely, epically, totally, and absolutely losing their goddamned minds. Today, let me show you why.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Though it was mercifully brief, Sean McDowell alluded to one of the nastiest bits of manipulation in his business, the cruel dilemma. Today, let me show you what the cruel dilemma is, why it’s so manipulative, why apologists use it, and how it’s backfiring nowadays.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Today, let’s look at Summit. Let’s see what it is, what it offers, and what it costs. And then we’ll ask: Is it worth that cost, even to true-blue evangelicals?
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!
Reading Time: 10 minutes Many Christian soulwinners ask their targets to perform rituals like prayer in the hopes that their targets will experience something sublime while doing it. However, they face sharp limits to the usefulness of experience as a selling tool, namely because their religion describes a world to us that doesn’t match reality. I’ll show you what I mean today–by comparing Christianity’s worldview to the fictional world of Elfquest.
Reading Time: 11 minutes A couple of months ago, I came into two books by a minister that tickled me pink. I wanted to show you one of them today! In a lot of ways, this book reveals so much about Christianity. Come with me for a romp through Soul-Winning Made Easy!
Reading Time: 9 minutes As part of finding our own internal validation and becoming our own support network, one of the first things we have to do is take back the personal power we’ve given away. Especially if that Christian was tangled up with one of the really authoritarian groups in the religion, this step can be one of the hardest we’ll ever take on our way toward deconversion.