Reading Time: 7 minutes Hi and welcome back! As you likely know, Christians these days are quite distressed over how quickly teens and young adults are leaving the faith. One guy’s written what he claims will absolutely help parents keep their kids Christian for life. It amounts to instructions for the deliberate construction of a faith pool in a child’s mind. […]
Reading Time: 10 minutes Hi and welcome back! I woke up super-late with a migraine and had to take medication for it, so no blitzed movie review today. But that’s fine, cuz we still have Lee Strobel’s dumb list to work our way through. In this installment, we cover observations 9-12. Here, we see exactly what this apologist’s product really […]
Reading Time: 10 minutes Not long ago, I noticed that post had received triple the amount of social media referrals that one of my posts usually gets this early in its life. It intrigued me. And very soon, I discovered why it was getting that attention.
Reading Time: 13 minutes As usual, Christians have totally gotten the whole matter wrong about these stories–and they’ve revealed a few very unpleasant aspects of their own tribe in the doing. So here, at last, is the real skinny: here’s what an ex-timony actually is, who tells them and why, and how they differ from Christians’ testimonies.
Reading Time: 6 minutes An Exvangelical is someone who has walked away from evangelical Christianity, similar to how an ex-Christian is someone who has deconverted from the religion entirely. And they’re a thing now, with Facebook groups and podcasts and Twitter gatherums and everything! Today, Lord Snow Presides over #ExvangelicalCatchphrases!
Reading Time: 10 minutes People have always left Christianity and to some degree have spoken out against it, but they didn’t pull out all the stops then–because they didn’t feel like they needed to. Now they feel like they do, but it’s too late.
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!
Reading Time: 10 minutes Sometimes it’s hard to believe that a culture can be this blind to its own faults and problems, and yet here we are at another installment of “Heads in the Sand: Southern Baptist Edition.”
Reading Time: 11 minutes (CN: Domestic violence, abuse, gaslighting.) Hi and welcome back! We’re cruising right into the weekend, aren’t we? Last time we talked, I touched briefly on the way that Christians often insist on adjudicating and judging people’s lives and personal decisions. In response to a blogger who wrote that Christians’ hypocrisy was no excuse for not […]
Reading Time: 11 minutes Last time we talked about how church leaders and teachers have been pushing the false idea for years that marriages must be “based on Jesus” or else terrible things will happen to the couples involved. Today we’ll talk about some of those terrible things, and then we’ll talk about the real reason that these leaders […]