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Denial in the Great Husband Hunt: An Evangelical Horror Story

Reading Time: 12 minutes Hi and welcome back! Today, as we’ve been doing for a while now on Halloween, we turn our attention to one of the biggest horror stories in evangelicalism: the Great Evangelical Husband Hunt. This year, our tale centers on the husband-hunting evangelical women who’ve reached the denial phase of their failed hunt.  (Some previous posts about […]

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Trick or Treaters

Reading Time: < 1 minute After the previous two pieces of Halloween nonsense, I have a slightly more serious take on this fun holiday. It can be summed up in three words: Not This Year And that is sad, particularly for my wife, who always has a lot of fun on Halloween night. She dresses up as a witch, and […]

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Halloween Candy is Full of the Devil

Reading Time: 2 minutes This article was published a few years ago, but with Halloween approaching, I thought I should resurrect it. In an article on the CBN web site, writer Kimberley Daniels (See Note) warned her readers to steer clear of Halloween candy.  She says that “…most of the candy sold during this season has been dedicated and […]

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I Was a Purple Christian People Pleaser

Reading Time: 9 minutes Maybe it’s so easy to switch flavors of Christianity because at heart, most of them share the same humanity-crushing underpinnings. One of the worst of those underpinnings involves the systematic destruction of a person’s sense of boundaries and self-worth–and then the outlawing of any way for people to refuse impositions on their time. In that vein, here’s how Christianity programmed me to be a people pleaser.

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The Anti-Pumpkin Spice Super Special! (#13)

Reading Time: 4 minutes Hello and welcome to a Roll to Disbelieve Super Special! Goodness, we’re already smack dab in the middle of autumn. I can tell, because every danged foodstuff on the planet has suddenly appeared in Pumpkin Spice flavor. Just looking at it all makes me pumpkin-spiced-out. In honor of the season, I present a small collection of past posts for your […]