Reading Time: 9 minutes Today, the ever-hilarious Rod Dreher clutches his pearls over young women’s lack of interest in sex with him right-wing Christian men — and then offers the tribe a non-solution to this non-problem that just so happens to enrich him personally.
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.
Greg Stier, Teen-Ministry Huckster, Thinks Teens Will TOTALLY Save Christianity
Reading Time: 8 minutes Hi and welcome back! The self-serving pandering of toxic Christians will never, ever stop amusing me. A recent case in point: aspiring evangelist Greg Stier wrote a recent post on Christianity Today. It insists that today’s teens will totally for sure rescue Christianity from its decline. It’s such a hilarious example of a tryhard promoting himself that it […]
Deconversion: Christian Leaders Throw Down Against Ex-timonies
Reading Time: 11 minutes In the wake of some high-profile deconversions, toxic Christians have begun to notice ex-timonies again. And as usual, the Christian love flows freely from their spewholes. Today, let me show you some of their reactions–and what those reactions reveal about the fight of their lives.
Josh Harris Is Kissing His Marriage Goodbye
Reading Time: 9 minutes Coming as it did right near the height of evangelical dominance in America, courtship culture rapidly achieved widespread acceptance in that crowd. But recently, a new development has demonstrated just what a terrible system it has been–even for Josh Harris, its creator.
The Hated Stereotypes in “This Present Darkness” (LSP #91)
Reading Time: 11 minutes Last time, we touched on how this book both derived from and defined those wild and woolly years. This time, I’ll show you the biases and prejudices that seethe and pulse under its oh-so-purple prose. Today, Lord Snow Presides over This Present Darkness: a book that revels in its pure hatred of outsiders.
Authoritarians, Designated Adults, and Control of Language
Reading Time: 8 minutes Authoritarian Christians try hard to police how people share information and how they share it. Today, I’ll show you why they keep trying to police how others communicate.
Two Different Christians With One Problem: KIDS TODAY
Reading Time: 9 minutes Our lovely commentariat has found two completely different posts by two completely different Christians about one problem facing them both. And these writers know exactly what that problem is: KIDS TODAY. Yessiree! Moreover, they both know exactly how to solve that problem. Let’s see what they have to say.
Christians Aren’t Ready Yet to Fix Their Slump
Reading Time: 10 minutes Christians are losing people fast, and along with members they’re losing shocking amounts of credibility and influence. Some of them have finally begun to accept that their various groups are in a serious slump–years after anyone with half a clue could have told them they were. But they’re still not ready to engage with why the slump is happening, much less to start working out what they should do about it. Here’s what they think is going on–and what is actually going on.
How to Keep Kids Christian For Life, According to Christians.
Reading Time: 14 minutes I’ll show you the weirdest and worst of those teachings here–and more importantly I’ll show you exactly why they’re wrong.