Reading Time: < 1 minute Ignore the haters. Love who you love. Don’t take any guff from these swine. Year of the Bat is available now! Support Blinky & Sal on Patreon and check out the barbarian adventures of Barb on Webtoon. Blinky AND Todd Almighty PLUSHIES handmade by Team Manticore!
Reading Time: 9 minutes Hi and welcome back! Evangelicals’ support of super-conservative politics and conspiracy theories has been getting some much-needed attention of late. Suddenly, the culture warriors of evangelicalism are pulling back to a discussion about getting back to that love stuff Jesus commanded them to show without fail. They call it their ‘Greatest Commandment,’ in fact. But […]
Reading Time: 9 minutes Recently, an evangelical megachurch pastor and abuser-for-Jesus, Matt Chandler, whined to an evangelical audience that people just aren’t accepting his favorite redefinition these days! Today, let’s check out that redefinition — and marvel together over how much the real meaning of love differs from it.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Hi and welcome back! We’ve got a quick little segue ahead of us. A recent thread in comments reminded me that we’re coming up on the holiday season. And you know what that means! No, I’m not talking about Christmas trees and blowout Thanksgiving dinners. Instead, I’m talking about the other near-constant around this time of year: […]
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: 6 minutes Whether those connections are bound to us by blood or by choice, they’re what matter most. Today, we celebrate Mother’s Day — and the real love that the day represents.
Reading Time: 9 minutes There are a lot of authoritarian groups out there. And they’re far more alike than they are different. Current news has had me thinking about this topic for a while now. So today, let me show you the lessons that authoritarians learn early. Along the way, I’ll expose how their groups really operate–and what busts them wide open.
Reading Time: 14 minutes Years ago, I started a long blog series called The Unequally Yoked Club. It aimed to help Christian couples deal with a spouse’s deconversion at a time when the available advice sucked beyond all logical measure. Today, we’ll see that Christians’ marriage advice to the unequally-yoked has gotten worse in recent years.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Even the ancient Egyptian queen Nefertiti knew that her cats were more divine than she was.
Reading Time: 2 minutes There’s nothing that surpasses the joy of children at Christmas, and it’s often expressed in unexpected ways. Like in this delightful video.