Reading Time: 2 minutes Self-described Christian “prophet” Robin Bullock says that Jesus was a wealthy man who owned five houses. This isn’t mentioned in Scripture, but Bullock has never been a guy known for citing his sources. He made the comments on Saturday during the Fresh Fire Prophetic Conference 2022: … Now you can see it play out on […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes On September 30, about a day after Hurricane Ian hit the coast of Florida, Christian evangelists (and right-wing activists) Mario Murillo and Lance Wallnau announced that their “Fire and Glory Tour” would still take place October 24-25 at Hertz Arena in Estero, Florida, just outside of Fort Myers. … So the answer is very clear. […]
Reading Time: 9 minutes Let’s check out a recent gathering of authoritarian evangelicals. I’ll show you their plans–and the not-so-hidden desires of their hearts.
Reading Time: 8 minutes If someone had told me that anybody could possibly describe the unthinkable suffering going on in Ukraine with an expression of utter childlike delight, I’m not sure I’d have believed them. But here we are.
Reading Time: 5 minutes What makes a good prophecy? We all have a decent idea and are not taken in by the predictions of psychics. Let’s apply that same skepticism to claims of biblical prophecy.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Let’s conclude our critique of 13 prophecies from Hugh Ross of the Reasons to Believe ministry: a king wins a miraculous victory and priests get what’s coming to them
Reading Time: 8 minutes Hi and welcome back! As soon as evangelicals staged their January 6th insurrection attempt, I knew we’d be seeing the usual infighting afterward. And yes, we sure did. Almost immediately, Christians sprang into action there. One group seemed especially upset, though, and that was self-styled Christian prophets who hadn’t signed on with the insurrection attempt. Now, they’re […]
Reading Time: 10 minutes Today, let me show you the tools a false prophet uses to get out of the consequences of being wrong.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Hi and welcome back! Yesterday, we talked about a set of predictions made by Greg Locke, an especially cringey right-wing evangelical pastor. He drew upon evangelicals’ rich history of prophecy to make a bunch of predictions — none of which came to pass. And thanks to the way evangelicals engage with false prophecies and false […]
Reading Time: 9 minutes Today, I want to show you one of these false prophets, Greg Locke. He girded himself with Christianese in hopes of providing himself with plausible deniability. His predictions failed spectacularly, thankfully. However, his use of Christianese to do it caught my interest. Let me show you what he said, what it meant, and how cowards like him use this jargon to try to escape the consequences of their constant strings of failures.