Reading Time: 2 minutes You’ll never believe what happened when a conservative religious leader adopted 70 children. I’m just kidding. You know exactly how this plays out and you’re horrified without even reading another sentence. But I’ll tell you the horrific details anyway. Nikolai Stremsky was a rector at the Holy Trinity Convent of Mercy in Saraktash—part of the Urals in Russia. […]
Reading Time: 9 minutes SBC-lings like to imagine that their denomination is a loose federation of churches that govern the denomination from the bottom up. Yep, they’re all just big ol’ Jesus-ers who Jesus together — and, coincidentally, pool material resources to convert and control the whole world. The opposite is actually the case, as the EC demonstrated in spades that week.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Mark Lanier knows very well what’s at stake right now in the SBC’s megascandal.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Earlier this winter, investigators released their initial report: yes, the accusations were completely credible. Then, a couple of days ago they released their fuller report: this rabbit hole went a whole lot deeper than anybody had suspected.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Hi and welcome back! To top off the dumpster fire of 2020 comes a story that is also not even really news anymore: a big-name evangelical leader turned out to be a prolific sex abuser. Indeed, recently Ravi Zacharias’ ministry/business told donors the news. Yes indeed, the rumors about their deceased Dear Leader are true. For decades, […]
Reading Time: 10 minutes Don’t ever believe that any big-name evangelical leaders really want to fix anything. Today, I’ll show you a heartbreaking case in point that illustrates what the SBC really cares about the most.
Reading Time: 10 minutes Recently, I wondered what they’ve been up to on that front. What’s changed since we last checked in on them? As it turns out, the SBC’s leaders have been busy. Today, I’ll show you the SBC’s general strategy for dealing with their sex-abuse scandal and what they’ve managed to accomplish in this past year-and-a-half.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Hi and welcome back! I got so excited about writing about SCOTUS yesterday that I forgot it was Monday. Just to keep us moving on track, then, here is the post I should have written yesterday for Lord Snow Presides! In this installment, I’ll whisk us through the chapter synopsis and then look at the […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes The TL;DR version of this is: This is why you should probably have voted for a female nominee, and one of the many reasons I favoured Elizabeth Warren. In this context, she is probably as clean as a whistle. If you have to vote for either Biden or Trump, and even given that the allegation […]
Reading Time: 11 minutes These SBC leaders settled on a strategy long familiar to secular women: they acted very, very sorry about hearing all these accusations, and let that sorrow substitute for action. I’ll show you how that act operates, and also how well it worked on the women attending #SBC2019.