Monthly Archives: August 2013

Emergent Christianity: That Huge Threat to Republican Jesus.

Have you seen this in the news lately? A bunch of conservative Christians have decided that the three biggest threats to America are these: Communism, Islam, and emergent Christianity. If you just went “wait, what?” then you’re not toxic enough. … Continue reading

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Losing the Plot (and Plotting the Loss).

You know, every so often right when I think that toxic Christians are starting to catch on to how obvious it is to outsiders that they want to control all the rest of us, they top themselves with a new … Continue reading

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The Christian’s Guide to Ex-Christians: (You’re All) Genuine Christians. (Okay?)

Fred Phelps thinks he’s one. So does Brother Jed, the Pope, Kenneth Copeland, Joyce Meyer, and Eddie Long. So did Biff. So did I. So does every Christian. If you just said “I’ll take ‘TRUE CHRISTIAN’ for $200,” you already … Continue reading

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The Cult of “Before” Stories Got a New Member Last Month.

One of my earliest blog entries, A Cult of “Before” Stories, remains one of the most-often-viewed pages on the entire blog (thanks, RationalWiki readers!). It was about how my preacher ex-husband Biff, as well as other Christians including the very … Continue reading

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Prayer Warriors for Jesus.

Most people who got involved in the Pentecostal denomination I was in weren’t the clean-cut proper men and women the church liked to pretend dominated their demographic. After Biff and I got married and he began doing some preaching around the … Continue reading

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Redefining Words: Tolerance.

tol·er·ance noun 1. a fair, objective, and permissive attitude toward those whose opinions, practices, race, religion, nationality, etc., differ from one’s own; freedom from bigotry. 2. a fair, objective, and permissive attitude toward opinions and practices that differ from one’s … Continue reading

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Redefining Words: Faith.

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. . . Without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is … Continue reading

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