Losing the battle but winning the (holy) war

Evangelicals think they have no choice but to vote for Trump even those who despise his moral bankruptcy. Some see not voting as a vote cast for a Democratic president who is sure to win without evangelical support. Here’s another option they may have never considered: Vote for the democrat as a deliberate act ofContinue reading “Losing the battle but winning the (holy) war”

Evangelicalism: A cowardly faith

Fear is a powerful motivator. It is an emotion deeply embedded in our genetic makeup without which we as a species would cease to be. Survival drives us from the moment of birth until our last breath. Now imagine if you could survive beyond the grave… ~Faith means not having (or wanting) to know theContinue reading “Evangelicalism: A cowardly faith”

“Pastors don’t link world events to speeding up return of Christ”

I must apologize for occasionally breaking from my original purpose with this blog to comment on current headlines involving evangelicalism. This one has been particularly popular. A recent study by LifeWay Research found the overwhelming majority of pastors (Protestant evangelical or other) don’t believe world events can accelerate the return of Jesus. Of course theyContinue reading ““Pastors don’t link world events to speeding up return of Christ””

My personal sacrifice upon the altar of evangelicalism

Christians talk a lot about sacrifice. I know more than most what that means. I sacrificed the best years of my life heavily immersed in a religious faith I discovered to be false. From eighteen to thirty I was the most devout, committed evangelical I could be. I invested thousands of dollars in tuition, dormContinue reading “My personal sacrifice upon the altar of evangelicalism”

“One thing I do know. I was blind but now I see”

I was a lonely, depressed teenager. I was smaller than my friends which made me a target of bullying. My family was large and poor which made us the object of constant ridicule. My parents provide little emotional support so we were left to fend for ourselves when the inevitable struggles of growing up appeared.Continue reading ““One thing I do know. I was blind but now I see””

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”