Open letter to all students contemplating going to an evangelical college “Don’t let them ruin your life”

photo from https://www.facebook.com/OneGordonLGBTQ/Before you choose a college such as Wheaton, Gordon or Liberty University consider this: your degree will cost you dearly in terms of future opportunities. It'll be next to worthless, about as useful to you as a degree from the grand wizard of the KKK. The evangelical fundamentalist college movement is painting itself into a backward hate-filled corner. Don't let them ruin your life. On the brink of the massive defeat that the 2016 p … [Read more...]

Welcome to Saudiamerica– WATCH THIS VIDEO! Ken Copeland: ‘Ted Cruz has been anointed by God to be president of the United States’

Rafael Cruz and Sen. Ted Cruz, father and son (New York Times photo)Watch this video of Ken Copeland introducing Ted Cruz’ father and stating that God is anointing his son to be U.S. President.   Hollywood could not even make this one up—lambs (or should we say delusional gun-carrying right wingers) —to the slaughter.This is what the beginning of a theocracy looks like. If these guys have their way we'll be living in Saudiamerica.   Frank Schaeffer is a writer. His lates … [Read more...]

The Ted Cruz-David Barton Semi-Secret PAC Connection to Turn the USA Into a Theocracy

Meet David Barton, the theocratic guru to the far far right running the umbrella PAC of the Cruz family of super PACs. David Barton is a hero to many grassroots evangelicals, but is considered a fraud - the Howard Zinn of the Christian right - by evangelical historians and scholars. Jon Ward has written a VERY important expose of the Cruz-Barton plan for America...  This article was first published by Yahoo News and is republished here with the written permission of the author. Ted Cruz’s contr … [Read more...]

Evangelicals used to be Christians… Today they are Republicans. These pictures tell the story…

Evangelicals used to be Christians... Today they are Republicans. These pictures tell the story. Yesterday's Evangelical Hero Today's Evangelical Hero Yesterday's Evangelical Hero Today's Evangelical Hero Yesterday's Evangelical Hero Today's Evangelical Hero Yesterday's Evangelical Hero Evangelicals used to be Christians... Today they are Republicans. These pictures … [Read more...]

If there is a creator He/She/It must hate fundamentalist religion

The deluded religious belief that any people or nation or church is a “chosen” people is the root of almost all our troubles. So is the lunacy of believing in “Truth” revealed through one special prophet to one special peoples and/or tribe, be they Jews, Muslims or American Evangelical Christians, or conservative Roman Catholics who believe in the special primacy of their popes.The earth bursts with life. Far right exclusionary religion bursts with death. If there is a creator of life He/She/It m … [Read more...]

The Witch-Hunts, Dishonesty, Victimology and Paranoia at Gordon, Wheaton (and Many other Evangelical Schools) Spells Long-Term Disaster For Christian Education in the USA

Evangelical schools are indulging in witch-hunts. They are acting on ideological imperatives and financial incentives—donors often threaten to withhold funds, and parents may refuse to send their children if the schools fail to toe the line— to initiate a new deadly conservative crackdown on faculty, staff and students like nothing since the 1950s. Sources mention how dishonest the schools have been about their motives for removing faculty and silencing dissent. Can evangelical Christian edu … [Read more...]

Here’s the Most Important Document You Can Read on The Religious Right’s Plan to Turn America Into a Theocracy

When Christian Right leaders talk about religious liberty, they often really mean theocratic supremacism of their own religious beliefs inscribed in government. The evangelical Protestant Christian Right and U.S. Roman Catholic bishops are intensifying their campaign to carve out arenas of public life where religious institutions, individuals, and even businesses may evade civil rights and labor laws in the name of religious liberty. This brilliant article by Paul Rosenberg proves this. It i … [Read more...]

Jane Stuart Smith RIP I’ll Always Love You

  A few people in life change everything. One woman (not counting my mother) opened more doors for me than any other person in my childhood. She died yesterday.Jane Stuart Smith was there for me from the time I was six. Jane was by her very life a living definition of the belief that motivates me: that the intrinsic value of beauty is real. Here's the tribute I wrote to a great woman before she died in my memoir Crazy for God: How I Grew Up as One of the Elect, Helped F … [Read more...]


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