The 2 weeks of shutdown madness has accelerated evangelical movement’s devolution by 10 years or more. The shutdown is to the evangelical establishment what that fabled 4-hour erection is to Viagra users. I predict that the unwinding of the loony literalistic evangelical “Bible-believing” movement, made respectable by people like Billy Graham and Christianity Today magazine, just took a quantum leap. American evangelicals are looking into a grim future where they’re both loathed and … [Read more...]
Post-Shutdown the Evangelical Movement Is Going to Die Faster Than Ever — GOOD!– Now Actual Christianity Might Have a Chance to Flourish
Secret Video Clip of Michele Bachmann and Other Evangelicals In Church Prayerfully Celebrating Shutdown
Here's a secretly filmed video clip of what goes on when Michele Bachmann, and other conservative home school moms and dads gather to celebrate the shutdown of the government by praising Jesus in a typical spirit-filled conservative gathering... (Sort of.) Read my new book And God Said, “Billy!” NOW # 1 in the Amazon Political Humor category, for more details about Bachmann and company... and for a thorough exploration of right wing religious delusion... Frank Schaeffer is a … [Read more...]
I’ll make a prediction: within 10 years or less mainstream evangelicals like the editors of Christianity Today magazine (and whomever/whatever is running the Billy Graham empire et al) will “come around” on issues like gay marriage equality, choice for women and premarital sex. They’ll suddenly find they're really, really pro-immigration too! They won’t do this out of the goodness of their hearts, let alone on moral grounds, but because these folks can’t figure out any … [Read more...]
WILL THE LAST REPUBLICAN-VOTING, SCIENCE-DENYING, FOX NEWS-WATCHING, FACT-HATING EVANGELICAL LIVING IN A COASTAL REGION PLEASE TURN OUT THE LIGHTS WHEN JESUS DOES NOT COME BACK BUT A WALL OF WATER DOES?
America was just attacked by forces far greater than anything Osama bin Laden or Al Qaeda could ever have mustered. Maybe we can respond with the Navy SEALs or a drone attack. No doubt the proper response will be to bomb the Atlantic Ocean or at least Iran into submission. Gov. Cuomo of New York State said, " don’t call it ‘global warming’ because you trigger a whole political debate." Here's his remark in full as quoted in the New York Times: “’They call it the … [Read more...]