The Week the Cracker Quacked: The Duck Dynasty Saga

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by Bruce Gerencser cross posted from his blog The Way Forward Millions of Evangelical Christians are in an uproar over A&E suspending Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson over his homophobic, racist remarks made in a recent GQ magazine interview.  Facebook, Twitter, and the Sunday pulpit have been awash in defenses of Phil Robertson’s right to [Read More...]

Dude, Seriously? – Answering Kevin Swanson

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  by Calulu cross posted from her blog True Love Doesn’t Rape Recently Kevin Swanson, radio babbler and righteous rabblerouser against all things not homeschooling fundamentalist Biblical patriarchy has been making more of an ass out of himself than usual. It’s not merely due to the fact that he has a new book to flog [Read More...]

John Piper’s Defense of the Genocidal Christian God

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by Bruce Gerenscer cross posted from his blog The Way Forward There are many reasons people choose to leave Christianity. Contrary to what apologists for Christianity suggest, deconversion stories have many elements and are rarely the same. That said, there are four elements that show up in most deconversion stories: The existence of evil The [Read More...]

The Delusional Followers of Convicted Felon Jack Schaap

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by Bruce Gerencser cross posted from his blog The Way Forward Just when I think the Independent Fundamentalist Baptist (IFB) church movement can go no lower into the muck they surprise me. Delaine Rae, a recent guest post writer, a former IFB preacher’s kid, sent me a link to a Jack Schaap FAN page. I [Read More...]

Is Clergy Sexual Infidelity Rare?

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by Bruce Gerencser cross posted from his blog The Way Forward Doug Phillips, of Vision Forum/Vision Forum Ministries, recently confessed that he had an inappropriate sexual relationship with a woman who is not his wife. (see my previous post in this) Defenders of Phillips have taken to their blogs, websites, Twitter, and Facebook, to do [Read More...]