The Night We Were Persecuted

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by Boze Herrington cross posted from his blog The Talking Llama The body of Christ on this campus is under assault tonight,” said Tyler Deaton. “And I’ve called on God to summon a legion of angels, but I also know that the most effective prayers come from God’s people in unity.” November 2008. It was [Read More...]

The Dark Side of Faith

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by Boze Herrington cross posted from his blog The Talking Llama There is a dark side to religious devotion that is too often ignored or denied. As a means of motivating people to be cruel or inhumane—as a means of inciting evil . . . there may be no more potent force than religion. When [Read More...]

Love & Death in the House of Prayer (A Rolling Stone Expose)

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By Boze Herrington cross posted from his blog  The Talking Llama Hello, everyone. I’m back from a month-long blogging break. The big story of the day is this investigative piece by Jeff Tietz for Rolling Stone Magazine about the cult I was in and the loss of my best friend. He does an excellent job [Read More...]

International House of Prayer: One Year Later After the Death of Bethany Deaton

Does anyone remember the death of IHOP intern Bethany Deaton? More than a year ago we mentioned her death in several different pieces and said we would be doing any followup to the case we saw. In the time that has passed since Bethany was found murdered in her van not much has changed. Her [Read More...]