Breakfast Links: Cultural Christianity; Virginity and Voting; When Leadership Fails


Tim Dalrymple, Patheos: “They do not witness Christ.  What they present is a watered-down, compromised, milquetoast Christianity.  In other words, what they offer is NOT Christianity, and it tarnishes the name of the church and misleads many.”

Matthew Sheffield, New Obama Add Likens Voting for Him to Losing Virginity

Philip Jenkins, Patheos: “Bearing patriotic banners – some demanded “Justice for Chris” – several thousands marched against the well-armed stronghold of Ansar al-Sharia, the militia believed responsible for the September 11 outrage.”

Relevant Magazine: The Trouble With Religious Freedom

Tony Woodlief, Patheos: “But here we are, on the verge of our reckoning day, and now, more than ever, we need scapegoats…Do you want to know, fellow voters, who we should blame?”

Diana Chandler, Baptist Press News: Missionaries Needed in North Dakota

Bill Blankschaen, Patheos: “The 3 AM phone call came. Obama voted “present.” When leadership fails, real people get really hurt.”

About Timothy Dalrymple

Timothy Dalrymple was raised in non-denominational evangelical congregations in California. The son and grandson of ministers, as a young boy he spent far too many hours each night staring at the ceiling and pondering the afterlife.
In all his work he seeks a better understanding of why people do, and do not, come to faith, and researches and teaches in religion and science, faith and reason, theology and philosophy, the origins of atheism, Christology, and the religious transformations of suffering

  • Bobby B.

    Thanks for these links.