Gabba gabba we accept you

Gabba gabba we accept you October 10, 2012

We’ve got to get off the Exodus motif and get on the Jubilee motif. The Exodus motif tells us that God freed us from one nation so we can march into the promised land and throw out everybody who already lives there.”

“Every time I issue what I think is a thoughtfully-worded critique of the complementarian tendency to impose of modern, Western familial constructs onto Peter and Paul’s Greco-Roman household codes in the New Testament, I get called ‘shrill’ and asked if I’m on my period.”

Do NOT pick a fight with these kids. Just when you think you’re winning, you’ll realize that you’ve completely lost.

“Why don’t @goodmenproject just be honest & call themselves The Good Misogynist Project?”

The couple was openly gay, but secretly Christian — the opposite of today’s closeted Christians.”

“The Messianic Secret, the piece of wonderful news that the disciples were far too stupid to be told, was that blokes who fancy each other cannot be the person who stands at the front in church waving his hands around and introducing the hymns.”

“My fear, however, is that it’s simply another attempt to put so-called new wine in old wine skins, nuancing the same old arguments of intolerance and hate that have plagued our faith for far too long.”

“They argue that the gay lifestyle is sick and sinful and dangerous and they point to the suicide rate, and then they turn around and do everything in their power to make sure that suicide rate does not come down and to drive it up.”

“It really was a conscious declaration of war for various reasons, including fundraising, on a community for whom it caused this great suffering and death.”

“The pink elephant pirouetting around the room is: the fear-based religious hostility McLaren tells Christians not to be a part of is part of the Christian Bible. And there is no way of avoiding this problem.”

“It’s also something else too — part of the American character, if there is such a thing — and that is an eagerness to tell the experts, ‘Well, no. Screw you.'”

“From this side of the fence, things look very different than they used to on the other side of the fence.”

“I feel like a freak, and I want to know where the church for freaks is.”

“I have been in the revenge business so long, now that’s over, I do not know what to do with the rest of my life.”

“Joey Ramone was really nothing more than Buddy Holly turned up to 11.”

It’s (usually) more complicated than that.”

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