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Posted: May 22, 2021 - 3:38pm

Andrew Wommack Says Gay People Should Have to Wear Warning Labels on Their Foreheads

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Posted: May 12, 2021 - 6:47pm

Christian Nationalists Eager To Impose Cancel Culture On Biden’s Prayer Proclamation
The fact is, the Trump-worshipping strain of right-wing Christianity was going to find some reason to moan about Biden’s proclamation no matter what it said. Still smarting from the fact that Biden beat their new messiah in November, they’re hard at work at a tiresome game: using religion to divide Americans and further the culture wars.

So, let’s call their bluff with a modest proposal: How about we ditch the National Day of Prayer entirely?

Biden’s NDP proclamation was less offensive and less exclusionary than those Trump issued – Trump typically implied ALL Americans pray and his proclamations tended to be studded with offensive “Christian nation” mythology. But even though Biden was careful not to paint all Americans with a prayerful, Christian nationalist brush, those who don’t pray or don’t have any particular religious tradition are bound to feel excluded when the president of our secular nation issues calls to prayer.

Those of us who advocate for separation of church and state won’t miss the NDP because we argue that government, as a secular entity, has no business meddling in the religious lives of its citizens, including offering advice on when, where, how or if they pray. At the same time, Christian nationalists won’t have to worry about their tender sensibilities being offended because the president fails to employ the religious terminology they prefer. Both sides will be happy.

I call that a win-win.

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Posted: May 8, 2021 - 11:13am

Christian Ministry Fires MAGA-Loving “Prophet” for “Unbiblical Behavior.”
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Posted: Apr 27, 2021 - 10:40am

Wisconsin priest flaunts 'godless' COVID-19 protocols
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Posted: Apr 11, 2021 - 2:16pm

Can the Meritocracy Find God?
The secularization of America probably won’t reverse unless the intelligentsia gets religion.




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Posted: Apr 4, 2021 - 11:09am

Religiosity Largely Unaffected by Events of 2020 in U.S
The coronavirus pandemic has had less effect on Americans' personal religiosity than on their belief that religion has a greater influence on American life. U.S. adults' views of the importance of religion in their lives and their religious identification were unchanged in 2020, while their attendance at religious services and membership in a church, synagogue or mosque declined slightly.

Yet, there has been an uptick in the percentage of Americans who think religion as a whole is increasing, rather than losing, its influence on American life, a pattern seen at other times of national crisis.


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Posted: Mar 29, 2021 - 7:21pm

Ammon Bundy's Ongoing Religious War
Ammon Bundy, right-wing malcontent behind the 2016 armed takeover of Oregon’s Malheur Wildlife Refuge and now a western anti-mask movement, believes he’s doing God’s work.

Coming from a long line of religiously inspired men who have been “called” to defend the US Constitution, Bundy has varied in his focus, from rebelling against public land ranching regulations to protesting COVID-19 safety protocols. But in his view, these are all forms of government tyranny and affronts to constitutional rights. Arrested for the fourth time on March 15, 2021, Bundy was taken into custody for failing to appear at his hearing on past trespassing charges. Because he refused to wear a mask into the courtroom, thereby missing his trial, he was apprehended outside amid of a throng of other protesters.

Bundy’s crusade has been a long time in the making, but in the last year he successfully established a coalition of supporters that is broad, diverse, and a serious threat to federal law. His group is called the People’s Rights Network. Like the Oath Keepers and Proud Boys, it includes members who see the current government as a threat to perceived rights and are committed to defend their ideas of personal liberty, by force if necessary.

So what has taken Ammon Bundy, who first came to prominence during the 2014 armed standoff in Nevada over his father’s unpaid grazing fees and trespassing cattle, into a life of an anti-government militant? The answer is a libertarian worldview and his take on Mormonism. Bundy’s ideology parallels the thinking of certain leaders in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who’ve had a history of government cynicism. He also shares with them a tradition of theo-constitutionalism—venerating the Constitution as a sacred document. The paradox here is that Bundy believes he is upholding the Constitution and fulfilling his religious duties in his acts of lawlessness. (...)

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Posted: Mar 28, 2021 - 3:54pm

Marjorie Taylor Greene Says the U.S. Capitol Is ‘One of the Most Evil Places’
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Posted: Mar 26, 2021 - 10:21am

Ex-baker sues Panera, says she was fired for practicing paganism
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Posted: Mar 25, 2021 - 11:41am

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"Norman Bates"?  I guess that's a different Tony Perkins.
 
Both perfectly normal guys...


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Posted: Mar 25, 2021 - 11:29am



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"Norman Bates"?  I guess that's a different Tony Perkins.

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Posted: Mar 21, 2021 - 3:39pm

Yeah, literally...
Tony Perkins Says Biden’s Agenda Is ‘Literally From the Pit of Hell’
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Posted: Mar 15, 2021 - 12:01pm



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Where's Rick Santorum when you need him?!?!  ðŸ¤ª
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Posted: Mar 15, 2021 - 9:26am

Vatican bars gay union blessing, says God ‘can’t bless sin’
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Posted: Mar 2, 2021 - 1:02pm

They'll be coming for your goats!
Liberty Counsel Falsely Claims Equality Act Would Force Religious Schools to Hire Pedophiles and ‘Goat Lovers’
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Posted: Feb 22, 2021 - 6:16am

Disinformation Fuels A White Evangelical Movement. It Led 1 Virginia Pastor To Quit
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Posted: Feb 13, 2021 - 1:50pm

Ravi Zacharias, Influential Evangelist, Is Accused of Sexual Abuse in Scathing Report
When Mr. Zacharias died of cancer in May at age 74, he was one of the most revered evangelists in the United States. Former Vice President Mike Pence spoke at his memorial service in Atlanta, calling him “a man of faith who could rightly handle the word of truth like few others in our time” and comparing him to Billy Graham and C.S. Lewis.

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Mr. Zacharias, it says, “warned her not ever to speak out against him or she would be responsible for the ‘millions of souls’ whose salvation would be lost if his reputation was damaged.”

The law firm also found a pattern of intimate text and email-based relationships with women. In reviewing his electronic devices, they found the phone numbers of more than 200 massage therapists and more than 200 selfies, some of them nudes, from much younger women. Mr. Zacharias also used the nonprofit ministry to financially support some of his long-term therapists. The report also reveals that he owned two apartments in Bangkok, where he spent 256 days between 2010 and 2014. One of his massage therapists stayed in the other apartment.

Mr. Zacharias said in 2017 that in 45 years of marriage, “I have never engaged in any inappropriate behavior of any kind.”

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Posted: Feb 13, 2021 - 12:51pm

Why Creationism Bears All the Hallmarks of a Conspiracy Theory
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Posted: Feb 11, 2021 - 11:28am

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Magasaurus trumpi

The level of distrust among Republicans evident in the survey was such that about eight in 10 said the current political system is "stacked against conservatives and people with traditional values." A majority agreed with the statement, "The traditional American way of life is disappearing so fast that we may have to use force to save it."

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Posted: Feb 11, 2021 - 5:08am

A 'Scary' Survey Finding: 4 In 10 Republicans Say Political Violence May Be Necessary
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