A Closer Look at Eric Metaxas and His Comments on Mass Shootings and Impeachment. Plus the Fallacy of Intellectual Evangelicalism

Eric Metaxas is a well known evangelical author who has done work on Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Martin Luther. In time he embraced Christian nationalism and became a polarizing figure. This post looks at Metaxas and the issues with his work. Plus he said a number of disturbing things recently both about mass shootings and impeachment. In the end Metaxas again shows the scandal of the evangelical mind in that it was a fallacy to think that he was an intellectual.  Continue reading

An Open Letter to the Students of Liberty University

Liberty University is embroiled in a scandal that deals with allegations of Jerry Falwell Jr enriching himself at the expense of the university.  This is an open letter to the  students of Liberty challenging them on the situation. Liberty students should be able to do the right thing and call for an independent investigation of Liberty’s finances. This isn’t about conservative politics or persecution, but about ethics and allegations of financial wrongdoing.  Continue reading

Progressive Group is Calling for a Criminal Investigation into Jerry Falwell Jr’s Finances and Asking Both the IRS and the Commonwealth of Virginia to Get Involved

A progressive Christian group is operating a petition to get the IRS and the Commonwealth of Virginia to investigate Liberty University’s finances. This brief post explores the problem and explains that it needs to be conservative evangelicals who push back against the financial issues.  Continue reading

From Atheists to Christians Here is Why You Should be Concerned With What is Happening at Liberty University

The politicization of Liberty University has far reaching consequences that will affect a lot of people and institutions. It will backfire for churches and can result in more discrimination of atheists. This post looks at the influence of Liberty in churches and writes about the ultimate problem of Christian nationalism.  Continue reading