A John Hopkins Professor Admits Error and the Beauty of the Skeptical Mind Which Evangelical Christians Can Learn From

In the spirit of science amidst a discussion about the COVID-19 vaccine a John Hopkins professor falls back on science and admits error when corrected. Its a beautiful example of what happens with a person when a mind is grounded in science. This blog posts compares this example with evangelical culture with how evangelicals just double down amidst conspiracy theories and how they dismiss facts they don’t like.  Continue reading

The Gospel According to Q. Does Senior Pastor Gary Peterson of Rock Urban Church in Grandville, Michigan Believe That Democrats Conspired to Murder George Floyd? Plus Gary Peterson’s Troubled Past

On July 5, 2020 Gary Peterson the pastor of The Rock Church in Grandville, Michigan showed the congregation a Q Anon conspiracy theory video. Q Anon is a discredited conspiracy theory that states that COVID-19 is an attempt to derail President Trump and that Democrats killed George Floyd in Minneapolis. In digging deeper this blog found some disturbing information about Gary Peterson allegedly engaging in embezzlement at Wellspring Church  also in the area. Furthermore there are additional allegations of Peterson having a sexual affair with a male intern at Wellspring. If there are more stories about Gary Peterson this blog is willing to tell them and provide a platform. Continue reading

Evangelical “Intellectual” Eric Metaxas Continues His Decline as he Hosts Anti-Vaccine Conspiracy Theorist Kent Heckenlively on his Radio Show

Recently Eric Metaxas had Kent Heckenlively on his radio show. The conspiracy theorist known for the plandemic conspiracy theory was tragically given credit where none is deserved. As Eric Metaxas becomes more irrelevant and fringe his credibility declines by the day. This post looks at Eric Metaxas and his support to the anti-vaccination movement. This blog writer is a firm believer in science and vaccines. Plus its my goal to encourage you to embrace vaccines and science. Science and modern medicine is a gift to American civilization and the west.  Continue reading

Ed Stezter is Correct About Evangelicals Buying into Conspiracy Theories. Plus How Survivors of Harvest Bible Chapel Who Traffic Conspiracy Theories Can Empower James MacDonald

In the Dallas Morning News Ed Stetzer and Andy MacDonald wrote an op-ed that talked about evangelicals and conspiracy theories. In an article that has a lot of wisdom and truth Stetzer rightfully calls out evangelicals and conspiracy theories. This blog on this issue agrees with Ed Stetzer. But the problem is also bigger. Could those from the Harvest Bible Chapel community who push conspiracies theories in the end embolden James MacDonald as they undermine themselves in the process?  Continue reading

The Conspiracy That Some Evangelicals are Embracing: Q Anon and a Solid Read in The Atlantic Magazine About this Dangerous Belief System

The Atlantic Magazine published an article that is a look at the Q Anon conspiracy theory. This theory has some traction among some white evangelicals and shows how bankrupt and lost they are. This post is about the Atlantic Magazine article and the history and how it evolved and the cognitive dissonance that  many use to keep it going. This blog rejects conspiracy theories but I am adding this post to the archives.  Continue reading