Jake the Atheist Analyzes the Pursuit NW’s Video About COVID-19 and Washington State Health Requirements

The Pursuit NW is a charismatic church in Snohomish, Washington. Their pastor Russell Johnson did a fear mongering video that claimed that they will not close church to the Washington State Attorney General. Jake the Atheist did a response in which he analyzed their video and showed the problems with the theology and fear mongering. Responding to a health crisis and masking up is common sense and safety in practice. Its a good video that this blog wants to push. Continue reading

At This Point the Emphasis Needs to be the Deconstruction of Evangelicalism. If You Stay an Evangelical Christian Despite the Constant Scandals and Problems I Would Honestly Question Your Faith

This is a haunting post to write but its another necessary one as I do an autopsy on my dying faith. For so many years I spent time building up churches and ministries as I was part of the evangelical machine. Today I am committed to their deconstruction Marquette University’s Cru being on the top of the list. But there is more especially in light of the constant scandals and problems at the churches and ministries I raise in this post. If you go to these churches like McLean Bible, Fairfax Community Church, or Wooded Hills Bible I would question your faith. Continue reading

Recommended Read in The Bulwark: This Cult is Ruining People’s Lives

Jonathan Last published a disturbing article at The Bulwark today. Its about what happens when conspiracy theories, politics, the Republican Party and American Christianity merge into one. The result is destroyed lives. The exhibit for that is one Christine Priorla of Cleveland who stormed the Capitol, and is now arrested by the FBI and facing two years in prison. Continue reading

The January 6, 2021 Attempted Coup in Washington, D.C. Highlights the Danger of Christian Nationalism

In my backyard of Washington, D.C. a coup attempt took place by Trump supporters. In the violence a women was killed and the United States capitol was invaded for the first time since the British did so in 1814. What happened today was building for a while. And it could not have happened without the encouragement and enabling of the Christian nationalists from 2016 until now. This is a blunt post, written out of anger, and if you can’t handle profanity. Don’t read and don’t complain. Today showed the reason why Christian nationalism needs to be written about. Continue reading

Michael Gerson on Evangelicals Like Eric Metaxas in The Trump Era and Creating Doubt About Religion

There has been a lot happening with evangelical author Eric Metaxas which this blog will write about shortly. One of those items is Metaxas offering to die for Donald Trump and his cause. Michael Gerson in the Washington Post writes about Metaxas and about evangelicals who support Trump continually. As always this blog enocurages people to subscribe and support their newspaper.  Continue reading

A Closer Look at the North Coast Church’s Chris Hilken. Questionable Behavior By a Questionable Pastor

Chris Hilken is a teaching pastor at North Coast Church in Vista, California. In an Insatgram account he is known for allegedly bullying, shaming, and shunning people. It also appears as if the EFCA pastor allegedly tried to turn a child against their family in creating devotion to North Coast Church. But this blog would also like to ask another question. Should a pastor who allegedly urinates on his wife to “mark his territory” even be a pastor? 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