The Shallow Faith of Tim Tebow. Will the Celebrity Christian Athlete Weep For the Women Ravi Zacharias Abused and Raped?

As the Ravi Zacharias scandal continues there is one aspect that is particularly troubling. Its the silence by Tim Tebow. Tebow described the scandal plagued evangelist as his personal hero. Meanwhile he has not acknowledged the Miller & Marten report documenting sexual abuse by Ravi Zacharias. And as such he has not empathized for the victims of rape and sexual abuse whether it be in Canada, Georgia or Thailand. That is damning, especially for an individual whose ministry focuses on human trafficking. In an Instagram video Tebow was near tears as Ravi Zacharias was dying of cancer. Will he weep for the victims that Zacharias abused? Continue reading

Is James Dobson Reaping What He Sowed in Evangelicalism? As Q Anon Destroys Families and Relationships, Evangelical Christians Reveal Their Hypocrisy About the Importance of the Family

As the Q Anon conspiracy theory destroys evangelical families and tears about relationships it shows to the world their hypocrisy about the importance of the family. James Dobson spent his ministry warning about the destruction of the family. And in the end Dobson ended up supporting someone politically who became a key player in this conspiracy theory that is tearing apart evangelical families. Is James Dobson reaping what he sowed in evangelicalism? Continue reading

Deconversion Story: Jake Sees the Light and Takes the Path From the Assemblies of God to Atheism

Jake told his story of his deconversion from Christianity into atheism on YouTube recently. Jake, who grew up in the Assemblies of God explained in a well done video why he moved on from religion. Its a story of honesty and integrity while facing the problems and contradictions of faith. For those who want to understand atheism better, this blog would encourage you to listen to Jake’s story.  Continue reading

Some Thoughts on How the Ravi Zacharias Scandal Can be Mitigated and Help Lori Anne Thompson and Georgia Spa Victims

As the Canadian division of RZIM is closing this blog is proposing some possible solutions that can possibly mitigate the Ravi Zacharias scandal and help Lori Anne Thompson and the spa victims in Georgia. This post is designed to spark some discussion, and possibly lead to other developments. Regardless RZIM needs to close as the brand is forever tarnished and can’t be reconstituted in another form. In its closing let’s help the victims of Ravi Zacharias in this dark scandal. Continue reading

Why Porn Star Stormy Daniels Has More Character and Integrity Than White Evangelical Christians

Evangelicalism is a movement that is quite dishonest at its core. Evangelicals love to hide and put up a façade that they often retreat behind. The fact of the matter is that when you consider it, a porn star like Stormy Daniels posses far more character and integrity than many evangelical Christians. Why? She’s honest about her career in porn and stripping. She doesn’t put up a façade to mislead others like evangelicals often do. Dare I ask this? Are their lessons that white American evangelicalism can learn from the porn industry especially from someone like Stormy Daniels? Chief among them honesty and integrity? Continue reading

In a Rare Example of Humility, the EFCA’s Tom Nelson of Christ Community Church Tells His Congregation That He Was Wrong About Ravi Zacharias

In response to the Miller & Martin report that documents Ravi Zacharias’ sexual abuse and other misconduct Tom Nelson of the EFCA’s Christ Community Church sent out an email to his congregation explaining that he was wrong about the famed evangelist. Nelson who deeply admired Zacharias discussed the ongoing scandal with his congregation. Its refreshing and encouraging to see proactive behavior in light of troubling facts. Last year, Steve Baughman the atheist who pursued the issues with Ravi Zacharias wrote a post about Tom Nelson’s praise for the well known evangelist. The humility that is shown by the lead senior pastor at Christ Community Church after learning the facts is deeply encouraging and this blog hopes that others will follow suit. Continue reading

The Thinking Atheist Discusses Christian Nationalism and Its Role in the January 6, Capitol Riot with Andrew Seidel of the Freedom From Religion Foundation

The Thinking Atheist and Andrew Seidel from the Freedom From Religion Foundation discuss Christian nationalism and its role in the January 6, 2021 insurrection. Its a good presentation from an atheist perspective. This blog has a lot of respect for atheists and would encourage people to listen to this discussion.  Continue reading

Jeff Dornik is Promoting Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Anti-Semitism and Conspiracies. He Illustrates Why White Evangelicalism is a Cancer in the United States

Today’s post looks at Jeff Dornik promoting Marjorie Taylor Greene on Twitter. The founder of the GK Pastors Network and Freedom First Network is pushing a proponent of warped conspiracy theories. Greene is the Q Anon supporter in Congress who has called for Democrats to be executed and says that a plane never hit the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Greene has also said that school shootings like Stoneman Douglas in Parkland, Florida were staged as a false flag attack, mocked those who survived; and pushes anti-Semitic conspiracy theories involving Jews and space lasers resulting in California’s wildfires. Anti-Semitism starts by ridiculing and marginalizing Jews and denying their humanity. His promotion of Marjorie Taylor Greene is sick and in this blogger’s view indicative of why white evangelicalism is cancerous in this country. The best thing many people can do is leave evangelicalism. Jeff Dornik and culture war evangelicals show why faith is not about God. Its about using faith to obtain political power. Continue reading