Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter in Grant County, Kentucky has Flood Damage, and he’s Suing, How Christian of Him

Ken Ham from Answers in Genesis is in the news again. This evangelical carnival barker filed a lawsuit against an insurance company in Switzerland who refused to pay damages at the access road at The Ark Encounter in Grant County, Kentucky. The insurance carrier balked pointing out that the construction was shoddy. This lawsuit comes to symbolize much of what is wrong in evangelicalism. Continue reading

Dear Wooded Hills Church, l am Serving You My Divorce Papers

This is a letter of divorce to my former third wave evangelical church outside Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Known as Wooded Hills this is a church that is deeply charismatic, highly political, and very much toxic. In 2016 a number of people attacked me on social media and I realized that this is not the place that I thought it to be. This is a cult and a place to be avoided. This open letter explains a number of problems with Wooded Hills. Continue reading

Former Christians Discuss how Evangelicalism Made Their Struggles with Mental Illness Worse

Recently on Reddit there was a discussion by former Evangelical Christians who are now atheist or agnostic on the issue of mental illness. They discussed the challenges and problems of dealing with mental illness and the barriers they ran into. Some wrote about getting help for issues later in life. The Friendly Atheist blog also picked up on the thread and wrote about it.  Continue reading