My Evangelical Church Is Gaslighting Me, But I Refuse To Fall For It Anymore

I don’t sleep through the night anymore. I suffer from near daily panic attacks and almost constant anxiety. The source of my joy, my security and my identity has vanished, leaving me with an angry grief that almost no one in my immediate circle understands. I have relationships that were once life-giving but have turned …

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How, When and Why Christian Dominionists (Christofascists) Bulldogged American Politics

Media went with 'soccer mom' most people had no idea she was '#WhiteEvangelical mom' https://t.co/hr1oKMbXRJ — Reader Adrift (@ReaderAdrift) November 7, 2018 And wrt this current administration. Media went with 'economic populism' Not #ChristianNationalism https://t.co/6xy4YQyp9i — Reader Adrift (@ReaderAdrift) November 7, 2018 Here's the Washington Post's religion writer poo pooing coverage of Dominionism as 'overhyped'. …

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Authoritarian Christianity, or, what Franklin Graham Really Means when he Equates Progressivism with Godlessness – Not Your Mission Field

Authoritarian Christianity, or, what Franklin Graham Really Means when he Equates Progressivism with Godlessness – Not Your Mission Field — Read on chrisstroop.com/2018/05/30/authoritarian-christianity-or-what-franklin-graham-really-means-when-he-equates-progressivism-with-godlessness/amp/

“Preacher” and “Preaching”: Some Lexical Observations | Craig A. Evans

[For the full, published article with its excellent compilation of the subject's biblical and usage data, see HERE (JETS)] Response to Article: I am enthused to learn that monologues by “bishops” did not become the mode for Christian meetings until the 4th Century A.D.. Until then, believers just communed in prayer together, ate together, worshipped …

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Reimagining Church by Frank Viola

In January 2008, Pagan Christianity by Frank Viola and George Barna rocked the Christian world. Yet it was only the first half of the argument. It was never meant to be a stand-alone book. In August 2008, Reimagining Church by Frank Viola author was released, which begins to present the second half of the argument. …

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INSURGENCE by Frank Viola – The Gospel of the Kingdom

In today’s politically charged era, Christians on the progressive left as well as the conservative right both equate their particular viewpoints with the kingdom of God. Viola dismantles these perspectives, offering a fresh and revolutionary look at the radical gospel of the kingdom. With gripping power, he challenges Christians to reclaim the lost kingdom message …

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Nicaea: not Rome’s Authority

In his 2016 article, Evangelical Exodus: The Protestant seminary that produced dozens of Catholic converts, Paul Senz describes a happening that perhaps precipitated or maybe merely coincides with the more recent #Exvangelical and #EmptyThePews phenomena. From Personal Experience Having personally attended classes at Southern Evangelical Seminary in 2013, I feel as though I dodged a …

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Why I am Post-Evangelical & Post-Denominational

[Updated: June 7, 2018] By droves, Xennials and Millennials are exiting American, Evangelical churches. While a few ecclesiologists and missiologists saw a trending decline (since 2010ish) in Evangelicalism (See this ARTICLE based on the book, The Great Evangelical Recession), no one foresaw such a dramatic exodus of Evangelicalism by these younger generations. I am at …

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