He snuck out of 6th-Grade maturity class and wandered into a McDonalds … made himself a famous icon of public shame.

How a viral video of a Hayden man's racist tirade spread across a community and the country This happened locally about a week ago. Nobody singing praises to the greatest MAGA hero here. I have had trouble with the minds that push a lot of Political Correctness and always have. But the event described below …

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Which Dads and Moms taught them to think this way and act it out?

A New Dawn for Hate? This morning, in Ogden, Utah, Aaron Feller McFarland and his husband, Nik McFarland, woke up to find the slurs “FAGET” and “HOMO DIE” emblazoned across their car in blood-red spray paint. Yesterday, Nancy Leong experienced a more casual form of harassment. On her morning run in Denver, as a car …

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American Evangelism as Illness

WHAT THE FIGHT OVER ALLAH SAYS ABOUT THE FUTURE OF EVANGELICAL CHRISTIANITY Evangelicalism knows what it is by fighting against what it is not. Take away the threats and enemies, and evangelicalism loses its identity and reason for being. ...One of the main reasons that evangelical Bible Schools and colleges were established was to fight against …

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My disagreement with you makes you an enemy of my country.

In retrospect in seems that – going back 30-40 years – a change of political tactics, efforts more directed at personalizing differences of opinion has arisen. It’s a personalizing in most instances that deliberately avoids a discussion of issues in the interest of demonizing supporters of views opposed to your own. Demonization: [Merriam Webster] includes …

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“actively and passively driven from faith, by people of faith.”

An excellent writing by John Pavlotvitz. There are so many valuable and worthy lines in his article, I'll paste a couple but the only way to appreciate the fullness is to read it on his site. Distorted Love: The Toll Of Our Christian Theology On The LGBT Community This is the cost of our religion …

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An excellent example of why we need to realize that there is no one true way to judge any human being …

Every LGBTQ+ Person Should Read This An excellent example of why we need to realize that there is no one true way to judge any human being ... and that religion - above all else - has no monopoly on absolutes. Religion is the least authoritative when it expresses what in reality are inflexible theologies. …

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