Category Archives: Religion

A Response to J.D. Hall

A few months ago, a debate intensified between two groups of well-respected Christian leaders, in which members of the International Coalition of Abolitionist Societies and members of Apologia Church, Polemics Report, Cross Encounters Ministries, Bible-Thumping Wingnut, and Crown Rights Media began disputing over an event known as the Church Repent Project. For those who do not know what this is, […]

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Political Opportunism Doesn’t Fight Tyranny, It Perpetuates It

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I’m sorry I need to burst this bubble, but the Republican governors’ “rebellion” against Obama’s refugee resettlement plan is not an application of the Doctrine of the Lesser Magistrate. Yes, I know, the temptation to ascribe such noble motives to them, and to see the seeds of righteous resistance against tyranny in our country growing steadily is great. The Doctrine […]

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When Preachers Sell Their Souls to Caesar

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Browsing the Internet last week, I saw close to a hundred articles written by preachers, pastors, and churchian celebrities, condemning the Ferguson protests. Who knows how many more preachers used their Sunday morning hour to do the same. That’s what any preacher in America just loves to do: Verbally crack down on impersonal, private, powerless targets who have shown some […]

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Houston Mayor Demands that Pastors Live Up to Their Own Theology

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If Christian media were honest, this would be the headline they would use for the conflict between the Mayor of Houston Annise Parker, and the Houston pastors. I am not surprised by Parker’s actions. She is a moral pervert, after all, an open rebel against God, and we should expect her to be consistent with her perversion in all, including […]

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Why Sodomy Does Hurt Others

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“If it doesn’t hurt anyone else, then it’s ok.”, is the common phrase used to defend practices such as sodomy (homosexuality), drunkenness, and sexual promiscuity. It may be true that there is typically no immediate consequences to such sins, however Paul describes the consequences of sin as wages, something that is earned later down the road. “For the wages of […]

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