Our Present Turmoil

My family member(s) on the current societal turmoil: “some people think we [whites] paid our debt by blood in the civil war.” Me: “ya, but others kept saying “the South will rise again,” and their descendants & loyalists wormed their way into police forces & elected office.” One of the major ways the “Southern” traitors …

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Our Miracle is an Autistic Child

In early 2016, I wrote an article about our journey of Faith, regarding having children, titled AFTER 5 YEARS, WE’RE PREGNANT, AND THERE’S A STORY TO THAT. That post still draws readers every once in a while, and so, this post is an update after 4 years have passed; although it is probably not what …

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Quick Links to National News Coverage of IFB Scandals

Girl, 15, Allegedly Raped, Pregnant, Then Forced to Confess to Church | ABC News 20/20 coverage of the IFBPart 1 https://youtu.be/prAcf5rOc5YPart 2 https://youtu.be/H_kvNSW_Z8cPart 3 https://youtu.be/pJWLz28jhucPart 4 https://youtu.be/cdLYcQ3BvZEPart 5 https://youtu.be/ei7B9ON9H4EJack Schaap Charged, Paul Chappell Speaks Out, and The Independent Fundamental Baptist Movement’s Next Steps | Christianity Today, Ed Stetzer Hundreds Accuse Independent Baptist Pastors of Abuse | CT Hephzibah House (Winona Lake, IN)---as …

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Evolution, Apocalypse, and Remembering Rachel Held Evans | Evolving Faith

Well, our podcast launched today and we are already number one in Religion and Spirituality! 🥳 That is all thanks to you, friends - so grateful for your generosity and reviews, support and subscribes! It has made our day. https://t.co/EfVQ3NQFwf— Evolving Faith (@EvolvFaith) June 24, 2020 link: open.spotify.com/episode/5q0jBRBVha20a8tSAmNXpS

Resource Share: Racism Results from Protestant Heresies | @mako_nagasawa

Resource share: Systemic Racism results from Protestant heresies. European Protestants wanted to make quick money in a legal gray zone in the colonies. Slavery was illegal in England, legal in the colonies. Seizing land was illegal in England, but legal in the colonies...— Mako Nagasawa (@mako_nagasawa) June 23, 2020 ...on the basis of "being more …

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Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II Explains How To Shed The Weight Of Systemic Racism This Juneteenth | BET

The President of Repairers of the Breach and Co-Chair of the Poor People’s Campaign: National Call for A Moral Revival advocates getting into “good trouble” today for a better tomorrow. — Read on http://www.bet.com/news/national/2020/06/18/william-barber-moral-march-on-washington-juneteenth.html

Inside the Cult of Trump, His Rallies Are Church and He Is the Gospel | Vanity Fair

Trump’s rallies—a bizarre mishmash of numerology, tweetology, and white supremacy—are the rituals by which he stamps his name on the American dream. As he prepares to resume them for the first time in months, his followers are ready to receive. — Read on http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2020/06/inside-the-cult-of-trump-his-rallies-are-church-and-he-is-the-gospel