Responding to Paula White’s “prayer”

Paula's "prayer" makes some serious assumptions. Here are my thoughts after reading.  Words spoken against wrongs should NOT be turned back on the accuser. Accountability and oversight are NOT demonic setups. Calling mistakes “traps” set by others, Satan, or the Devil is an often-repeated script among religious and political cons. Adding “in the name of... Continue Reading →

Did we hire this guy?

Does Rudy Giuliana support the following logic senators are spouting? - I vote against an inquiry to look into any possible wrongdoing. - I think something wrong might have happened, but it wasn’t bad enough to punish. - How do I know this? I'm not sure. Are you following my logic? Prepare for more absurd... Continue Reading →

Religious Corn Flakes

Reading Paula White's words is like eating religious corn flakes. The fallacy of her prosperity gospel is the belief that we can generate faith that will influence spiritual forces in our favor. Just keep on declaring and claiming it yells the preacher! I guess it's easier than working toward justice and trying to do right.... Continue Reading →

Is prayer a numbers game?

“If so many believers spent just a portion of the time praying for him that they spend complaining about and criticizing the president, there would be a lot more prayers being lifted up and much more good would be accomplished.” -Joseph Parker radio host I'm trying to unpack Joseph Parker’s meaning here. He clearly says... Continue Reading →

In rare agreement with Franklin Graham

Evangelical leader Franklin Graham has asked us to pray for President Trump again. I think that's a good idea. Graham said, “Pray for President Trump today, for God to give him wisdom, protection, and guide each and every step he takes." He then posted a t-shirt you can purchase on his website ($15.99=$3 shipping), modeled here by... Continue Reading →

Watching a slow death

Baldwin continues, "...people have deluded themselves for so long that they really don’t think I am human …. And this means that they have become … moral monsters.” I was eight when James Baldwin spoke these words. Now, in 2019, I feel as if I've spent my life watching a slow death. The pulse of... Continue Reading →

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