persecution complex

RWNJ Author: Trump’s Doing Something Right If ‘Entire World System’ Is Against Him (VIDEO)

RWNJ Author: Trump’s Doing Something Right If ‘Entire World System’ Is Against Him (VIDEO)

Donald Trump’s approval ratings have ticked up since the State of the Union address. But they’re still pretty brutal for a newly-elected president at this stage–an average of 41 percent, according to FiveThirtyEight. And they’re likely to dip even lower than that soon; the first poll taken entirely after the Rob Porter imbroglio broke only […]

Evangelicals Feel Persecuted Because They Have To Treat People Equally

Evangelicals Feel Persecuted Because They Have To Treat People Equally

Unfortunately, many minority groups in this country experience persecution on a daily basis. Also, one majority group thinks they are being persecuted constantly when they aren’t. That would be right-wing Evangelical Christians. A recent Pew survey found that Evangelicals actually think they are persecuted more than Black people, Jewish people, Atheists, and other minority groups. […]

NC Prosecutors Suspected In Cover-Up Of Child Abuse At Christianist ‘Church’ (VIDEO)

NC Prosecutors Suspected In Cover-Up Of Child Abuse At Christianist ‘Church’ (VIDEO)

Late last month, more than 40 former members of a fringe charismatic church in Spindale, North Carolina told the Associated Press that their former church had spent the last two decades covering up abusive and outright criminal behavior–including child abuse. In one of the most outrageous anecdotes of all, these former members say that two deputy […]

A Personal Story Of The Damage Covering Up Child Abuse Can Do

A Personal Story Of The Damage Covering Up Child Abuse Can Do

This month will mark 10 years since I left a marriage to an emotionally abusive and controlling woman. As I told you last year, not long after I left her, I was horrified to discover that she had hidden a past history of abusing her own kids–to the point that she could only see them […]

Christian Left Blogger Benjamin L. Corey Calls BS On Fundies’ Persecution Complex

Christian Left Blogger Benjamin L. Corey Calls BS On Fundies’ Persecution Complex

As a proud member of the Christian Left, I’ve always wondered–when will more of us stand up and be counted? One member who has not been shy about doing so is missiologist and blogger Benjamin L. Corey, who is best known as the man behind “Formerly Fundie” at Patheos. He is also the author of […]

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