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Growing up and moving on from fundamentalist roots #1

In many American churches, evangelists preach about burning in hell and make people afraid that if they don’t give enough to God (read church) they will suffer, while otherwise happiness will smile on them.

Not to tell people that God loves them

Dan Foster often looks at social media, trawling through Twitter looking for blog post ideas, but now and again, he finds a Tweet that leaves him breathless with righteous indignation. This is one of those Tweets: From this, we should believe that according to Pastor Gabriel Hughes on Twitter, we ought to save our breath,Continue reading “Not to tell people that God loves them”

How the term Evangelical has grown to blur theology and ideology

In the 19th century several lay preachers who taught a non-trinitairan Biblical faith, used printed media to spread the Good News of the coming Kingdom of God, by means of tracts and pamphlets, in times that evangelicalism became deeply intertwined with a certain strain of conservative politics, to end up in the 21st century where conservative evangelists became fundamentalists totally taken by GOP politics and blurring the lines between theology and ideology.