Dan Foster looking at how the church makes hurting people hurt more and how all religions are confronted with the same dilemma about suffering.
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Jesus Would Have Failed Seminary
In those institutions where they prepare people to become a priest, pastor, minister or preacher of the Word of God, Jesus Christ would not even have a chance of entering or would fail the examinations, not being allowed to be one of the many clergy members this world presents.
LGBTQ+ people Welcome or not welcome in a Church
Dan Foster did the test to find out how churches would welcome or not welcome LGBTQ+ people .
Sued for defamation by a local church
Dan Foster in Backyard Church Pastor Sues for Bad Reviews The extraordinary tale of the ordinary Mom who was sued for defamation by a local church Image source: Serhii Yevdokymov on ShutterstockWhen Julie Ann Smith of Beaverton, Oregon, walked away from her church, she was unprepared for what would follow. Suddenly on the outer, she found herselfContinue reading “Sued for defamation by a local church”
Black Woman Claims to be Turned Away From Church for Being “Colored”
An African American woman was accosted on the front steps by a couple of church ushers who had clearly not been told that racial segregation ended in 1964, when the US Supreme Court enacted the Civil Rights Bill.
The conservative Christian right in response to The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade
Dan Foster observed something troubling from the conservative Christian right in response to The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
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.
An answer to gun violence according two American pastors
The only reasonable way to have lesser accidental, as well as shootings on purpose, is to limit access to weapons, though in the States one can find pastors who claim the reason for such violence is that people left God.
Texas Church Worships God as Female
Then the Christian Right blew up the Internet Image by Damir Khabirov on iStockIt was Mother’s Day. A church in Texas — a place not known for its progressive Christianity — decided to take a risk and include feminine imagery for God in its service. In fact, when it comes to presenting the feminine sideContinue reading “Texas Church Worships God as Female”
Is Your Church a Patriarchy?
What about gender in today’s church?