In describing what SFL is all about, I have often said that satire and parody are blunt instruments that lack nuance. Satire is good for pointing out glaring common problems but somewhat less useful when it comes to dealing with churches that don’t completely fit the mold of the stereotypical IFB mold: the “nice” churches [...]
I am informed that our old friend Chuck Phelps put this on his Facebook page today (caps and all). Apparently Chuck is worried that the IFB movement as a whole is beginning to crumble around him and so…he proposes more of the same. IT’S NOT ABOUT “CULTURAL FUNDAMENTALISM” IT’S ABOUT PERSONAL SEPARATION It has become [...]
If you think the way to fix the problem of a self-centered life is to add more legalism to it…you might be a fundamentalist.
“Victim is a worldly word. In ATI we have no word for victim,” said Bill. “So I understand,” sez I. “I imagine that fish have no word for water.” (with apologies to Terry Pratchett)