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Posted: Jun 23, 2022 - 12:15pm

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Generations of evangelicals consumed millions of books and listened to countless sermons expounding these "truths." Within this framework, there was ready forgiveness for male sexual misconduct. It was up to women to avoid tempting men who were not their husbands and meet the sexual needs of men who were. When men went astray, there was always a woman to blame. For men, misdeeds could be written off as too much of a good thing or perhaps a necessary evil, as evidence of red-blooded masculinity that needed only to be channeled in redemptive directions.

Within evangelical communities, we see these values expressed in the way organizations too often turn a blind eye to abuse, blame victims, and defend abusers in the interest of propping up a larger cause — a man's ministry, an institution's mission, or the broader "witness of the church."

In 2016, we heard precisely this rhetoric in defense of Donald Trump. Trump was a man's man. He would not be cowed by political correctness, but would do what needed to be done. He represented "a John Wayne America," an America where heroic men were not afraid to resort to violence when necessary in pursuit of a greater good. Evangelicals did not embrace Trump in spite of his rough edges, but because of them.

At a time when many evangelicals perceived their values to be under fire, they looked to Trump as their "ultimate fighting champion," a man who would not be afraid to throw his weight around to protect "Christian America" against threats both foreign and domestic.

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Posted: Jun 23, 2022 - 9:26am

https://www.cnn.com/2022/06/22...
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Posted: Jun 19, 2022 - 10:28am

SEXUAL ABUSE IS INEVITABLE IN CHRISTIAN PATRIARCHY
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Posted: Jun 16, 2022 - 4:03am

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but the grift continues,
she knew she was going to lose when she entered,
now look we know her and a heck of a lot more folks down there do to,
she did win after all
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Posted: Jun 15, 2022 - 6:48pm

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Posted: Jun 15, 2022 - 2:27pm


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Posted: May 22, 2022 - 4:50pm

surprise! surprise!
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Posted: May 11, 2022 - 2:05am

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Ukrainian Orthodox not included 
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Posted: May 10, 2022 - 6:58pm

Orthodox Christian churches are drawing in far-right American converts
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Posted: May 6, 2022 - 8:17am

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He should campaign in strip clubs. Those dancers are just complying with god's will.
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Posted: Apr 24, 2022 - 12:04pm

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Derplahoma doing its level best to be the most hateful state in the union...
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Posted: Apr 24, 2022 - 9:55am

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Posted: Apr 22, 2022 - 9:32am

In India, hate-filled songs are a weapon to target Muslims
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Posted: Apr 21, 2022 - 9:34am

Evangelical Christians Try to Spread the Gospel With On-Board Airplane Cabin-Wide Preaching and Singing
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Posted: Apr 11, 2022 - 6:49pm

'Hillsong: A Megachurch Exposed' Lays Out Ungodly Act After Ungodly Act
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Posted: Mar 26, 2022 - 2:42pm

Amnesia

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Posted: Mar 24, 2022 - 10:06am

Bianca Gracia Claims Those Who ‘Stole’ Her Texas State Senate Seat Are ‘Gonna Have to Deal With God’
Bianca Gracia, a right-wing conspiracy theorist who served as president of Latinos For Trump, recently ran for a seat in the Texas state Senate because, she claimed, God had called her to take her “rightful place” in the state capitol and “make the devil run.” So positive was Gracia that God wanted her to inhabit that seat that she went around claiming victory in the Republican primary months before it even occurred, even warning Christians that they would be held accountable by God if they didn’t vote for her.

When primary Election Day arrived March 1, Gracia came in last place, drawing single-digit support. Predictably, she refuses to accept that result and is insisting that the election was stolen from her (and God).

When Gracia spoke at the recent ReAwaken America tour event in San Diego, California, earlier this month, she claimed that those who supposedly stole the election from her are now “gonna have to deal with God.”

“God chose me for a reason,” Gracia declared. “I didn’t lose. I won.” (...)

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Posted: Mar 23, 2022 - 10:45am

A pastor violated IRS rules while bragging about getting around IRS rules
“Patriot Church” leader Ken Peters endorsed a political candidate, which tax-exempt churches aren’t allowed to do.
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Posted: Mar 17, 2022 - 2:49pm

Milo Yiannopoulos reportedly hopes “to establish a Florida-based clinic to help gay men leave the homosexual lifestyle.” In the meantime, he’s calling for gay men to be executed.

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