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Overshare via prayer request is the nauseating cousin of gossip via prayer request. Some people do not hold back. Since they’re in their community of brethren they feel free to get detailed. “Shannon couldn’t make it to small group tonight, […]

    Atheists don’t get much clemency from Christian culture. They are generally thought to be misguided and inclined to despair. While Christians are busy thanking God on Thanksgiving they have been known to wonder aloud how atheists could possibly celebrate this […]

When called upon to pray aloud in a group, an evangelical automatically says “just” a few dozen times during the course of the prayer. This doesn’t happen when other flavors of Christians such as Catholics or Episcopalians pray, but an […]

Christian women are on the fence about Oprah. Her touting of “The Secret” with its new age agenda rubs them entirely the wrong way. They also don’t appreciate her cohabitating with Stedman, her angling towards gay acceptance, suggesting there could […]

In a Bible study or fellowship group there comes a time (usually near the end) that you go around the circle and make prayer requests. This is an excellent time to air the dirt on absent friends under the guise of being lovingly concerned about their spiritual state.

Hi! I started this blog (stuffchristianculturelikes.com) in August 2008. I know this isn’t a new concept and I’m not a pioneer in angst about evangelicalism – lots of people have done this before and have done it better than me. […]

Dear darling reader, Beliefnet asked if they could host this blog and I said sure. So next week it will move over there, but this link will still route to it. So, that’s kind of exciting. Yips! Blessings,stephy

From these all-Christian platforms people can do what they did on Twitter and Facebook (tweet Bible verses, express dismay over political affronts to morality, and proclaim excitement for date night with their hot wives), but here their audience presents no opposing viewpoints which could rankle them and raise their blood pressure.

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