A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 7 “My Year as a Bob Jones University Preacher Boy”

(The previous chapters can be found by clicking on A Godless Fundamentalist under Topics on the right hand side of this page. To receive email notifications whenever subsequent chapters are published, hit the follow button.) by John Ellis If you continue reading, you’re going to discover that for a span of time as an adult, … Continue reading A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 7 “My Year as a Bob Jones University Preacher Boy”

A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 5

(If you haven't already, I would encourage you to start the series with the Introduction and the previous chapters, which can be found by clicking the heading A Godless Fundamentalist under Topics on the right hand side of this page.) by John Ellis During my transition from a Christian day school to a Bob Jones … Continue reading A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 5

A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 4

(Catch up with the series by clicking A Godless Fundamentalist under Topics on the right hand side of this page. Or click here to read the Introduction.) by John Ellis One of the sad ironies embedded in my authority figures devotion to protecting my testimony was that while they were busy guarding my external actions, … Continue reading A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 4

A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 3

(Catch up with the series by clicking A Godless Fundamentalist under Topics.) by John Ellis Every so often, I wish that my kids could have the schooling experience that I did. My time within the Christian school movement, from kindergarten through high school, was, for the most part, fun and contained a sense of community. … Continue reading A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 3

A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 2

(Catch up with the series by clicking here to read the Introduction and Prologue as well as Chapter 1, and if you’re interested in keeping up with series, hit the follow button on the right hand side of this page and you will receive an email notification when each new chapter is published.) by John … Continue reading A Godless Fundamentalist: Chapter 2

A Godless Fundamentalist: Introduction and Prologue

by John Ellis (Many of my friends and family members ask me when I'm going to republish my memoir. It's for them I've decided to begin posting the chapters on this blog. For those who read the original version, I have rewritten, edited, rewritten again, edited some more, and rewritten one last time. Much of … Continue reading A Godless Fundamentalist: Introduction and Prologue

Theatre + Theology = Apologetics

by John Ellis When many Christians think of Apologetics, they think of a formal debate. On one side of the stage, in their mind’s eye, sits a sartorial atheist who, no doubt, is a professor at the local state university. Maybe a philosophy professor. Maybe a sociology professor. Whatever he probably teaches, the whiff of … Continue reading Theatre + Theology = Apologetics