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Ken Ham — The Evolution of a Bully: Jeri Lofland’s Thoughts

“Ken Ham was banned from speaking at a homeschool convention in Cincinnati after making ‘mean-spirited’ remarks about another speaker, a Bible scholar and theologian who approaches the Old Testament very differently than Ham does. AiG also used its deep pockets and legal staff to bully a smaller Christian ministry with a similar name, threatening them with charges of trademark infringement.”

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David Noebel, Summit Ministries, and the Evil of Rock: Jeri Lofland’s Thoughts

“In 1974, David Noebel was staggered when students confided to him that Billy James Hargis, ardent promoter of traditional morality and father of four, had had sex with several of them…In 1976, Hargis was forced to resign, and the school closed its doors the following year. Noebel went on to effectively ‘fold’ Christian Crusade into Summit Ministries, building it into a successful international worldview training/brainwashing center targeting all ages, but teenagers in particular.”

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The Queer Elder’s Son: George

“My parents still love me. They are from a different time, a different age, and aren’t quite able to cope with the entire truth. But they know who their son is, and they love him anyway. They love him enough to lose friends, to be removed from a church, to question their own deep biases. Sure, things could be better. But they could also be a lot worse.”

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