Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy theories prevalent in churches, new LifeWay study finds

"A new study from Nashville-based Lifeway Research finds 49 percent of U.S. Protestant pastors say they frequently hear members of their congregation repeating conspiracy theories they have heard about why something is happening in the country." - BPNews

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Waking Up After QAnon: How Can the Church Respond?

"As QAnon and other conspiracy theories begin to lose traction, pastors and church leaders face a decision. We can pretend that conspiracy theories were never really a threat to our congregation and simply move on unchanged.... Or, we can engage our people refocusing their attention back to the gospel and learn how we need to disciple better." - Stetzer & McDonald

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Megachurch pastor prayed a curse on “those that have stolen this election”

"'Father, those that have lied, those that have stolen this election, those that have cheated, I place the curse of God upon them,' Rev. Bob Rodgers of Evangel World Prayer Center in Louisville, which claims 9,000 members, said in a video clip from the service shared online." - CPost 

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“Since the question of falsifiability has cross-disciplinary value, it is a question that we should ask not only of our theological opinions, but also our political and medical and economic opinions”

"This brings me to another question of discernment, viz., the question of falsifiability, or, 'What would it take to change my mind?'" - Snoeberger

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Ben Sasse: What happens on January 6?

"Since Election Day, the president and his allied organizations have raised well over half a billion (billion!) dollars from supporters who have been led to believe that they’re contributing to a ferocious legal defense. But in reality, they’re mostly just giving the president and his allies a blank check that can go to their super-PACs, their next plane trip, their next campaign or project." - Sasse

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Will Those Who Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Be Injected With a Microchip? No.

"A viral social media video insinuates that the COVID-19 vaccine contains trackable  microchips that will be injected into vaccine recipients. The video, just under 4 minutes long, is a composite of clips .... they create a false impression that those who get vaccinated for COVID-19 will be injected with a 'forced chip with a tracking device.'" - The Dispatch

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A blunt message about who is conning whom in the aftermath of the 2020 elections.

"If you put your faith in President Trump’s claim of a presidential election stolen through massive alteration of votes through the use of voting software, and in the legal skills of Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell, I am sorry to tell you that you have been conned." - N. Review

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