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Take a lesson from the kids

This is a guest post by Tyler Francke, owner of GodofEvolution.com

It’s not typical (though probably far more common in Accelerated Christian Education schools) that your principal is also your church pastor, but such was the case at the small private school in Oregon that my wife attended from preschool through twelfth grade. 1,111 more words

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To New Bethany and back: One woman's journey to report the man she says sexually abused her

After years of frustrated attempts, of being ignored by the press, dismissed by law enforcement, and disbelieved by the adults that should have protected them, the heroic women of New Bethany have finally achieved a breakthrough. 419 more words

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Your sins will find you out

Big news! I’ve just been announced as a speaker at this year’s QED conference in Manchester. I’ll be on a panel with Nate Phelps, son of Fred Phelps, the infamous Westboro Baptist Church leader, and Sanal Edamaruku, president of the Indian Rationalist Association. 1,215 more words

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Your idea of love is fucked up.

There’s a lot of swearing in this post. That means the people who need to hear this most will ignore me. That’s fine. There will be other posts on other days to engage sympathetically. 687 more words

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How to become an ACE supervisor

A couple of bits of recommended reading for you.

First, a quick one: this very amusing parody from Reddit of Greg Hibbins’ letter.

More importantly: I wrote a post at the… 69 more words

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Even this creationist can't stand Accelerated Christian Education

“The ACE system is an abomination. It is isolating, oppressive, racist, sexist, ill-informed and abusive.” You probably won’t be surprised to read those words on this blog. 2,333 more words

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Leaving fundamentalism: an interview with Jonny Scaramanga

In a previous post I pointed out the harmfulness of Accelerated Christian Education (ACE), an international fundamentalist “educational” system aiming at producing “godly” children. 4,388 more words

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jonnyscaramanga reblogged this on Leaving Fundamentalism and commented:

I haven't talked much about my own escape from ACE on this blog (I'm saving it for the book!), but I did an interview about ACE with LotharLorraine yesterday and a lot of it came out. If you want to know why I oppose ACE, there it is. The interview was done as a Skype chat, so that explains my at times fragmented answers, but I think it's come out well, especially now Lothar's removed the horrific photo of me he originally posted with the interview.