If you're just joining, a Hell Scare is any depiction of sinners getting their just deserts, lightly toasted. It can be an actual attempt to scare people into Heaven or just a freakish image of the unholy afterlife to make this list. While I don't condone fear tactics alone in Christianity, I admire creativity. And … Continue reading Top Five Hell Scares #3–Disney’s Totally NOT Satan
Despite the cutesy title, not all dogs go to Heaven. The bastard Dalmatian that chased me on my bike is an example. Or those Rottweilers that used to scare me. Or that massive Weimeraner that-- Ahem, but we're talking about the Don Bluth movie. If you can't see the picture, the quote at the bottom … Continue reading Top Five Hell Scares–#4, A Dog’s Death
What's a Hell Scare? An old-school Christian tactic that won souls by literally scaring the Hell out of someone. Hey, don't wanna burn in the lake of fire, right? Better become a Christian, or Jesus gon' getcha! As a result, generations of Christians and non-Christians alike grew up terrified of the notions of Hell. Now Jesus … Continue reading Top 5 Hell Scares–#5, Toasty Christmases
In honor of Halloween, the holiday when most Christians lock their children in a Chick-fil-A parking lot so they can trick-or-treat for sugar-free vegan candy out of the same trunk that holds the spare gasoline, I thought it would be a little fun to talk about our stupid, childhood fears. We all have at least … Continue reading What Silly Childhood Fears Still Genuinely Terrify You?