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This theory can be tested across fundamentalism.

I'm about to share some supporting evidence, not because I want anyone to *out* Doug Phillips, but because I want people who used to follow #VisionForum theology to be set free.

I have some interesting links in my own thread:
Doug Phillips was the leader of Vision Forum Ministries, a hyper-fundamentalist sect that promoted extreme versions of gender roles, homeschooling, and other things I don't have time to get in to. Here's a brief history:…
Vision Forum went belly-up after Phillips was found to be sexually assaulting a nanny. :(
I was not personally involved w/ VF, but was close to several people that were. Their presence was STRONGLY felt in my GCM church, where we had a homeschool co-op.
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1. @splinter_news and @sarahposner get it. To understand and combat Christian Right Trump support, talk to us ex-Evangelicals. #EmptyThePews
2. I'm going to be blunt here. Americans don't need 573 think pieces in the vein of "Hypocritical Evangelicals, y u vote Trump?"
3. What we need is to allow the ex-Evangelical community and movement to have the kind of visibility and voice that shapes the public sphere
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