Backyard Church
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Backyard Church

The Lies They Told Me in Sunday School

A reflection on my indoctrination as a child

Like many children of the eighties, I spent many a Sunday morning gathered around a flannelgraph in some darkened corner of a local church, listening to a well-meaning, but way-too-strict older lady try to teach me how to love Jesus. Every week, this dear and long-suffering sister-in-Christ would turn up and regale us with…

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Dan Foster

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