Lisa Kerr

My Cult Life

Lisa Kerr is the creator of My Cult Life, a blog about religion, feminism & humor. Her blog brings awareness to harmful ideologies, particularly in the Evangelical Christian circle. Writing from seven years experience as a reverend in an Evangelical church and a personal assistant to mega-church pastors, she has an insiders view on what it’s like inside the hierarchies of mega-churches.

Lisa has been interviewed by Frank Stasio on the North Carolina Public Radio show “The State of Things”, and will be the feature of a forthcoming story in a national women’s magazine this Spring, 2012.

The GOP’s Witch Hunt

The past few months the GOP has waged a war on women that places them firmly in bed with religious lobbyists, treating women like they are subhuman all in the name of patriarchal religion.

The Dark Side of Mercy Ministries

Over the past few weeks, I've spoken with two young women who have shared intimate and heart-breaking stories with me about their time in Mercy Ministries, a residential treatment home for girls who face issues such as eating disorders, self-harm, drug and alcohol addictions, depression and unplanned pregnancies, where the girls claim to have survived psychological abuse that left them worse off than when they entered the program. 

America: Whose “Moral Enterprise?”

The men who lobby against women's rights, partnered with candidates like Santorum who literally believe that "America is a moral enterprise" (in effect, America is a fundamentalist Christian moral enterprise) will do anything within their power to ensure that their personal religious beliefs make their way into the legislation that affects everyone, regardless of their beliefs.