Terry Mattingly

It seemed that whenever the Rev. Daniel Darling ventured into social media, he saw the same red flags – so he posted a commentary on “Christians and Conspiracy Theories.”

“Because it’s online, doesn’t mean it’s true,” he noted. “Because a story is advanced by someone whose ideology I agree with, doesn’t mean it’s true. ...

Terry Mattingly leads GetReligion.org and lives in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. He is a senior fellow at the Overby Center at the University of Mississippi.