All Blog Posts Tagged 'Christian' (89)

This is why I blog about religion

Sometimes I wonder why I bother blogging about religion and atheism. Does it really matter if I read and talk about religions I don't even believe in anyway? I used to believe in God, after all, so why I don't just let bygones be bygones, leave religion alone, and post about something a little more entertaining, like funny animal videos on YouTube! It'd be a lot cheerier, and I'm sure I'd get a lot more… Continue

Added by IAmTheBlog on January 12, 2010 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

Letter to a Christian Friend

Today I received a message on Facebook from a friend that I knew in YWAM (she's French, so her English isn't perfect):



Girl !!! I've been thinking of you lately? How are you?? I remembered clearly the day in india when we preached and you found the courage to share what happened to you and how God was restoring you. I admired so much what you did that day !!! I've seen on your status that you were not so crazy about all of this anymore. And i wanted to share with you that… Continue

Added by Kristi Leitholt on January 9, 2010 at 12:00pm — 9 Comments

The Onion admits Christian bias

Here is the cover of the most recent print edition of The Onion. I scanned and uploaded it to my blog since it doesn't appear to be in the online version. I think it pretty much sums up the situation for all major media outlets in the US (but ironically enough, not The Onion itself since they often publish irreligious… Continue

Added by IAmTheBlog on December 29, 2009 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

Mondo Diablo Episode 232: Davey and Goliath's Christmas Spirit--The Most Collosal Episode Yet!





The biggest, most spectacular Christmas Episode Yet, and Davey & Goliath get to share in the wealth. Lucky Lutherans!



Playlist



Davey & Goliath 1

Alleee 1

Johnny "Bowtie" Barstow * Jingle Bells

Bobby Sabatino * I'm Gonna Hang up Mommy's Stocking

Davey & Goliath 2

Three Weissman * Schlepp the Halls with Loaves of Hallah

Comar * Pere Noel… Continue

Added by Rev Hellbound Alleee on December 24, 2009 at 10:29am — No Comments

My Aunt's Crusade, Part II

As discussed in my previous blog, the books my aunt promised to send arrived today. She sent me Josh McDowell's The New Evidence That Demands a Verdict and Answers to Tough Questions Skeptics Ask About the Christian Faith. I have just over three weeks off from college for the holidays and I hope to have the books read within that time. I will also be posting my thoughts, questions, and interesting quotes from the books on here for your entertainment.



Thanks to everyone… Continue

Added by Kristi Leitholt on December 11, 2009 at 4:20pm — No Comments

My aunt's crusade

I have been very open about being an atheist on Facebook and Twitter. I'm rather open about it in real life too, except to my parents. My dad's family is fairly religious and my aunt, who has seen all of my posts on atheism, has taken it upon herself to bring me back to God.



For those who don't know, I was raised Christian and was very involved in the church, to the point of being a missionary in India for a short time. After returning from the mission, I began to question my faith… Continue

Added by Kristi Leitholt on December 5, 2009 at 12:22pm — 4 Comments

Prayer my ass

My stepson is a devout Catholic. It bothers him that I have an atheist website and a presence on several atheist forums. He has an account on my member forum, at AtheistExile.com, and follows the conversations there as a lurker instead of a participant.



He told me I should try prayer, just for a little while, to see if they come true or not.



I never approach my family members on the subject of religion but if they approach me about it, I don't hold back unless I see them… Continue

Added by Atheist Exile on December 1, 2009 at 7:30pm — 12 Comments

Christian atheism

First of all, I'm new here and just would like to say hello.



Now on to the blog entry.



Christian atheism is a belief system in which God is rejected but the teachings of Jesus are followed in one's everyday life.

  • 1. the assertion of the unreality of God for our age, including the understandings of God which have been a part of traditional Christian theology

    2. the insistence upon coming to grips with contemporary culture as a necessary feature of…
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Added by Kyle Ziggy on November 26, 2009 at 11:58pm — 3 Comments

Churches denounce children as 'witches'; 1000s of kids maimed and killed

Image: Accused child witches in Nigeria



"Accused child witches Jane, left, and Mary, right [...] Jane's mother tried to saw off the top of her skull after a pastor denounced her and Mary."…

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Added by IAmTheBlog on October 28, 2009 at 6:31pm — No Comments

The 'one-way wall' theory of chruch, state separation

Hey AN: I know you've all read enough about blasphemy day, but consider this post the transition from that back into church/state issues. Please visit me at Good Reason News too and leave a comment if you like. Thanks.



By now, anyone reading this site should be familiar with… Continue

Added by Billy Deaton on October 2, 2009 at 1:52pm — 2 Comments

Mondo Diablo Episode 215: Christian Pirates Rape Red Riding-Hood





Captain Hook and his crew lure young children to their boat and Shanghai them into accepting Christ with exciting tales involving pirates and dope.



Playlist



Captain Hook * Intro and Pirate Theme Song

Tiny Tot Calvin * Christian Cowboy

Alleee 1

George Liberace * I'm in Love Again

Christian Pirates

Pirates 2

Kinky Boots

Frances Baskerville * The… Continue

Added by Rev Hellbound Alleee on September 26, 2009 at 1:47pm — No Comments

Mondo Diablo Episode 210: A Kool Kristian Kids Koncert





This week I have an old favorite from the 365 Days Project: Know When to Say No and It's Cool in the Furnace by Beryl Red and Grace Hawthorne.



Playlist



It's Cool 1

Alleee 1

Enoch Light * The Look of Love

Zeb Turner * Big Fat Papa

It's Cool 2

Kyle Jarrow * L. Ron Hubbard

Sons of the Pioneers * The… Continue

Added by Rev Hellbound Alleee on August 26, 2009 at 1:35pm — No Comments

Iowa Ads Meet Limited Success

I'm sure most have us have heard of the Iowa Freethinkers atheist bus ads. Its too bad they were just so damn offensive. The reaction that has been prompted would initially lead one to believe they crucified Jesus and laughed. Its not like we did a "Christian" ad. One of those would probably be full of how atheists are going to be damned by the God of Abraham. Instead here is the advertisement as it appeared on the buses:…



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Added by Jake Collyer on August 7, 2009 at 12:07pm — 1 Comment

Sneak Xtian Counsellor Attack!

I finally decided to go see a counsellor after a medium sized emotional breakdown - failure to cope with a breakup *sigh*

But the university counsellors (which are free!) couldn't fit me in on a regular basis until September and anyway, I'm staying about 100km away from them at my parents house for a bit.

Mum called a counselling service that she was aware of, and we booked me in. When I got there, the guy handed me a brochure and we went and had a lovely chat.

Yes, the… Continue

Added by Mel on August 5, 2009 at 10:30pm — 4 Comments

Comedy in the Muslim world, found

Hey all, this same piece is posted at my blog, Good Reason News, but there you get a hilarious video as a bonus for visiting. As always, I'm happy to discuss, explain or correct anything. Thanks for reading.

-b.




Actor Jason Alexander, Seinfeld's 'George Costanza,' is pushing a program he created, called Imagine: 2018, in which… Continue

Added by Billy Deaton on June 27, 2009 at 11:00am — 6 Comments

Mondo Diablo Episode 203: God is Gonna Get You! Christian Love on YouTube





As you know, I made a YouTube video (that currently has over 140,000 views) about the immoral lesson taught in the Noah's Ark story. Last week on Hellbound Alleee I talked about some anxiety/OCD issues I have, some involving the fear of reading possible negative comments or emails on blogs and… Continue

Added by Rev Hellbound Alleee on June 25, 2009 at 2:07pm — No Comments

A Christian May Be Atheists’ Best Friend

January 20, 2009. Like many people in America, if not most of them, and along with people around the world, I watched as Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States. Yes, he did add “so help me God” at the end of Chief Justice Roberts’ fumbled prodding, but he made up for this just a few minutes later. Listening to his inauguration speech as I was writing, did I heard him say “and nonbelievers”?



Did I hear right? After I did a double-take and nearly twisted… Continue

Added by Tom Melchiorre on June 11, 2009 at 5:00pm — No Comments

The Ultimate Outsider

As a gay person I would have felt at home in ancient Greece, but as an atheist I would have been arrested and forced to drink hemlock or something. In present day China, I would have felt at home as an atheist, but then the communist party thinks homosexuality is a Western perversion that has somehow penetrated China, an undesirable import the cultural revolution failed to eradicate. Actually, I'm not the ultimate outsider. The ultimate outsider is this: gay, atheist, black, female, overweight,… Continue

Added by Manny Espinola on May 23, 2009 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

My family's beliefs

My brother sent around his new dating site profile for me, sister and mom to review. And he's listed religion as "Atheist but not too serious about it." Woo-hoo! I'm not entirely alone! Now I gotta get back in touch with my college freshman cousin, since he's starting to doubt god belief :)



My mom is an apologist and huge fan of C.S. Lewis. BUT she's also done some early christian writings study, (from all christian sources) so she may have doubts starting to surface. Plus now two of… Continue

Added by Angie Jackson on May 2, 2009 at 9:39am — 2 Comments

The "Daily Devotional" combatant

A few weeks ago I came accross a woman who decided that she would post her daily devotionals in what was then an almost entirely secular group in the sense that no one else had ever thought to post religous topics, though I still have no idea how many believers vs non believers there are in the group. The theme of the online group was "a few good women" and I would imagine she felt that in order to be considered a good woman, she would show everyone how strong her faith in god and Christ is.… Continue

Added by Dionysus on April 20, 2009 at 3:00pm — 6 Comments

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