All Blog Posts Tagged 'minister' (5)

Coming out as an Atheist to my mom.

Greetings fellow non-theists!

First thing you gotta understand about this coming out story is that BOTH of my parents are ordained Christian ministers. Second you gotta realize that I already came out to her as a bisexual, a bit before I was ready, but at least I'm out now, even though it felt wrong, because I feel more .... homosexual than bisexual, but that's beside the point.

I am friends with my mom on facebook, since she lives in a different state. And we…

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Added by Ronni on February 20, 2013 at 5:56am — 4 Comments

The ****, Bad, and the Ugly

Picking a starting point when writing about so many despicable characters is difficult and maybe impossible, especially when the subjects normally rank among the good guys--preachers. For years preachers, ministers and pastors ranked among the most trusted individuals in the United States, but the scandal in the Catholic Church with priestly pedophiles changed much of that perception.



During that time, Protestant churches avoided that kind of unrelenting scrutiny and for a variety of… Continue

Added by Donald R Barbera on July 21, 2011 at 8:58pm — 1 Comment

Guilt by belief

When you sell a used car that is a known piece of junk to someone that doesn't know anything about cars, should you feel guilty? This would be a crime of taking advantage of another person's ignorance. But, what if this car were the car that Dale Earnhardt owned when he was in High School and you didn't know this was the case. Collectors of this 1952 Studebaker that was owned by a celebrity would pay 10 times what you received for the car. Should you have been more honest in your portrayal of… Continue

Added by Ron Miller on March 13, 2010 at 11:08am — No Comments

Laughter heals! During my time as one of Jehovah's Witnesses I participated in a theocratic ministry school ...

During my time as one of Jehovah's Witnesses I participated in a theocratic ministry school ...this is where we learned to preach. We would be given a topic and had five minutes to make our case, this was done from a stage in front of the congregation. This topic came up in my EX-JW group when our moderator asked if anyone had funny stories about the Theocratic Ministry School and I thought I would share my response.



Moderator asked:

Any funny stories while giving one of… Continue

Added by Ravenone on March 17, 2009 at 11:46am — 4 Comments

Interesting article on Psychology Today

Hey all

Check this out. A very interesting article on people who have lost their faith.

Added by Sidhant on July 12, 2008 at 8:13pm — No Comments

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