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Christian Humility in a Catholic Song

Crazy me. Though atheist I may be, I like to sing Catholic songs on the weekend. It drives my family crazy because they suck. But that's kinda why I like them so much! I remember back in the day when we were finally allowed to sing the Protestant hymn "Amazing Grace" we shouted a great "Hallelujah." Actually it was sort of a whispered, "It's about time."



Anyhoo.



Any former Catholics remember the song "We are the Light of the World" by Jean Greif ? (I have to give the person… Continue

Added by Turtle Poser on February 12, 2010 at 11:23pm — 6 Comments

When is Lying not a Sin? The House Church Phenomena - Excuse my rant

A few months ago, some acquaintances who are Missouri Synod Lutherans bore false witness when they claimed to belong to a new breakaway storefront House church that went rogue from the Missouri Synod Lutherans (LCMS). Apparently, there was a clear disagreement, hence the split. Given my lack of trust in Christians, after all they have the 10 commandments so they can break them, I did a little research. Turns out the pastor of this breakaway house church is still a pastor in good-standing with… Continue

Added by Turtle Poser on November 25, 2009 at 7:58pm — No Comments

Introduction - From kinda sorta believing to becoming an Atheist

I'm a newly hatched atheist. Actually, I've probably been an atheist for over 25 years but didn't define myself as such because I felt that "atheism" was too strong a word for my lack of belief. Weird? I redefined myself as an atheist because my young daughter (a "hard" atheist) finally convinced me that believing in a "concept" of God is not the same that actually believing God exists. Okay then, I'm an atheist. How could a youngster convince an experienced, educated adult? Well, I was raised… Continue

Added by Turtle Poser on November 8, 2009 at 1:22am — 4 Comments

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