Monthly Archives: April 2014

A Quick Little Housekeeping Post

Housekeeping stuff– * For some reason a slew of feedback comments just came in. Some of them are a few days old. I’ve got no idea why I didn’t see them before here or in my email, but I think … Continue reading

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Differing Conversations. (We Can’t Both Be Right, Part II)

Have you ever talked to somebody who tells you one thing but tells someone else something entirely different? We call such a person two-faced and we don’t generally like or trust somebody like that. Mitt Romney very famously “flip-flopped” his … Continue reading

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When We Can’t Both Be Right.

Sometimes it happens that two people have two completely opposing opinions about something. We can take identical lists of objective facts, filter them through a big variety of cultural conditioning, expectations, mores, and personal inclinations, and come out with an … Continue reading

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Heaven is (Not) For Real.

I remember seeing Heaven is For Real at the checkout stand somewhere a while ago and just groaning inwardly at yet another attempt by Christians to cash in on humanity’s ignorance of whatever lies beyond death (if anything–which we’ll talk … Continue reading

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The Sand’s Just Fine.

When Rachel Held Evans wrote her beautifully moving piece in the wake of the World Vision brouhaha, How Evangelicals Won a Culture War And Lost a Generation, it was a cry from the heart: she, like many other evangelicals, has … Continue reading

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Fact-Checking.

I talk about my past in the Christian faith a lot, and I know that what I say can sound kind of outrageous sometimes. That’s why I want to go over a bit about what I do to ensure that … Continue reading

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He’s Not a Zombie. Or a Lich.

I need to clear up a small gaming-related confusion. See, we may joke about Jesus being a Jewish zombie, but I’m sorry to tell you: he’s not a zombie. That meme running around Facebook is right–sort of. It is however wrong about him being a lich. So here is how I figured out what the character of Jesus really is. Continue reading

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