“You know what really gets me, as a Christian, is to see the ongoing attacks on Judeo-Christian beliefs, and then some senseless crazy act of terror like this takes place. Some of us happen to believe that when our founders talked about guarding our virtue and freedom, that that was important,” he said. “Whether it’s John … More Shut The H*** UP!
Are you a friend of sinners? When your life is over, will people say of you that you held to doctrinal purity, or that you loved people, all kinds of people, without judgement or condemnation? The title of this post is actually the title of song by the group Casting Crowns. I think that it … More Jesus, Friend Of Sinners
Being unemployed has led me to do much soul-searching these days. That can be a good thing, or a bad thing, depending on what path I choose to walk down. Most recently, as in the last day or so, I have been considering the journey of my life up to this point. I have discovered … More If…Only
Perhaps it is because I am on a Augusten Burroughs reading frenzy. Perhaps it is because I am out of work, and have a lot of time to ruminate. Perhaps it is because if I don’t do something with all the conflict and angst within me, my head will explode. Perhaps it is part of my … More My Not So Wonderful Life
“Our state is the No. 1 enemy of women” …”rights groups point to a recent spate of high-profile attacks against women to raise the alarm that” this country, “is backsliding on women’s rights.” “They say women’s progress is being undermined…and a” religious “inspired government that is increasingly embracing the conservative values…” “While the… party insists that … More A Woman’s Place…
Recently…as in the last post, someone commented, (and for the life of me I cannot find it, and I didn’t delete it), that the only reason gay people want marriage to include them is so that it legitimizes their sexual activity. In other words is it only about sex. Not love. Apparently, a gay couple … More About Sex?
“They told these kids that anyone who was gay was going to die at the age of 42,” she said. “It just blows me away that no one stopped this.” Comment by a mother concerning the “Christian” rock group Junkyard Prophets. Read more: http://lacrossetribune.com/news/local/state-and-regional/iowa-high-school-assembly-stirs-protest/article_d754d1b2-6a25-11e1-b4e1-001871e3ce6c.html#ixzz1rksrVG9A Whether it is standing in support of DOMA, DADT, protesting against … More Loving “The Gays”…
My daughter was told the other day, after she confronted a Fundamentalist Pastor on Facebook over his behind the scenes attack on my credibility as a Christian, that I will have to answer at the judgement seat for loving people and my political affiliations. Apparently , at least according to him, unconditional love and grace are not what … More The Mark Of a True Christian (as seen by the American Church)
“Nearly thirty years ago, God gave me a life-changing revelation while sitting in a rocking chair. It was then that God said, “at Easter, I gave my very best, my Son. This one time each year, commemorate when I gave my best on Calvary. During this resurrection season, encourage the people to give their very … More Resurrection Desecration
I am in the process of reading a book by Steve Brown called “Three Free Sins”. It challenges many of the false concepts in Christianity that have become entrenched in Evangelical culture. I will write a complete review when I am done with it. Suffice to say, it will make you think about what you believe … More Really Free?