Mark Johnston
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No Atheists in Lifeboats

Am email with the title "No Atheists in Lifeboats" went out to everyone on Alistair Begg's "Truth for Life" mailing list.This is a snip from the top of the email:No Atheists in LifeboatsDear Friends,I am writing to you on the day following the unintended landing of a U.S. Airways Airbus on the Hudson River. Each of those passengers must be very thankful that their flight was in the hands of such a cool-headed and…See More
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Meet the Pastor

Posted on April 6, 2009 at 6:27pm 4 Comments

The Frisco Atheists will be sharing their meeting with a local pastor.

This post is actually for Frisco Atheists but I thought that other groups might enjoy trying the same thing.



A local pastor has tentatively agreed to meet with us on Thursday, April 16, 2009. All of the Frisco Atheists are urged to come out and:

1) have fun

2) be seen

3) do something constructive for atheists everywhere.

This is a great opportunity for us to influence the way that atheists… Continue

Reason #1 for joining your local atheist group - It's for the children

Posted on March 14, 2009 at 10:10pm 1 Comment

It's probably just puberty.



Something happens to just about everyone some time between the ages of 9 and 14. The religion in which they're raised starts to look a little silly. Maybe the weight of accumulated life experience just gives the poor kid enough perspective that it becomes obvious that it's only the wishful thinking of his or her parents that is supporting their belief system.



Maybe.



Maybe not.

I'm thinking it's really just puberty.

Think… Continue

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At 10:28pm on December 18, 2011, Jason Testerman said…
Mark, thank you so much for the brain dump. Great stuff, thank you! Sorry, I've been out of state for awhile.  Keep in touch!
At 6:13pm on December 2, 2011, Jason Testerman said…

I look forward to hearing back from you!

At 8:57pm on October 19, 2011, Steph S. said…

Hi Mark! Thanks for replying to my discussion. I notice you are a Texan too.

There's a Atheist Cycling group that I'm a member of. You could talk about unicycling there.

http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/atheistcyclists

At 8:53pm on October 1, 2011, james schafer said…
Thank you for the welcome. Could you send me a link to the meetup? I am interested in joining.
At 2:01pm on May 7, 2011, James Dlime said…
Thanks for the welcome Mark!
At 11:04am on September 11, 2010, Burke McDavid said…
Thanks for the Welcome ! Happy to see there are other like-minded folks here in Frisco.
At 3:12pm on August 22, 2010, Bren Warren said…
Hi Mark, thanks for the welcome!

Your advice is very sound. I would much rather have a new friend than an argument. Many of my closest friends believe things I do not. We respectfully disagree, but we don't have to be angry about it. We can laugh with one another and not at one another.
At 5:50pm on July 26, 2009, Daniel W said…
Impressive response to Nate's recent discussion. Thank you for sharing your compassionate point of view.
At 2:17am on July 26, 2009, Becky said…
hahahhaha no way, right-click, save.
At 9:14pm on July 7, 2009, Tommy Holland said…
Thanks, Mark. Nice to see friendly atheists here in the Dallas area. I work in Richardson and Plano, and live East of Dallas.
 
 
 

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