All Blog Posts Tagged 'Church' (38)

Graham, E.W. Jackson Claim Charleston Shooting ‘War On Christianity’

June 17th, after about an hour of service, Dylan Storm Roof slaughtered nine unsuspecting church members at Emanual A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina. There were not any obvious signs of his intentions, nor any reason to suspect him of ill will. The 21 year-old simply decided to kill members of this church for what now appears to be racially motivated reasons. Seeing how he was just…


Added by Bluegrass Skeptic on June 18, 2015 at 8:44pm — 7 Comments

Homosexuals: What Do You Really Know? (Part 14--Last Installment)

Part 14

Warning Signs Everywhere

Christianity's reputation is declining especially among young Americans, concludes a study by evangelical Christian researcher, George Barna. Recent research by The Barna Group…


Added by Donald R Barbera on December 12, 2014 at 6:07am — 5 Comments

Homosexuals: What Do You Really KNow? (Part 9 & 10)

Part 9

Let the Church be Recognized

Talking about homosexuals without mentioning religion is impossible. As with many other subjects, the church unfailingly injects itself into a social…


Added by Donald R Barbera on December 8, 2014 at 3:41pm — 4 Comments

Homosexuals: What Do You Really Know? (Part 8)

(The following articles contain graphic information concerning disease and sexual activity. Proceed at your own risk.)

Part 8

The Looming Specter of AIDS

Bigotry against homosexuals in the black community contributes greatly to the AIDS epidemic. Today, AIDS drifts in and out of the top position as the number one killer of African…


Added by Donald R Barbera on December 7, 2014 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

Homosexuals (Part 6 & Part 7)

Part 6

Gays in the Community

In many ways, the discrimination against gays brings about reminders of how whites tried to move away from blacks once segregation brought newly minted Negroes to the neighborhood. The media…


Added by Donald R Barbera on December 1, 2014 at 8:17am — 20 Comments

Go Away! Religious Proselytizing

When it comes to irritants, religious recruiters rank two steps lower than telemarketers on my tolerance scale. Making assumptions about anyone’s spiritual condition is not only presumptuous, but is borderline dangerous, as proselytizers have no way of judging the mental state of those they approach. In a…


Added by Donald R Barbera on November 25, 2013 at 5:00pm — 27 Comments

Compared to What?

The President, he's got his war, 

Folks don't know just what it's for,

Nobody gives us rhyme or reason,

Have one doubt, they call it treason,

We're chicken-feathers, all without one gut

Tryin' to make it real — compared to what?

When Les McCann and Eddie Harris…


Added by Donald R Barbera on August 23, 2013 at 11:18pm — 2 Comments

A Church Centered Woman--RUN!

I’m a married man and have been for 31 years, but if I were of the age to be seeking a wife I know where I wouldn't be looking. From my standpoint any woman centered on the church is the kiss of death for any serious relationship. I’ve been an equal opportunity dater all of my life, but for this article my focus is…


Added by Donald R Barbera on June 6, 2013 at 10:07pm — 9 Comments

"The Church" - We have questions - Do they have answers?

I often wonder what it would be like if every church service ended with a question and answer session.  I was invited to church one particular Sunday.  The pastor knew I was an Atheist and had prepared a sermon that thought would strike a cord with my scientific mind.   It was on Joshua 10:12-13 and how NASA scientists discovered a missing day.  I so much wanted to ask him questions right then and there during the sermon.  I produced hundreds of pages of material showing that showed this was…


Added by Todd McCarty on March 23, 2013 at 10:39am — 5 Comments

Bible Bills—Insult to Injury

In the past decade more than 100 million people have left the Christian Church, but that has not stopped conservative religionist from trying to force their point of view into public schools. Since Texas passed…


Added by Donald R Barbera on April 5, 2012 at 11:18pm — 1 Comment

I Smell Crapweasles

Proving the Poobah’s posts are prescient, it’s seems the threat to smite the Mormons over posthumous baptisms caused them to collapse into mint jelly and quash the practice.


After the recent string of religious recycling, the…


Added by Omnipotent Poobah on March 9, 2012 at 11:33am — 2 Comments

Mormons! I Smite Thee in the Name of Common Sense

Get a Brain Mormans Theists, I appreciate your prayers for my heathen soul, but there’s no need. Really. I’m an atheist. I’m good. And Mormons, posthumous baptism is even more than one step over the line. That’s even more unneeded, creepy, and unwanted – unless you want to modify that whole…


Added by Omnipotent Poobah on February 15, 2012 at 7:08pm — No Comments

Press Release - Pre-release sales open for David Rosman's "A Christian Nation?"

A Christian Nation? An examination of Christian nation theories and proofs. by David Rosman

Paperback: 238 pages

IVC Publishing

ISBN-13: 978-0615545776 

ISBN-10: 0615545777 

BISAC: Religion / Religion, Politics & State


Available at:



David Rosman and IVC Publishing are pleased to announce that David’s new book,…


Added by David Rosman on October 13, 2011 at 9:52am — No Comments

Pastor Mike is a Back Seat Driver

Disclaimer: I'm a former Christian who is now an atheist. I have nothing against most theists and respect their beliefs - up to the point where they step on mine. However, even in my Christian days I would've been appalled by the hubris of this plan.

Bash atheist I'm overjoyed so many religious people are so protective of my soul that they insist upon preaching to me at every…


Added by Omnipotent Poobah on August 31, 2011 at 6:16pm — 2 Comments

New Novel tackles Gay Suicide in Catholic schools! & it is awesome!

Hey folks,

This is going to be more of a review than my usual blogs that are all about me! Canadian writer Suzette Mayr just published a novel called "Monoceros." It explores the impact of a gay teen's suicide on the people in his life - people mostly peripheral to his life. It is extremely well written. In only the first 80 pages I both laughed out loud and cried - a bit problematic since I've mostly been reading it during downtime at work!  The author knows whereof she speaks,…


Added by Ally on May 6, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Mondo Diablo Episode 308: The Reformation in 20 minutes

A wondrous May Day for all of you! As you MUST know, this is the start of Beltane to end on Halloween with Samhain (SAW-Win). Whatever that means. I have an inkling, but as they say, a little too much information is a dangerous thing. Secularly, it has to do with fertility/new spring planting and ends with the harvest. Ah, the harvest. So what better way to celebrate the beginning of planting season with… Continue

Added by Rev Hellbound Alleee on May 1, 2011 at 12:35pm — 1 Comment

Judson Phillips: This Means War!

Separation of Church and State

THEY MIX LIKE OIL AND HOLY WATER - George Carlin was right.

After calls to unseat MN Dem Keith Ellison at least…


Added by Omnipotent Poobah on December 21, 2010 at 12:41pm — No Comments


Somewhere between my curious nature and my desire to interact with my environment, I looked critically at the world. So as a child, when my family went to church, I really had no idea what it was about. I liked the children sermons given at Our Savior's Lutheran Church. It was fun to go in front of the sanctuary and sit with the other kids beside the pastor, since he seemed to be the reason everyone was there.…


Added by Thomas True on December 13, 2010 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Outbreak of Wikis is a Homo Plot

Don't Steal the Pic-i-nic Baskets

RUN YOGI! RUN BOO BOO! - You guys seem a little light in the pic-i-nic baskets, so run. Bryan Fischer wants you for a rug in the He-Man Homo-Haters Clubhouse.

Everyone knows The Gays are the root of all evil because the Bible tells us so. God compels Westboro Baptist Church to…


Added by Omnipotent Poobah on December 11, 2010 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Cranston, Rhode Island Prayer Banner Removal sparks Religious Meltdown

Following up on a local issue here in Rhode Island that has begun to mushroom into a full fledged First Amendment battle, we return to the issue of the prayer banner that has been ignobly displayed in Cranston West High School since 1958. I first covered the story here. In the interest of full disclosure, I am proud to report that Jessica Ahlquist, who has…

Added by Steve Ahlquist on December 2, 2010 at 8:20am — 2 Comments

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