Monthly Archive: April, 2014

how to justify embarrassing bible verses – part 2

These posts may seem light in tone but they cover serious issues. Rape, for example, isn’t anything to take lightly and while it’s possible to laugh at Bible stories and be amused at Christians… Continue reading

trollspotting

The personality of most Trolls is hindered not only by their meanness and stubbornness but also in that they are slow thinking. They are apt to be noisy and quarrelsome and at dinner… Continue reading

how to deal with sinful urges – tips and hints for christians

We all admit that we sometimes feel the urge to do things we suspect will not have completely positive outcomes. I feel for my Christian sisters and brothers and the challenges they face in this… Continue reading

how to justify embarrassing bible verses – part 1

If a man happens to meet a virgin who is not pledged to be married and rapes her and they are discovered, he shall pay her father fifty shekels of silver. He must… Continue reading

lurking 12: the good christian wife

There’s lots of online advice about how to be a good Christian wife. I’ve seen quite a few handy tips recently that I think would benefit a wider audience. Insanitybytes gives her insanely romantic opinion on… Continue reading

is christianity relevant?

Christian blogger PSPruett shed some light on the relevance of Christianity in a recent conversation she/he initiated about paedophiles. I thought it would be useful to share this point of view – food… Continue reading

genuine love in action

Here’s my personal conclusion: people are not “born gay.”  I think that there is a possibility that biology plays a modest role, but not necessarily a definitive role. I think social and emotional… Continue reading

meaning and purpose for christians and atheists

This is the famous argument from nihilism: that, if atheism is true, there is no logically defensible meaning to be found in life. Tragic, to be sure, and there should be no implication… Continue reading

through the looking glass

It sometimes seems as if society has become so warped that we have stepped into a sick fantasy world of upside-down. Conservative Christian women simply long for the good old days when everything made sense,… Continue reading

church rules

I think I might be out of touch with what church membership means. A membership document from a modern day church was drawn to my attention, and I’m genuinely shocked by this covenant… Continue reading