Monthly Archives: August 2014

Screed on Tithing

The question of tithing has come up in my household. Below is a review of the book The Tithe Scam: Christianity’s Biggest Scam. The reviewer’s first few paragraphs were enough for me to get the answer to my tithing question.   Amazon.com … Continue reading

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The Lucky Charm God

We were in a large room at church, attending a class called “Sensing God’s Presence.” Our table facilitator asked about our “experience of sensing God’s presence.” Kim was slumped at our group’s table. When her turn came to talk, she … Continue reading

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Rich, Evil People

Before the offering plate is passed along the rows of pews, the pastor always reminds us that we’re giving God’s money back to Him. . . to paraphrase a radio personality, we’re returning money “on loan from God-ah!” If the money … Continue reading

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A Theology of Manhood: How Masculine Are You?

Originally posted on Trevor Nashleanas:
When I was a kid being “a man” was measured by who could spit the farthest, run the fastest, burp the loudest and win the most. In high school, being “a man” was measured by…

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Hello! You’re Going to Hell!

As I was driving toward my house, I saw a man on my porch. I didn’t want to tell yet another sales person, fundraiser, One World Government activist NO, THANK YOU, so I stopped and waited for him to leave. After … Continue reading

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