Tag Archives: atheists

Have You Had “The Conversation”?

I approach self-published books with lowered expectations. Calibrating my expectations was not necessary for “The Conversation” by Mike Gannaway, published by WestBow Press, a division of Thomas Nelson & Zondervan. “The Conversation” shimmers with some of the same vibe as … Continue reading

Posted in agnostic, atheist, book review, books, buddhism, christianity, conversion, culture, ego, evangelism, pride, relationships, skeptic | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Atheist Reads “Born Again” Story….By Mistake

 My friend, Edie, posted an article on her facebook page. The article was by a pastor writing about what he would do if his son were gay. Naturally, he mentioned God. Edie’s friend, Nina, commented, “Really beautiful, except for all the … Continue reading

Posted in atheism, atheist, christianity, conversion, culture, ego, evangelism, Jesus, relationships, salvation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Vanishing Grace” Written with Grace

If you read the blurb on Amazon.com about Phillip Yancey’s Vanishing Grace: What Ever Happened to the Good News? you might think the book will be a litany of how Christians are messing up at spreading the gospel. In other words, … Continue reading

Posted in agnostic, atheism, atheist, books, christianity, Christians at work, conversion, culture, evangelism, relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Drummer is Wired for God

We’re heading deeper into the woods toward a drum circle – something I’ve never done before. Darkness swallows our flashlight beams. The path feels spongy with moss and fallen leaves. The sweet musty aroma of decay wafts on the chilly … Continue reading

Posted in agnostic, atheism, atheist, buddha, buddhism, cancer, conversion, death, heaven, Jesus, new age, salvation, spirituality, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Intelligence made me Stupid

My belief that Christians lack intellectual rigor might have been gleaned selectively from mainstream media, my mother’s contempt for organized religion, my in-laws intolerant Pentacostalism, and the fact that (in the past) I’d never met a brainy* follower of Jesus. … Continue reading

Posted in agnostic, atheism, atheist, christianity, conversion, culture, religion, salvation, sin | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in agnostic, atheism, atheist, culture, family problems, marital problems, relationships, satan, skeptic | Tagged , , , | 12 Comments

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

Posted in agnostic, atheism, atheist, conversion, evangelism, heaven, Jesus, mission, prayer, pride, samaritan, sin | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments