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Religion is Gaslighting

Originally posted on CLUSTER B:
A dear friend of mine, Lucky Otter, has a blog post criticizing Christian Dominionism called Christian Dominionism has taken over the GOP. I appreciate 99% of what she has written but there is one statement…

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What the Old Testament has to say about not taking care of the poor.

We Christians already know the Gospels are filled with writings about Jesus instructing his followers to take care of the “least among us” — the poor, sick and otherwise afflicted.    We also know Jesus preferred the poor and less … Continue reading

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Christian Dominionism has taken over the GOP.

Many Christians may wonder how the heartless, draconian, dangerous, and mean policies of the current GOP can be reconciled with anything Jesus Christ actually taught. The truth is, they can’t. Although our current president (who by all indications is not … Continue reading

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America is not a Christian nation.

I expect this post will make some people angry, but I don’t care.   I don’t care how much the modern GOP goes on about God and how America is a “Christian” nation. Trump and no one in his inner circle … Continue reading

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The Exodus

Originally posted on Dave Barnhart's Blog:
I have seen your religion, and I hate it. I have heard your doctrine, and I loathe it. Take away your empty praise songs, your vacuous worshiptainment. Your mouth is full of religious…

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Fake Christianity.

I have a problem.  I’m ashamed to admit I’m a Christian.    That’s because these days, open-minded, compassionate, tolerant people with a conscience give you side-eye if you tell them you’re a Christian.   They assume you embrace the far … Continue reading

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God among us.

God is everywhere, but sometimes it seems like he’s nowhere in the universe when we’re depressed or in emotional or physical pain. You don’t have to go to church or read the Bible to find God.    God doesn’t live … Continue reading

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We live in dark times, but…

Yes, we are living in very dark times.  Not just here in America, but in many other countries around the world.    It’s enough to send the most emotionally healthy person into the pits of despair, but we can’t allow … Continue reading

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My Fundamentalism of the 1960s Has Changed for the Worse—Considerably Worse

Originally posted on Jesus Without Baggage:
We became fundamentalists in 1958 when I was 7, and I ate it up! We joined a Freewill Baptist Church and I was with those churches until 1970. However, I did not absorb fundamentalism…

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A cult-like orgy of anger and hate.

Someone on Facebook by the name of Joel Tooley lives in Melbourne, Florida, where the Trump rally that took place on Feb. 18 (really, a campaign rally for 2020!) was held.  Mr. Tooley is not a Trump supporter, but he … Continue reading

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