Christianity

God, What a Workout!

I figured out why I gained so much weight after high school… I stopped believing in the charismatic gifts of the Holy Spirit! After that, worship went from being a full-contact sport to a meditative study hall. And since deconverting–shit–I must be the most out of shape I’ve ever been! Read more…

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Book LOL of the Day: The Exorsistah

The Exorsistah I haven't been around much lately since I just moved to a new place, took a vacation, and work just got a hell of a lot crazier. But, by the power of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, I am here to provide you with some literary entertainment! Who else is in the mood for sassy teenage love, exorcisms, and fashion advice? Claudia Mair Burney, a Christian fiction author, released an interesting novel in 2008 titled The Exorsistah. The book has received five 5-star reviews on amazon. The cover reads, "If you think the streets are mean, meet Emme Vaughn, demon-huntress." Oh yes, folks, this is a golden example of contemporary Christian literature. Don't ask how I got it; just sit back, relax, and wonder along with me how writing like this gets published. Let's hear some quotes, shall we? Starting with the opening paragraphs: (more…)

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CAPS LOCK will CONVINCE ME

I just discovered a new-to-me atheist blog by a well-spoken man named Kevin. Please read his thoughts over at Memoirs of an ex-Christian and enjoy! One comment on this entry about Moses and the Torah stands out as a classic, priceless example of "spirit-filled" Christian rhetoric that you just have to see to believe (but if you believe it, you've got other issues). I've left it in all its caps lock glory, so please forgive me if you leave this blog with a migraine; but at least I've hidden it below the fold: (more…)

Christianity

Awesomely bad!

Nothing says “Jesus loves you” like some cheesy, contemporary Christian videos marked by religious buzzwords and poor production value. [NOTE: Due to the age of these videos, some of them are unavailable and have been removed. Thanks for visiting!] Why is it that all sacred dancers wear the same outfits Read more…