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Go to a drive-thru church? I’d rather have a hamburger

But in Lucas, Texas, people are more than willing to head for the Sanctuary Under the Sky. Dotty Claybrook said the direct contact with nature appeals to her. She’s turned off by mega-churches and open groups, and prefers a more … Continue reading

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A good motto for anyone: “Drop the hate, have a doughnut”

We’d all be fat, but happier maybe… Anyway, that was what Seattle pastor Mark Driscoll offered the Westboro Baptist Church when he found out they’d be picketing at Mars Hill Church’s Federal Way campus in Auburn, Washington. USA Today quotes … Continue reading

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Atheists should never stop attacking prayer (part 2)

This was going to be part of part 1 but I changed my mind once I realized how long it would wind up being. The following opinion piece is by Pastor C.A. Cowart, of Winter Haven, Florida. Recently I was … Continue reading

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Movie theatre won’t run Jesus Easter ad

It’s a short article from the Orange County Register: ALISO VIEJO – Members of a local church are saying an ad for their Easter service was deemed too controversial to run because it named Jesus. Pastor Mike Fabarez said Compass … Continue reading

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“houses of worship are subject to the same laws of economics as secular real estate”

That’s a direct quote from an NPR article about church foreclosures in the States. For Dan Burr, the road to losing his church last year began with the greatest of hopes. Twelve years ago, Burr and his wife started to … Continue reading

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By no surprise, Crystal Cathedral files for bankruptcy

It’s not a surprise to me that Crystal Catherdral is still having money problems. It was too big, family infighting was tearing it apart and the whole church market is glutted anyway and fighting for scraps. The church, founded in … Continue reading

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Quotable letter to the editor

I don’t tend to read our local paper, but the other night at the atheism lecture, someone from the audience mentioned a letter that had been printed by the Saskatoon Star Phoenix that was sure to get seen and talked … Continue reading

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