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Satan wants you to read my shirt

And presumably check out my boobs as well. This is the shirt I’m wearing to my Saskatoon Freethinkers meet today. It’s all about Satan and Christianity, as explained by James R. Brayshaw, a local author who’s something of an expert … Continue reading

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New bodies await us in heaven? How could Billy Graham know that?

Here’s the question this time around: I’m confused, because on Easter our pastor said that not only will our souls go to be with God, but we’ll also be given new bodies in heaven. Is this in the Bible? Why … Continue reading

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51% is not most; barely half of those surveyed believed in a god

18% are reported to have no beliefs of that nature and the rest (17%) remain undecided, according to a recent survey done in Britain that spanned 23 countries and polled over 18,000 people. Similar results occurred with questions about an … Continue reading

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Billy Graham takes on Hell!

And delivers us from evil.. Well, not quite. Here’s the question: Why would a loving God send anyone to hell? I can’t reconcile the idea of hell with Jesus’ teaching about love. I’m not sure I even believe in hell … Continue reading

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Death and disease bother me

I’d been to a skeptics meeting earlier this week and wound up bolting from it somewhere in the middle of a discussion over how people learn they have multiple sclerosis. I’m enough of a hypochondriac as it is without questioning … Continue reading

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Wherein a Facebook friend asks a good question

Friend is wondering…..why is it a STAIRWAY 2 heaven but a HIGHWAY 2 hell? My reply: Because heaven takes work, but hell’s pretty easy to get to?

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Comedic Interlude II — because it’s better

Mrs. Peggy Parks, who’d recently made it into Heaven, was congratulating herself on the fact that she really was that kind of a terrific Christian that makes her way into paradise without too much fear of otherwise. When looking over … Continue reading

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Comedic interlude, only because it’s awesome

Normally I despise forwarded jokes but this one had me snorting pretty good, so yes, it gets passed onto you: A curious fellow died one day and found himself waiting in the long line of judgment. As he stood there … Continue reading

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If “you can’t decide for yourself…”

who made the mistake of telling these boys they were artists? Whoever it was is in need of a smack. I don’t believe in miracles or luck or coincidence, but Irreligion just did a rundown of some silly lyrics from … Continue reading

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I don’t agree with book burnings…

…but I’m willing to make an exception in this case. A North Carolina pastor says his church plans to burn Bibles and books by Christian authors on Halloween to light a fire under true believers. Pastor Marc Grizzard told Asheville … Continue reading

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