News, Politics, Religion

GA House Bill 757

Touted as the anti-LGBT bill, GA House Bill 757 – a bill allegedly designed to protect religious freedom in Georgia (religious freedom is under attack??) – is misunderstood by its supporters and detractors. Businesses are threatening to boycott or leave the state if it passes. The NFL has said “no Superbowl in Georgia” if it passes. The hue and cry…

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Religion

On Grief and Loss

A co-worker’s wife is dying. “Sam’s” wife has been battling cancer for at least as long as I’ve been working here (a bit over 2 years). Sam is truly one of the most genuine and friendly people I’ve ever met, and the courage and strength he, his wife, and their young daughter have shown during this battle is amazing.

Christmas, Religion

An Atheist’s Christmas

We’ll all open presents, and cook a big dinner, And share in traditions we learned long ago But Christmas is different for this humble sinner, No “birth of the saviour”, just people we know.

News, Religion

Well That Escalated Quickly

On Thursday Oct. 1, 2015 a disturbed person walked onto the Umpqua Community College campus in Roseburg, Oregon and began shooting people. By the time he killed himself, he had murdered 9 people and injured 7. Within hours of the shooting, a narrative began to be spread that the shooter singled out Christians – all based on second or third hand…

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News, Politics, Religion

Here We Go Again

For the life of me I don’t know why this argument keeps coming up. I thought most (intelligent) people had this discussion years ago. But it seems that a certain holy roller in Kentucky has brought it back to the top of the dung heap – at least on Facebook.

News, Religion

Sweet Delicious Bacon

Over the weekend I heard a young Christian girl say it bothered her when people thought that if a Christian opposed, disapproved, disliked, or was offended by something because of her faith then she was pigeon-holed as hating that particular thing, but her faith was fair game to be opposed, disapproved, disliked, or offended by with impunity. I don’t disagree…

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Religion

You must be a Christian man!

As I was leaving work the other day, I saw I guy carrying gas can and walking down the interstate entrance ramp. I pulled over and offered him a ride to his car. He said, “Hey thanks! You must be a Christian man!” If you’ve read any of my posts you already know that isn’t true, but he didn’t.

News, Politics, Religion

What a wonderful day!

“No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than they once we’re. As some of the petitioners in these cases demonstrate, marriage embodies a love that may endure even past death. It would misunderstand these men and women…

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