Simple Definition for Christianity and Islam

I thought the following pair of definitions for two of the most prominent religions in the world, did a good job of putting each belief into proper perspective. I tweaked both slightly both otherwise, I take no credit for them. Christianity The belief that a cosmic Jewish zombie, who existed before photography or video cameras,…

A Personal Update plus a Rant

I haven’t posted in a while. The last 6 months have been eventful with travel, house hunting, packing, and moving into a new house. But most recently, I’ve had to start job hunting. The latter was truly unexpected. What a punch in the gut! I’ve been working from home for 9 years as an IT…

Bethlehem Church of the Brethren – Boones Mill, Virginia

During my 34 years in Christianity, I made my last church home a small place called Bethlehem Church of the Brethren, located in a small rural community called Boones Mill, Virginia. This area had two distinctive notorieties: it’s sole traffic light was a speed trap, and illegal moonshine was made in great abundance. In fact,…

Scientology – Craziness in Abundance

Leah Remini, actress and former Scientologist, has an 8-part television series on A&E entitled Scientology: The Aftermath. Recently, she did a reddit AMA that was quite interesting, and she will apparently answer more questions on reddit tomorrow. Three episodes have aired so far (Tuesdays at 10 p.m. EST).  The current episodes have centered on former Scientologists…

Young Atheist Responds to Pastor Greg Locke

I just stumbled onto a young fellow named Alex J. O’Conner (a.k.a. CosmicSkeptic)  who recently posted a YouTube video. It is too good to not share. Alex’s video is in response to Pastor Greg Locke who resides in Juliet, TN. Greg Locke claims the Bible is infallible. Okay, nothing unusual there. As a former evangelical…