Only a Person who Risks is Free

I recently stumbled on the new blog called “Ronna Russell – Preacher’s Kid“. Her posts about her life as a child and young adult, living with her Pentecostal father, have left me spell bound and gripped. I heartily recommend visiting her blog. This link of mine should make it easier to read in chronological order,…

Liberty University Alumni Atheists?

I mentioned in a previous post that I was curious to read of other Liberty University graduates (alumni) who had left the faith. I listened to a recent Seth Andrews podcast on The Thinking Atheist called Religious Schools, Religious Rules where Seth read letters and also invited callers to share their experiences in various religious…

The Jehosaphats are at the door!

In the 1990’s, I lived in a suburban neighborhood with lots of houses all around. It was a great area for solicitors and door-knockers to hit up. We had our fair share of it all, which included Jehovah’s Witnesses who would hand out their Watch Tower magazines and/or Awake publications. The funny thing was that…

Human Beliefs Can Be Scary

Human beliefs are fascinating. But often scary. As more time passes since my deconversion, I become further fascinated with human beliefs and their power over us. People have quite the propensity to believe all kinds of shit, and we’ll get very passionate about some very strange things. I have a list of controversial topics below. Most…