Jesus Did All Of This For You – Part II

Editor’s Note: This continuation of Jesus’s sacrifice focuses on the supposedly biggest one he made for us. Even as a clueless kid, I was unimpressed by this sacrifice because it was short-lived and rewarded by an eternity in heaven. ==================== By Bruce Genercser Jesus died for YOU. I think I have snarkily established that Christian sects are divided over [Read More…]

Jesus Did All Of This For You – Part I

Editor’s Note: This explication of Jesus’s sacrifices is so detailed that I’ve split it into two posts, lest readers be overwhelmed – or disgusted. As a former Catholic, I can relate to the guilt-inducing aspects of this list. But I must admit, it didn’t rub off on me, probably because it was not reinforced at [Read More…]

God Works in Mysterious Ways

Like “The Lord is on our side”, “God works in mysterious ways” is one of those Christian platitudes that people repeat without thinking about it much. It’s a way of explaining, or at least accepting, the unexplainable. It will surely come in handy for a subset of Christians for the next few years as the [Read More…]

The Lord is on Our Side

Editor’s Note: Blogger and TCP member Bruce Gerencser sounds at least as angry as I am about the upcoming presidency of Donald Trump. He examines  this farce from the perspective of Evangelical Christians who have successfully twisted their beliefs to perceive that a good God wanted this travesty to befall our country. =========================== By Bruce Gerencser  [Read More…]

Clergy Project’s Bart Campolo featured in NY Times Magazine

Please read Mark Oppenheimer’s The Evangelical Scion Who Stopped Believing: The son of a famous pastor, Bart Campolo is now a rising star of atheism – using the skill he learned in the world he left behind. It came out online on 12/29/16 and was in the New York Times Sunday Magazine on New Year’s [Read More…]

Happy New Year?

It’s been a good holiday season for me. Nothing awful happened – no deaths, no car wrecks, and no bad feelings among family or friends. And lots of good things happened – pleasant visits with family and friends, tons of good food and drink, lots of beautiful music and seasonal entertainment. I hope that many [Read More…]

Happy New Year 2017!

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Wassail What?

Wassail In preparation for the upcoming New Years Eve – here is a traditional song, The Wassail. Catherine modified the lyrics to be godless, but for those purists out there the original refrain is as follows: “Love and joy come to you, And to you your wassail too; And God bless you and send you [Read More…]

Christmas is a family circus

What did you get from Santa? Photo Credit 2014, Bill Keane [Read more…]

An Atheist Christmas Myth

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