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Bible Memes You Never See

I’m thinking of publishing a new Scripture translation. I’m going to call it The Meme Bible. Meme – a humorous image, video, piece of text, etc. that is copied (often with slight variations) and spread rapidly by Internet users. Bible … Continue reading

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A prayer for a cheap beer drinker

Falling down drunk Onto the couch this time Not the floor like last time … like last times Face down Head hung over the side Hung over like he’ll be Unless he has another can Off the couch To the … Continue reading

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The Things I Never Knew I Was Going to Know

I love LSNED. No, I did not misspell the word “lends”, although I do like it when someone lends me a hand, lends me an ear, or lends me a tenner. LSNED reminds me that I Learn Something New Every … Continue reading

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Why I Mean It When I Say the Bible Lacks Meaning

[This is part one of a series on the Bible and meaning/meaninglessness. Part two will be up on tomorrow.] *** Some people read the Bible as if it were a Rorschach ink blot:  all impressions are equally valid. If that were … Continue reading

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Rejecting and Embracing the Bible, Rejecting and Embracing the Love

If you read a passage that records God’s people doing awful things, realize it is not a revelation that God is awful. Rather, it is a passage that reveals God is willing and wanting to work with people no matter … Continue reading

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“Vengeance is mine,” sayeth the Dentist

[From the archives.] I read a news article the other day that had me thinking that truth is stranger than fiction. It was about a man who went to the dentist for a sore tooth, was put under anesthesia and … Continue reading

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Why Would a Mega-Pastor Elevate His “Vision” Over Scripture?

Steven Furtick is apparently pastor of a really big church. He’s also denigrating the word of God. As Matthew Paul Turner noted in a recent post, Mr. Furtick’s church has developed (with his approval) a disturbing Sunday School resource. A look … Continue reading

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Diets and Cleanses and Feasting on Bread & Water

Cleanse Skepticism Cleanses are big nowadays. Restrict your diet to whatever some company that wants to charge you lots of money says is good for you, and all of your body’s nasty toxins go away. No science to back it … Continue reading

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Top Ten Most-Read Books of the Last Half Century

Have you seen this graph? What a great way to depict the most-read books of the last 50 years. I was expecting to see the Bible at number one, but look at that margin! And I never in a million … Continue reading

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