Not the Place for a Sermon

On June 4th, Rev. Daniel “Cowboy” Stewart gave an interesting sermon…: With the help of a volunteer from the audience, Stewart, pastor of Cedar Cliff Baptist Church in Robbinsville, illustrated the pull of the devil, who prowls like a “roaring lion,” as described in the biblical Book of Peter. Stewart wrapped ropes of different colors [Read More...]

The Easiest Get-Rich-Quick Scheme

Wanna make a bundle? Just start a church like these characters did: The punchline can be found here. I know some of you have calculated how much money you gave your church back when you were religious, money that was later used for (among other things) proselytizing to strangers and brainwashing a lot of children. [Read More...]

Foundation Beyond Belief Raised Over $30,000 During the Past Quarter

The 830 members of Foundation Beyond Belief raised over $30,000 for our ten beneficiaries in the Second Quarter of 2011. Incredible. It’s the most money we’ve ever raised in one period. I think the fact that the Challenge the Gap beneficiary received the least amount of the money, but still a significant amount (7% of [Read More...]

There Are No Atheists in… Rockets?

How do you get someone to say two slanderous things in one sentence? Ask astronaut Col. Mike Good for a soundbyte: “They say there’s no atheists in foxholes, but there’s probably no atheists in rockets,” said Catholic astronaut Col. Mike Good, who believes his faith in God was solidified by the awe-inspiring views he saw [Read More...]

Priests Get Angry, Too

All groups have their in-fighting, even Catholic priests. Edward Tarte shares a fascinating story about his time in the priesthood when there was some drama in his rectory because he and a colleague participated in a Cursillo retreat. [Read more...]


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