last chance to comment on blog!

Well, just a few hours left. The contest closes at midnight. On my blog post "10 Reasons Why I Listen To Atheists" (click here to go to it), the responses continue to come in. I know it’s because of the hot topic as well as the free painting (click here to see the prize) 8) So far there have been 74 comments made by 34 different people. Thanks for all the insights and comments. I've had lots of fun with this, and we'll do it again soon :) This is my last reminder for new visitors to my … [Read more...]

daily blog competition reminder

Just another reminder! On my blog post "10 Reasons Why I Listen To Atheists" (click here to go to it), the responses continue to come in. I know it’s because of the hot topic as well as the free stuff (click here to see the prize) 8) So far there have been many comments made by, not 40, but 30 different people. All the comments are highly appreciated and valued :) I’m leaving this competition running until midnight Sunday, so keep commenting, and if you haven’t yet, get on … [Read more...]

popular blog competition!

Incredible! On my blog post "10 Reasons Why I Listen To Atheists" (click here to go to it), the responses continue to come in. I know it’s because of the hot topic as well as the free stuff (click here to see the prize) 8) So far there have been 74 comments made by 40 different people. Thanks for all the insights and non-insights :) This is just one of my daily reminders for new visitors to my blog. I’m leaving this competition running until midnight Sunday, so keep commenting, and … [Read more...]

blog competition continues

Wow people! On my blog post "10 Reasons Why I Listen To Atheists" (click here to go to it), I've received the biggest response so far, and I know it’s because of the hot topic, not just the free stuff (click here to see the prize) 8) So far there have been 40 comments made by 20 different people. I feel all of the comments are thoughtful and valuable, and I appreciate every one of them… from Dave’s “nice picture”, to Nate’s extended essay :) I’m … [Read more...]

how to win this painting

Win this ORIGINAL painting I completed this week!!! How? 1. Go to today's post, "Why I Listen To Atheists" (http://davidhayward.ca/blog/?p=110) 2. Post a comment (your name will be entered in the draw which closes Sunday night, August 20, 2006, at midnight Atlantic Time). 3. Wait for the announcement Monday morning, August 21, 2006, on who won. 4. Wait for your free original Hayward painting to arrive in the mail. EASY AS THAT! Contest Rules: 1. No matter how many comments you make, and you can … [Read more...]

10 Reasons Why I Listen To Atheists

1. I believe that all voices should be free to speak and to be heard. 2. I believe that they are not afraid to ask some hard questions that I think need asking. 3. I believe that God cannot be scientifically or logically proven, as they insist. 4. I believe they have the ability to expose idiocy that has risen to the level of taboo. 5. I believe their critique of church life can be more objective, therefore more incisive. 6. I believe, as they argue, that the church and the state must be kept … [Read more...]

blog name changes!

Hey everyone! Just giving you the heads up that I am soon going to change the name of my blog site to churchpundit.com ... hope you like it, because I DO! And God told me to name it that 8) Nah, just kidding. However, I do want you to tell your family and friends (and your enemies if you wish!) about my blog. I'd appreciate it. Stay tuned! … [Read more...]

is blogging with objective detachment possible?

I intend to write a book one day on Church Splits. They happen often enough, but I also experienced one first-hand. It has been going on 10 years since it occurred, and I’ve been waiting until I can write it with as much objectivity as is humanly possible. I feel I am getting closer to the point where I can write it without unjustly or unnecessarily injuring anyone. That’s my goal. I came across this quote in Karen Armstrong's book, The Spiral Staircase. My Climb Out of … [Read more...]

blogging around the clock… almost

Hey everyone: Here's a little note to inform you that my site will be down from approximately 8pm-9pm Atlantic Time tonight. We're changing server sites. Keep looking me up before and after though. I appreciate it. And please, tell all your friends and family about this site. I like the varied feedback and interaction. … [Read more...]


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