Let’s Pray Those Guns Away

Another day, another horrific gun attack in America, this time on members of Congress who were conducting an early morning practice in Alexandria, Virginia for an upcoming Congressional baseball game.The injured will be in the thoughts of the persons behind this blog but there (obviously) will be no praying here.There have been prayers said over the thousands of people injured and killed in gun attacks and yet these things keep happening because prayer is useless and not a substitute for … [Read more...]

A Tale of Two Incidents

Yesterday, a seemingly Christian man, in another school shooting, decided to gun down his wife at her job at an elementary school while also killing one child and critically injuring another and then taking his own life. The location of the slaughter was chosen because although she was reportedly hiding from him, he knew she would likely be there and would be defenseless.On the same day, United Airlines became the target of news reports and social media campaigns after a video aired that d … [Read more...]

Sunday Rant: Prayer Fails

A sweet friend who is very dear to me is going through a really tough time right now. She is very religious and prayerful and to cope with her issues, she often calls for prayers. She asks for prayers from her church, her wide circle of friends, and sends out regular calls for prayers on social media. She is a lovely and generous person and if anyone deserves a little luck, it is her.However, she clearly believes that in order to get help from her deity, she has to convince enough of her … [Read more...]

Nothing Fails Like Prayer

A bit more than a week ago, two good people were killed in a horrific accident. These people were community pillars, well known in the community as being incredibly generous and in their tragic passing, they leave behind a young child and friends and family who loved them.The leading response from the community that loved them is to “pray” for them and their families and friends.A few days ago, another good person was involved in a serious accident, from which he luckily escaped with jus … [Read more...]

More Texas prayer warriors for Jesus

Members and supporters of an organization called Concerned Christian Citizens of Central Texas recently gathered outside the Killeen ISD school board to protest a complaint lodged earlier by the Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF).  According to an article in the Killeen Daily Herald on August 30, 2015, the FFRF filed their complaint against the Killeen ISD board for their unconstitutional practice of opening their board meetings with a prayer. The Concerned Citizens subsequently delivered … [Read more...]