Toward a Post-Lies Future

Caption: Trumpocchio Head of Donald Trump___________________________________________________________________ DONALD TRUMP is our first post-truth president. And he may well be the first of many. The Oxford Dictionaries website chose “post-truth” as its 2016 word of the year, in large part due to Trump’s success in the presidential election. It defined post-truth as “relating to or denoting circumstances [Read More…]

Not What Things Seem to Be

  My father has Alzheimer’s Disease for probably more than five years now. We are not quite sure when it all started. The track of these last five years has so inextricably changed the dynamics of our family, as it does in all those who bear the burden of this disease. In some ways, we [Read More…]

Freedom’s Path Series: Tales TRUMP Trust

This has nothing to do with President Trump. I just needed to use the word. This week, it seems to be the only way to get noticed online and I want this to be read. The title does, however, reflect the truth of this story. It is about how trust was betrayed when I left [Read More…]

Life’s Most Incredible Events Explained (Just a Coincidence?)

Caption: Shocked Man (image credit) By Hunter Glenn _______________________________________________________________________ Roy Cleveland Sullivan was struck by lightning seven times. Eight, actually (if you believe him)—seven are documented. Later in life, people began to shun him during thunderstorms, for obvious reasons. Or better said, perhaps, for obvious feelings. Anyone can understand why people felt the way they [Read More…]

Two by Two, Kentuckians Led Astray By Ark Encounter

A message from Satan near the entrance to Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter brought me back to the churches of my Kentucky childhood. By Mark Alsip. [Read more…]

A Pastor Walks Into a Room Full of Atheists

This is a guest post by my friend and United Methodist Minister Rev. Caleb Pitkin. You all be nice now! _________________________________________________________________ How surprised would you be to learn that a United Methodist Minister was part of a group that was almost entirely made up of atheists? Most people would be very surprised. Well, I am [Read More…]

Revenge for the Orlando Shooting Spree!

Caption: Yelling man (Image credit)   _______________________________________________________ The June 12 mass killings in Orlando was the worst terrorist attack on American soil since Sept. 11, 2001. A shooter’s rampage through a packed gay nightclub left dozens of people dead and many more wounded. The gunman swore allegiance to ISIS, and shortly after the shootings, ISIS [Read More…]

The Morals of Superman

When you compare God’s morals to Superman’s, Supe wins in a walk. [Read more…]

Living In Sin? Why Secular People Should Support Polyamory.

  Mary, an electrician, and Bob, an administrative assistant, are happily married, and have been for 5 years. They met in their high school ninth-grade math class, where they sat at the same desk. Bob began courting Mary two weeks after they met. By tenth grade, they had been going steady for 6 months. They [Read More…]

Which Came First, the Science or the Atheism?

I used to joke that the chicken or the egg riddle was actually an evolution vs. creationism debate (though I’m not the first to come up with this idea). For evolutionists, the egg came first, since any genetic change which made the fetal fowl more like a chicken than its parents occurred when the egg [Read More…]