Tag Archives: Bible

Welcome to Church: No Luggage Required

(See video below) I first set foot inside a church (on purpose) on Easter Sunday 42 years ago. I was full of uncertainty. About what I believed. About whether I really wanted to be there. And about how to behave (as I … Continue reading

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The Christian Mind: Irrational

Originally posted on D. Patrick Collins:
If anything has led to the loss of religious faith in the modern world, it is the idea that “science” has proven that God does not exist. Much of the disdain in our society…

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Awake in the Dark

I was proud. (Yeah, I know, “was?”) So every time my Christian friend Mark brought up the J-word, I’d fire off a series of “well-how-do-you-explain-this?” questions, and he’d quickly change the subject. But what Mark didn’t realize was that I … Continue reading

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Free Will!

“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves.” ~William Shakespeare Are we free? Or is the ability to choose an illusion? Why is our understanding of this subject so dim? It seems clear that we are … Continue reading

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Holy Bible, Batman!

Holy Bible! the classic Mitch & Allen comedy routine, which spoofs the even classic-ier 1960s TV series Batman, has just been published in script form by my online publisher Skit Guys. This was one of the most popular Mitch & Allen sketches back … Continue reading

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Only One Life

I avoid “Christianese” like the plague. I can speak it fluently, but it’s not my native language. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a bonafide Jesus freak. It’s just that those who speak code seldom reach anyone but themselves. Think of … Continue reading

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I Hate to Brag

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
I hate to brag, but… I’m on a first-name basis with the world’s best-selling author. Could introduce you to Him, if you like.

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