The Strange Toxic Cult Of Christianity

Every now and again, I hear people say they believe in God and Jesus just because they don’t want to take a chance. This begs the question, why do they only want devote themselves to a way of life just because they’re afraid of what might happen. I’m not talking about living a life ofContinue reading “The Strange Toxic Cult Of Christianity”

Shut Up And Don’t Sing

If there’s one thing more annoying than some douchebag who whips out an accoustic guitar and starts playing it in public, it’s a Christian douchebag who does it while singing Christian worship songs. A video posted by Jack Jensz Jr., a Philadelphia area pastor, shows people singing Christian worships songs on a plane. Now, it’sContinue reading “Shut Up And Don’t Sing”

‘Last Temptation’ Is More Spiritual Realistic Portrayal Of Life Of Christ

There’s a Hollywood legend that for his portrayal of Jesus Christ in the Biblical classic King of Kings, actor Jeffrey Hunter had to have all his body hair shaved off after people became upset upon seeing him crucified with armpit hair. The 1961 movie was the first movie to portray Jesus’ face. If you lookContinue reading “‘Last Temptation’ Is More Spiritual Realistic Portrayal Of Life Of Christ”

‘The Passion’ Is A Prime Example Of Modern Day Christianity

About 20 years ago, I was reading how Mel Gibson was working on a movie called at the time The Passion. This was after I had seen him in Signs, a part in which he played a grieving farmer and former pastor going through spiritual doubt after his wife was killed in a traffic accident.Continue reading “‘The Passion’ Is A Prime Example Of Modern Day Christianity”

That’s Me In The Spotlight Losing My Religion

Before I begin, let preface this with saying, some might find it offensive. I am not a religious person. At 43, it’s time to devote whatever life I have left to better things than organized religion. I’ve been wanting to write this for some time. But I’ve been putting it off and I can’t holdContinue reading “That’s Me In The Spotlight Losing My Religion”

The First Amendment Is For Everyone And Everyone Is Going To Have To Realize It

Many years ago now it seems when Fred Phelps died, a lot of people were celebrating his death. Without a doubt, the outspoken racist, bigoted and prejudiced so-called pastor of the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan. wasn’t a true man of God. He spoke of intolerance and hatred. His people protested funerals of militaryContinue reading “The First Amendment Is For Everyone And Everyone Is Going To Have To Realize It”

‘The Lost Daughter’ Examines Some Painful Truths About Motherhood

Who is the daughter in the title The Lost Daughter? If you’re thinking of some Lifetime movie thriller about a kidnapped young girl, then that’s not the case. There is a very brief scene in which a young girl goes missing at the beach, but she’s quickly found. I think the “lost” in the titleContinue reading “‘The Lost Daughter’ Examines Some Painful Truths About Motherhood”

Pope’s Comments Show The Generational Gap Remains Wide

Recently in the last week, Pope Francis went on the defensive after saying people need to start having kids rather than relying on pets as their children. This is another one of the many Christian rights, “Do as we say; not as we do” mantra that is turning more people away from all forms ofContinue reading “Pope’s Comments Show The Generational Gap Remains Wide”

No New Insights From ‘The Eyes Of Tammy Faye’

More than likely, Jessica Chastain will get an Oscar nomination for her role as the late Tammy Faye Messner (formerly Tammy Faye Bakker). She’s got a Golden Globe nomination and several other wins and nominations in other contests. Her role as the disgraced wife guilty by association to Jim Bakker, a convict and charlatan, isContinue reading “No New Insights From ‘The Eyes Of Tammy Faye’”