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  • Lent 2023, Day 40: Where is the tomb of Jesus?

    Holy Sepulchre or Garden Tomb?

  • Lent 2023, Day 33: Did a Pagan Goddess inspire Easter?

    Yet another “Simpsons” reference.

  • Lent 2021, Day 36: Muslims, Christians, and a shared truth.

    I never considered that both Muslims and Christians believe this about Good Friday.

  • Lent 2021, Day 30: This is a really bad sermon, too.

    I’ve got another entry for the “Bad Sermons” tag…

  • Lent 2021, Day 19: This is what religion without religion looks like.

    “Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.”

    ― Blaise Pascal

  • The Quiet Faith of Hank Hill

    “King of the Hill”, which ran from 1997 through 2010, is remembered for a number of things: propane and propane accessories; the fictional but somehow seemingly real Texas city of Arlen; just how “not right” Hank felt his son Bobby was; Peggy’s feet, Cotton’s shins, and Hank’s behind; and how refreshing a cool Alamo was, preferably sipped while standing in the back alley with a group friends and saying “yup” or “I’ll tell you what” as a sign of mutual satisfaction with life.
    One thing that has long stood out to me, however, is Hank’s inherent and strong Christian faith.

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    Some Sunday Stuff: August 6th.

    Miss you, Jos.   Happy Sunday, Everyone. Today would’ve been my sister Joscelyne’s 33rd birthday. Well, it still is to me. As I do everyday, I miss her. So Happy Birthday to…

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    Why do people join cults?

      This TED-Ed video ties in nicely with my The Preachers series, and even mentions the Rev. Jim Jones. Check it out.    

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    The Preachers: Father Divine, god to millions.

    (Image Source: NewsWorks)   I first heard the name “Father Divine” as a child from my mom, musing over her grandmother’s occasional penchant for following (via correspondence, radio or TV) some rather…

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    Lent- Day 31: Still missing?

    (Image via Buzzfeed; Evan Hurd Photography / Getty Images)   Remember how I talked about the Missing Richard Simmons podcast last month? Well, it wrapped, and while it did make me think, it won’t…