Tag: church

I’m Not A Christian…I’m A Believer

Yes, there is a difference. I was raised in a church/religious home and was told that we were “Christians”.  Tell someone you are a christian and see what kind of reaction you get.  It isn’t a positive response, especially today. Many years ago when I went with a fanatical...

Why I Left The Church (Part 3 of 3)

In 2010, I left the church. Church had been a major part of my life and my family history for 46 years. I have shared with you in the past two weeks of this series, my experiences of growing up in the church. I do not write about my experience...

Why I Left The Church (Part 2 of 3)

A cult is defined as “a small religious group that is not part of a larger and more accepted religion and that has beliefs regarded by many people as extreme or unorthodox.” I spent most of my life with such a group.  Although some would disagree me, I can...

The Pope, An Atheist and A Hypocrite Walk Into A Bar….

Okay, this isn’t a joke.  In fact, the Pope recently made the following statement: “There are those who say ‘I am very Catholic, I always go to Mass, I belong to this and that association.   There are many Catholics who are like this and they cause scandal,” he...