Tag: religion

Is Your Sports Team Your Idol?

This week I heard a preacher suggest that our sports teams could be our idols. He was referring to the ten commandments.  He was talking about the one that says: Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven...

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...

Converted To The Extreme

Are you a Christian?  That’s good.  I’m happy about that.  I don’t have a problem with Christians.  I used to call myself a “Christian” until years ago when a guide on an Israel tour said that they prefer to call themselves “believers” since the world Christian has a negative...

We Got Our Cat From A Cat Cult

Over a year ago we were looking for a cat to adopt.  After several years of moving around, we finally settled into our condo in Nashville and decided we could finally get a pet.  We decided that a cat would be a good fit since they aren’t as high...