Category Archives: christian fraud

Christmas Poetry for the non-believer and believer

An Atheist’s Christmas -by Kim Cole Can you hear the bells? Can you hear the bells? Can you hear them calling? Listen to the bells Listen to the bells Look, the boundary’s falling I can smell the trees All so … Continue reading

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Top Atheist Podcast

This is my personal list of the Top 3 Atheist/Skeptics podcast.  All of these Podcast are somewhat Christian Friendly in the sense that they don’t try to mock the Christian and that obscene language is kept to an absolute minimum.  1. … Continue reading

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A Collection of Failed and Discrepant Bible Prophecy

Personally, I am not an expert in Bible prophecy nor I am studied in this topic.  So what I decided to do was put together a collection of failed biblical prophecy and general articles on failed biblical prophecy.  Just a quick note for the reader; this is dealing specifically with predictions and prophecies … Continue reading

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Daniel Everett’s Deconversion

This is a very interesting de-conversion story of Daniel Everett as he tried to evangelize to an indigenous (atheist) Amazonian Tribe.  And in his attempt to convert them, he himself converted to a non-believer. *He also has a book about … Continue reading

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The Best of the BitterSweet Blog

It has been nearly two years blogging for me.  I have over 2500 comments, nearly 50,000 Views, over 150 followers and a new wealth of knowledge that has transformed my life.  Considering this mild accomplishment in my two years period … Continue reading

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Top Atheist and Skeptic Scholars

1. Bart Ehrman Ehrman is a professor is a professor at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.  He actually attended very conservative bible schools, Wheaton College and Moody Bible Institute.  And then went on to receive his PH. D … Continue reading

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The Death of God

I remember somewhere in the middle of my journey into extinguishing my skepticism and doubt I came across the Phrase, “God is Dead.”  It caught me off guard, because it was such a bold statement.  Bold that such a person would … Continue reading

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Faith Will Fail: My letter to a Church Elder

So a while back one of the elders delivered a message at the church.  And this was just a few weeks after I deconverted.  In his message he talked about faith, doubt, belief, and unbelief.  And in his message he … Continue reading

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Book Review: God is Not Great, How Religion Poisons Everything By Christopher Hitchens

I bought this book, because during a speech by Daniel Dennett he mentioned in his research on de-conversions that this Book, God is Not Great was a major catalyst for some pastors and preachers to de-convert.  And for some it was … Continue reading

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Miracles in Moore, OK

Originally posted on Finding Truth:
By now, everyone knows about the devastating tornado that tore through Moore, Oklahoma on Monday, May 20th. This morning, on NBC’s Today Show, I heard a touching story about a woman who was in labor…

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Scientific Prayer

Does Prayer Work?  That is the Scientific question. There have been many studies over the last 65 years as pertaining to the effectiveness and verifiability of the assured applicability of prayer.  The majority of the studies have taken place under … Continue reading

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Does the God of the Bible measure up to his own Standard of Perfect?

This Post is Part of Series of Post called Dissecting the Anatomy of God. Quick View: Table of Contents, The bible says we should judge a tree by the fruit that it bears, so for the sake of being biblically sound we … Continue reading

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God’s Perfect Plan.

This Post is Part of Series of Post called Dissecting the Anatomy of God. Quick View: Table of Contents, I actually stole this idea from TheoricalBS on YouTube.  (Disclaimer: So I do not claim Originality or Original Thought)  However, when I decided … Continue reading

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The Christian Delusion

{A Word of Caution, this video does have cursing, offensive, and fowl language.} I remember watching this video by Richard Carrier and being struck with the premise that Carrier calls Christianity a delusion.  I remember thinking that was a very … Continue reading

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Did Apostle John and Apostle Peter write their epistles?

Bible Difficulty #10 Could the Apostle John & Peter read and write?  Were they illiterate? Most conservative evangelicals hold to the traditional view that both Apostle John and Apostle Peter were the original authors of their epistle, but historical and … Continue reading

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An infinite God and his limitations

How could an infinite God take on limitations?  Could God still be infinite if he is limited? Well before we tackle this question, let’s define the topic as according to some traditional apologetics.  “The infinite nature of God simply means … Continue reading

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The Cry

by Michael Pain Here I am, doubting your existence, questioning your omnipotence. To you they plead their case, to all you refuse to show your face, in the eyes of the believers, the congregation, Because I choose to think freely, because … Continue reading

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The Fallacy of Christ the Man

If Christ was in fact God, he knew all the future. Before Him like a panorama moved the history yet to be. He knew how his words would be interpreted. He knew what crimes, what horrors, what infamies, would be … Continue reading

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Peeking Out the Atheist Closet

Considering that the Holidays are upon us, I’ve been thinking of some of my relationships with my Family and Friends.  In regards to my relationship with my wife, most of the heated discussions surrounding religion have mostly calmed, however there … Continue reading

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Content and Deluded

For me personally and emotionally my-deconversion process would not have been so emotionally difficult had I not loved being a Christian.  However the truth is I never hated my Christian experience or the Christian lifestyle.  I actually thoroughly enjoyed it.  I enjoyed being a … Continue reading

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