Category Archives: church

I don’t believe in God, but I still hate him anyways

(I initially did not want to write this post, because it felt it too emotional and selfish on my behalf.  But after thinking about it several days, I thought it was still too emotional and selfish, but at the same … Continue reading

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Turning 30 and a Half

Okay I confess that this is a cheesy Blog title, but I needed something. I actually turned 30 about five months ago, back in July.  I actually wanted to do an update post about my life back in July, but … Continue reading

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Life after Church

Last Month I turned thirty,  The Big 3-0….WOW. And I completed two years of blogging. I have to admit that since I no longer believe in God and lost my religion.  I find my life much more refreshing, but also … Continue reading

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Religion vs. Science: Are Religion and Science Compatible?

Now some of my counterparts might disagree with this post but I must confess at the core of traditional fundamental biblical Christianity it contradicts with science.  We would be disillusioned to think that religion and science are not at war … Continue reading

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Church without God — by design

Originally posted on CNN Belief Blog:
By Dan Merica, CNN [twitter-follow screen_name='DanMericaCNN'] Boston (CNN)-– It’s Sunday in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a rapt congregation listens to a chaplain preach about the importance of building a community. A few dozen people sit…

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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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Going to Church as an Atheist

Three weeks ago, the wife and I were running Very late to church, so she suggested we go visit another church that was closer and I knew the pastor who was over it, because I use to attend church with … Continue reading

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Why A New Covenant if the First was Perfect? Is the Law of God Perfect?

This Post is Part of Series of Post called Dissecting the Anatomy of God. Quick View: Table of Contents, This all together is a confusing topic to tackle, and somewhat difficult to explain or gather because of the way people/believers interpret the … Continue reading

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Its the little things

For those who know me I typically don’t blog too much on personal matters, and that’s really just my temperament.  And thats also how I deal with people in the real world.  However this is something I feel like venting about.      … Continue reading

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Can we all just get along.

So I saw a post on the blog, Is there a God titled, why does it have to be a war?  And my initial reaction to this post was one of agreement that it doesn’t have to be a war … Continue reading

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The Tiresomeness of Going to Church as an Atheist

I asked Limey from the Confessions of a Y.E.C. Blog to do a contribution post on the topic of dealing with emotional tiresomeness of going to church as an atheist.  I asked him because I can already feel the emotional … Continue reading

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Being in a Mixed marriage Christian-Atheist, the issues that come up, and overcoming the issues of dogma

One of the common struggles of a newly de-converted believer is his/her relationship with their believing spouse.  So I asked Limey from the Confessions of a Y.E.C. Blog to give a little of his background, experiences, and advise for one … Continue reading

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My Last Prayer

So it was August of 2011 that I prayed my last real prayer.  Yeah I’ve done lil fake prayers at church, and when we bless food with other Christians.  But the one in August of 2011 was the last sincere … Continue reading

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Celebrating an Atheist Christmas

I initially was not going to make a post about Christmas and atheism, until I saw this article about Atheist celebrating Christmas on the Finding Truth Blog and that for an atheist to celebrate Christmas is not just ‘merely insane, … 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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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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Overcoming an Unequal Yoke

Considering my Situation I asked TCC of the Help Me in My Unbelief Blog to do a guest contribution post on the topic of an Atheist-Christian marriage and the difficulties surrounding that.  When I first deconverted about nine months ago, the final blow occurring … Continue reading

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No Sweet just Bitter

Since I’ve become a non-Christian, I have not attended any skeptic or atheist group meetups in my area.  I have wanted and mentioned to my wife about visiting a UU church, but my wife has been firmly against that idea.  Knowing that; … Continue reading

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Why I Am An Atheist (and why I feel it’s so important)

I came across this post this morning, and let me just say it flat out blew me away.

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To Baby Dedicate or To Not

So our newborn baby girl is a few months old, and we never got around to doing a baby dedication.  And I have already let my wife know I am not really for the idea of doing a baby dedication. … Continue reading

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