Members Talk- Christianity and the Rise of Jesus Christ (Superstar) on YouTube

If you missed the last Members Talk on Christianity and Jesus, no need to fret. Thanks to member Preston Benson, we have the presentation in its entirety on our newly created Durango Skeptics and Atheists YouTube channel. Hopefully, we will add other videos to the channel as the opportunity arises. Check it out:   https://youtu.be/91dWLvpdvy0

A World Without Gods

So much death in the news these days. My heart aches for those families who lost people they love in this latest round of Boko Haram killings in Baga. Boko Haram’s goal? To establish an Islamic State in Nigeria. I can’t help but wonder how people can believe in an all-powerful and influential God amidst the …

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ON FAITH……..

  The topic of faith among those who are religious has always been an interesting subject to me- one that I would welcome further exploration and discussion of but for now, I just had to share the words of a good friend who so accurately identified the myriad of problems with faith. Thanks to Tony …

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Belief, Non-Belief and Common Ground

I decided to wait a few days before writing about our recent participation in the first of maybe other collaborations with people of different faiths. Overall, I think the night was an enlightening and very valuable first step in better understanding other peoples’ perspectives that differ from our own. Of course, it didn’t hurt that the …

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Reason # 1,432 the Religiously “Non-affiliated” are Increasing in Numbers

I wanted to share a blog post from a Christian Pastor I inadvertently stumbled upon. It's titled, "10 Ways to Help Your Unbelieving Husband Open Up To Spiritual Matters". Here's what #10 says on his list: "Pray that he experiences pain. Sometimes the only thing that can break through a self-sufficient heart is pain. Pray that …

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But The Bible Tells Me So..

A good friend once asked, "Why do you care if other people believe in  God". About 85 percent of the time, I don't. My motto has always been "live and let live"; so long as you are not hurting anyone or infringing upon the rights of others, that is. Which brings me to Sullivan High …

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Why Christianity is Sometimes Worrisome

Today is a day that I find myself, once again, thanking our founding fathers for their immeasurably wise foresight in penning the First Amendment, particularly in regard to religion in this country. I shudder to think what we would look like if  religion had free reign. From The Phoenix  NewTimes Blog- If a handful of …

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What is the Definition of a “Christian”?

We had an interesting meetup at Joel's this past week. In addition to meeting some great new members, we were also joined by a few curious members of a local religous group. As you would expect, discussions ensued.... After talking with a couple of the people who identify as "Christian"  and listening to what some …

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