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Monthly Archive: April 2014

Apr 28 2014

When the Internet Gives you Lemons…

What is not OK? A long time ago, someone made an Internet video reading an e-mail I had written to them during an e-mail exchange. Everything was fine until they reached a point in the letter where what they were “reading” was not what I had written. I defended myself here at the blog because …

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Apr 27 2014

Open thread on AETV #863: with Martin and Tracie

Martin and Tracie taking live calls. You know the drill!

Apr 20 2014

Open thread on AETV #862: Easter “special” (not really) with Russell and Don

Show starts in an hour and a half, see you there.

Apr 17 2014

A Tale of Mercy Ministries

Awhile back I posted a testimonial from someone I know who was sent to a Pentecostal “Drug Rehab” facility as a teenager. I recently found out another person I’ve known for some time had a similar experience when she was sent to a Christian treatment center for issues of “self-harm.” Although she is out as …

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Apr 17 2014

Grumpy old man moment: There is satire, and there is really dumb satire

This isn’t about atheism, but it is about skepticism in general, and some of the annoyances of the internet. I loves me some fake news. Been reading The Onion for well over a decade now. The Daily Show is my favorite thing on TV, and most weeks I never miss an episode. But even with …

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Apr 15 2014

Open thread on AETV #861

Oh hi, Matt and Martin did a show on Sunday. Discuss! (Also, don’t miss The Non-Prophets tomorrow when Jeff and I review “Noah”!)

Apr 05 2014

Open thread on episode #860: Does Christianity need suffering?

In my reading about the “Spirituality in Healthcare” debates, I have started reading books from proponents. I’ve already read a number of articles on both sides of the issue, including more than a handful of articles published in peer reviewed journals covering claims of evidence, and also expert opinion pieces. But now it’s time to …

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Apr 03 2014

Camp Quest Texas needs YOU

If you’re living anywhere in or near Texas, this means you! Camp Quest Texas really appreciates all the generous donations they’ve received over the years, and those are still welcome. However, what they need from supporters more than anything is their time. To put it simply, word of mouth has spread like crazy over the last …

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