The Flaw: Correcting “The Thaw”
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The Flaw: Correcting “The Thaw”

What do you get when a British atheist schools Christian Americans on their country’s history? EssenceOfThought’s most recent video, a response to the viral video “The Thaw“, produced by Idaho-based group Reach America, which features teens saying they will build “an army” commanded by Christ. Relevant Links: Beliefs Of The Founding Fathers The Gay Rights Movement … Continue reading

Street Interviews: Proxy Bible Stories
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Street Interviews: Proxy Bible Stories

YouTuber Essenceofthought recently put together an interesting challenge wherein bible passages, redressed as historical and current events, are posed to believers in order to see how they respond to these moral dilemmas without their biblical context. We decided to take this idea out to the street and try them on some random people. The people … Continue reading

Crashing a Faith-Healing
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Crashing a Faith-Healing

Well, maybe not “crashing” per se… but you’ll get our gist. At a local faith-healing event, David demonstrates how the “miracle” performed actually works, and he debates with Pastor Lamont Melrose of the Potters House Christian Fellowship Church (Pasadena, TX) amid his own congregation. ► 2011 news story: Mom upset about religious haunted house Continue reading

Is an Atheist’s Life Easier than a Christian’s?
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Is an Atheist’s Life Easier than a Christian’s?

The YouTube apologist “jezuzfreek777” asserts in his latest video that it’s much more difficult to live as a Christian, while atheists get to write their own ticket and do whatever they want. My response is short, and there was plenty I could have added. But seeing as this fellow clearly has a Christian persecution complex, I … Continue reading