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

Your Questions Answered (Viewer Mail)
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Your Questions Answered (Viewer Mail)

Our answers to your submitted “Ask Us Anything” questions. Question Break-down: 00:20 Autumn Jung (facebook) This isn’t an original question (Lawrence Krauss asks it to Richard Dawkins in the Unbelievers trailer), but I’ll pose it to you guys: If you had a choice, which would be more important, to explain science or destroy religion? 03:16 Paul Barnes … Continue reading

The Bible Says Get Back in the Kitchen!
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The Bible Says Get Back in the Kitchen!

Pastor Steven Anderson of the Faithful Word Baptist Church in Tempe, Arizona recently gave a misogynistic (though typical) sermon on the qualities of a “virtuous woman.” Hightlights Repeatedly tells women it is their duty in life to cook for husband and children States that the public school system is literally run by Satan (and bad mothers … Continue reading

Cliches, and Fallacies, and Threats.. Oh My! (Video Response)
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Cliches, and Fallacies, and Threats.. Oh My! (Video Response)

This a a video response to YouTube user: xxoo54‘s video, “atheist and their god destroyed and left begging!!!!!“. Even that title reeks of cliche’, fallacy, and anger. Our response video is a little long (in internet terms, that is), but we’re trying out a new format we may revisit from time to time. Let us … Continue reading

Kicked Out of Pulpit Freedom Sunday
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Kicked Out of Pulpit Freedom Sunday

On Sunday, Oct. 7, more than 1,000 pastors nationwide planned to defy their restrictions on political candidate endorsements by preaching from their pulpits about who their members should vote for in what they are calling “Pulpit Freedom Sunday”. These churches believe that their rights to Freedom of Speech are being violated and are daring the IRS … Continue reading

Unpacking Atheism: The Evangelical Emergency Defense Strategy
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Unpacking Atheism: The Evangelical Emergency Defense Strategy

Lee Strobel, Mark Mittelberg and William Lane Craig are hosting a “seminar” being broadcast simultaneously to participating churches around the US the evening of October 14th, 2012 in how to deal with the rise of atheism. They are promising to “unpack the central claims made by those who deny God’s existence and discuss how we … Continue reading