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On the Attraction to the Not Really Contrary ~ ExChristian.Net – Christian Article

You are here: Home » Carl S , Feature » On the Attraction to the Not Really Contrary 1/14/2019 | Share this article: By Carl S ~ Many years ago, a British book was published about studies to determine if “opposites attract.” The conclusion: a person is attracted romantically to another who is like oneself. It makes sense, since ‘ like oneself ‘ feels familiar, and who wouldn’t want to spend time and effort on someone who enhances and offers…

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Honestly ~ ExChristian.Net – Christian Article

1/14/2019 | Share this article: By Carl S ~ Perhaps most of you on ExChristian were attracted to the “opposite” writers, and found yourself, as when in love, enhancing your life. “They” weren’t opposite after all; they spoke to the real you. You were tempted to go into forbidden territory. Personally, I like temptation, no lie. It’s the people who are in denial who rant the loudest against it. Temptation tells you what your real inclinations are, and in itself…

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The Second Cyrus and his court eunuchs. ~ ExChristian.Net – Christian Article

1/14/2019 | Share this article: By Robert Conner ~ Lately we are informed by some of America’s leading Evangelical High Muckety-Mucks that Donald John Trump is literally the fulfillment of Bible prophecy. Not, as you might logically expect, the Whore of Babylon or the Beast of Revelation bearing blasphemous names, but Cyrus the Great, the Persian monarch who established a policy of repatriation following his conquest of the Babylonians. Deutero-Isaiah calls Cyrus Yahweh’s anointed and the books of Ezra and…

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The Uncomfortable Confessions Of a Preacher’s Kid ~ ExChristian.Net – Christian Article

You are here: Home » Feature , Ronna Russell » The Uncomfortable Confessions Of a Preacher’s Kid 1/14/2019 | Share this article: By Ronna Russell ~ A few years ago, in a haze of post-divorce pain, I began blogging about my childhood experiences growing up in the United Pentecostal Church and submitted some of those posts here on Ex-Christian. I was astounded at the support and understanding I received. Several regular readers encouraged me to consider writing a book. So…

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My Amazing Release ~ ExChristian.Net – Christian Article

1/04/2019 | Share this article: By Gerald M ~ I was raised in the Baptist church until about age 16. I had asked Jesus to save me at the age of 13,of which I believed He did. We quit going to church as a family, but I always held to my belief in God and His Son. Fast forward to when I was 35. I became extremely involved in giving up my life for Christ’s sake. I loved Him more…

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Why did the biblical canon close when it did? ~ ExChristian.Net – Christian Article

1/04/2019 | Share this article: By Michael Runyan ~ Which books constituted the Christian biblical canons of both the Old and New Testament was generally established by the 5th century, despite some scholarly disagreements. Following this time, there were a few alterations made by various groups of Christians, but, universally, it was agreed that no contemporary writings could ever be added and further that nothing written after about CE150 was eligible. The question is why was this artificial cut-off time…

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Going through the motions ~ ExChristian.Net – Christian Article

1/11/2019 | Share this article: By Fay ~ Like many people, I grew up going to church every Sunday since I was a baby. I went without arguing with my parents or questioning this – it’s just what we did every week. As I got older my parents would say: “As long as you live under our roof, you are to attend church every week”. I love my parents and I didn’t want to disobey them, so I wouldn’t put…

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It all fell apart in Genesis Chapter 1 ~ ExChristian.Net – Christian Article

1/11/2019 | Share this article: By Keith ~ I have been a closet atheist for 35 years. I kept my non-belief a secret from everyone to avoid rejection and condemnation from my friends and family. I can’t live a lie anymore, so I have made the decision to tell my family and friends and face whatever consequences lie ahead. I was raised in a very strict Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) home. We were at church every time the doors were…

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Putting Out the Fires of Hell ~ ExChristian.Net – Christian Article

1/11/2019 | Share this article: By Andrew Jasko ~ Hell exists as a real place of torture in the minds of those who feed its imaginary fires through their fear. It is only religious people who suffer from the real hell, and those escaping religion who are still in recovery from hellfire trauma. Hell really exists for the millions of people who believe in it, in the form of terrifying flash-visualizations, nightmares, and psycho-somatic sensations of burning. They suffer because…

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TWC Founder, Fred McKinnon, Releases Christmas Album

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Fred McKinnon Releases “Silent Night – Christmas Piano Instrumental” “Silent Night – Christmas Piano Instrumental” is a brand new instrumental album that was released this month by Fred McKinnon, Pianist & Composer.   Fred was the original founder of TheWorshipCommunity.Com and has been involved in music ministry, worship leading, and arranging, composing, and producing music for decades. The album launched November 30th and spent 2 days in the “Top 100” on Apple iTunes “Holiday” charts and debuted this week at…

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