Fire Destroys Paragould Church

Apr 24, 2013 Full story: KAIT-TV 168

Paragould - Overnight a Paragould church was destroyed by a massive fire. Just before midnight, firefighters were called to Browns Chapel Baptist Church on Greene County Road 765.

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Paragould, AR

#142 May 8, 2013
If the incongruity is not yet clear, consider this: I cannot turn myself invisible; does this mean I lack free will? Further, I can not remove my own head; does this too mean that I lack free will? The answer in both cases is no. Freedom of will simply refers to one's ability to choose how he utilizes his built in capabilities, not his ability to do anything imaginable. Therefore, the fact that I cannot fly like a bird or breathe under water like a fish simply illustrates two of the myriad of limitations that come with being human.

Now if we, like the believer, are assuming that man was designed by god, and if we are further assuming that god is benevolent, then why would he not create man, the being after his own image, with a limitation that prevented evil. Just as he failed to endow Adam with gills, claws, wings, eight arms, the ability to morph into different shapes, etc., god needed only make the man incapable of murdering, raping, stealing and the like. Humans would still be free to choose what kind of foods to eat, or what sort of clothes to wear, but when it came to murder and torture, such deeds, like flying, would be imaginable but impossible.

I can sense that some will disagree and simply insist that man's ability to become a killer or a rapist must come with his free will to do other things; if we are to be free to swing an axe, how can we not be free to swing it wherever we please, like into someone else's head? This is a classic example of the illogical argument that current circumstances stand as evidence for their inevitability; that things had to turn out the way they did, because, well, that's how they turned out. However, this simple is not true nor does it jive with the concept of god. We are asked to imagine a being with unlimited knowledge and power, and yet we must accept that he failed to come up with a design that somehow prevented evil deeds? Such a creator would be neither perfect nor very smart.

The believer must come to terms with at least one of three possibilities: a) god failed to realize the simple fact that if he didn't want men to do evil deeds he simply needed to make evil one of the many things men can't do, and in failing to realize this god demonstrates himself to be a moron unworthy of worship; or b) that god, knowing full well that, if given free will, men would commit all sorts of evils (many in his name) resulting in the suffering of billions, still chose to proceed accordingly, in which case he is not benevolent and thus unworthy of worship; or c) that god does not exist, the evils and misfortunes of the world are simply bad luck, and by not existing, god is unworthy of worship. I'm personally circling choice C, but since the re
guest

Bellevue, WA

#143 May 8, 2013
guest wrote:
<quoted text>Here we go again. How many different IDs are you going to post under? Seriously?
Still don't get it.
guest

Paragould, AR

#144 May 8, 2013
Copy and paste much?
guest wrote:
If the incongruity is not yet clear, consider this: I cannot turn myself invisible; does this mean I lack free will? Further, I can not remove my own head; does this too mean that I lack free will? The answer in both cases is no. Freedom of will simply refers to one's ability to choose how he utilizes his built in capabilities, not his ability to do anything imaginable. Therefore, the fact that I cannot fly like a bird or breathe under water like a fish simply illustrates two of the myriad of limitations that come with being human.
Now if we, like the believer, are assuming that man was designed by god, and if we are further assuming that god is benevolent, then why would he not create man, the being after his own image, with a limitation that prevented evil. Just as he failed to endow Adam with gills, claws, wings, eight arms, the ability to morph into different shapes, etc., god needed only make the man incapable of murdering, raping, stealing and the like. Humans would still be free to choose what kind of foods to eat, or what sort of clothes to wear, but when it came to murder and torture, such deeds, like flying, would be imaginable but impossible.
I can sense that some will disagree and simply insist that man's ability to become a killer or a rapist must come with his free will to do other things; if we are to be free to swing an axe, how can we not be free to swing it wherever we please, like into someone else's head? This is a classic example of the illogical argument that current circumstances stand as evidence for their inevitability; that things had to turn out the way they did, because, well, that's how they turned out. However, this simple is not true nor does it jive with the concept of god. We are asked to imagine a being with unlimited knowledge and power, and yet we must accept that he failed to come up with a design that somehow prevented evil deeds? Such a creator would be neither perfect nor very smart.
The believer must come to terms with at least one of three possibilities: a) god failed to realize the simple fact that if he didn't want men to do evil deeds he simply needed to make evil one of the many things men can't do, and in failing to realize this god demonstrates himself to be a moron unworthy of worship; or b) that god, knowing full well that, if given free will, men would commit all sorts of evils (many in his name) resulting in the suffering of billions, still chose to proceed accordingly, in which case he is not benevolent and thus unworthy of worship; or c) that god does not exist, the evils and misfortunes of the world are simply bad luck, and by not existing, god is unworthy of worship. I'm personally circling choice C, but since the re
guest

Paragould, AR

#145 May 8, 2013
It seems the majority of your posts are copied and pasted from numerous sites. This is logical proof that you aren't capable of thinking for yourself. You just read a bunch of words written by others and plagiarise. Wow..you're not so bright afterall, huh? LOL!!!!! BUSTED!!!!
guest wrote:
If the incongruity is not yet clear, consider this: I cannot turn myself invisible; does this mean I lack free will? Further, I can not remove my own head; does this too mean that I lack free will? The answer in both cases is no. Freedom of will simply refers to one's ability to choose how he utilizes his built in capabilities, not his ability to do anything imaginable. Therefore, the fact that I cannot fly like a bird or breathe under water like a fish simply illustrates two of the myriad of limitations that come with being human.
Now if we, like the believer, are assuming that man was designed by god, and if we are further assuming that god is benevolent, then why would he not create man, the being after his own image, with a limitation that prevented evil. Just as he failed to endow Adam with gills, claws, wings, eight arms, the ability to morph into different shapes, etc., god needed only make the man incapable of murdering, raping, stealing and the like. Humans would still be free to choose what kind of foods to eat, or what sort of clothes to wear, but when it came to murder and torture, such deeds, like flying, would be imaginable but impossible.
I can sense that some will disagree and simply insist that man's ability to become a killer or a rapist must come with his free will to do other things; if we are to be free to swing an axe, how can we not be free to swing it wherever we please, like into someone else's head? This is a classic example of the illogical argument that current circumstances stand as evidence for their inevitability; that things had to turn out the way they did, because, well, that's how they turned out. However, this simple is not true nor does it jive with the concept of god. We are asked to imagine a being with unlimited knowledge and power, and yet we must accept that he failed to come up with a design that somehow prevented evil deeds? Such a creator would be neither perfect nor very smart.
The believer must come to terms with at least one of three possibilities: a) god failed to realize the simple fact that if he didn't want men to do evil deeds he simply needed to make evil one of the many things men can't do, and in failing to realize this god demonstrates himself to be a moron unworthy of worship; or b) that god, knowing full well that, if given free will, men would commit all sorts of evils (many in his name) resulting in the suffering of billions, still chose to proceed accordingly, in which case he is not benevolent and thus unworthy of worship; or c) that god does not exist, the evils and misfortunes of the world are simply bad luck, and by not existing, god is unworthy of worship. I'm personally circling choice C, but since the re
guest

Bellevue, WA

#146 May 8, 2013
guest wrote:
It seems the majority of your posts are copied and pasted from numerous sites. This is logical proof that you aren't capable of thinking for yourself. You just read a bunch of words written by others and plagiarise. Wow..you're not so bright afterall, huh? LOL!!!!! BUSTED!!!!
<quoted text>
just let it go.
guest

Paragould, AR

#148 May 8, 2013
guest wrote:
It seems the majority of your posts are copied and pasted from numerous sites. This is logical proof that you aren't capable of thinking for yourself. You just read a bunch of words written by others and plagiarise. Wow..you're not so bright afterall, huh? LOL!!!!! BUSTED!!!!
<quoted text>
You can't even spell plagiarize correct. So I guess you're not much brighter. What difference does it matter where the content came from? What was your position again? Ad Hominem attack duly noted.
guest

Paragould, AR

#149 May 8, 2013
guest wrote:
<quoted text>
just let it go.
Oh, the irony! lol!
guest

Paragould, AR

#150 May 8, 2013
Both spellings are correct. One with such savvy googling abilities should know this. Research it...I'm sure you could copy and paste your findings.
guest wrote:
<quoted text>You can't even spell plagiarize correct. So I guess you're not much brighter. What difference does it matter where the content came from? What was your position again? Ad Hominem attack duly noted.
guest

Paragould, AR

#151 May 8, 2013
guest wrote:
<quoted text>
just let it go.
How are things in Bellevue, Washington? Obvious troll is obvious.
guest

Paragould, AR

#152 May 8, 2013
I've already told you..I don't know if God exists or not.
guest wrote:
<quoted text>You can't even spell plagiarize correct. So I guess you're not much brighter. What difference does it matter where the content came from? What was your position again? Ad Hominem attack duly noted.
guest

Bellevue, WA

#153 May 8, 2013
guest wrote:
<quoted text>How are things in Bellevue, Washington? Obvious troll is obvious.
Bellevue, WA is where my isp is located, dumb dumb!
woop woop

Bellevue, WA

#154 May 8, 2013
guest wrote:
<quoted text>Let's use Mike Huckabee's logic. He said..
"We don't have a crime problem, a gun problem or even a violence problem. What we have is a sin problem. And since we've ordered god out of our schools, and communities, the military and public conversations, you know we really shouldn't act so surprised... when all hell breaks loose." http://www.policymic.com/articles/20827/newto...
So, using that logic, I guess that church lacked God. Maybe they should have prayed harder.
Around 1,300 church fires a years average. http://www.usfa.fema.gov/downloads/pdf/tfrs/v...
God can't even prevent fires in his own house. Smokey the Bear has a better track record.
There's your "derp"....
right on! love the links. shuts down the tards before they have a chance. lol
what

Paragould, AR

#155 May 8, 2013
guest wrote:
<quoted text>Bellevue, WA is where my isp is located, dumb dumb!
Why would your ISP be in Bellevue,Washington? Legitimate question.
god is real

Paragould, AR

#156 May 8, 2013
what wrote:
<quoted text>Why would your ISP be in Bellevue,Washington? Legitimate question.
it's called a proxy moron! Its God's way of hidin'from the nonbelievers!
guest

Bellevue, WA

#157 May 8, 2013
god is real wrote:
<quoted text> it's called a proxy moron! Its God's way of hidin'from the nonbelievers!
lmao that's funny. I do not know why it says Bellevue, WA. I do live in Paragould, AR.
god is real

Paragould, AR

#158 May 8, 2013
guest wrote:
<quoted text>lmao that's funny. I do not know why it says Bellevue, WA. I do live in Paragould, AR.
Lmfao! Ignorance is bliss.
guest

Bellevue, WA

#159 May 8, 2013
god is real wrote:
<quoted text>
Lmfao! Ignorance is bliss.
lol true that!
guest

Paragould, AR

#160 May 8, 2013
guest wrote:
No one has all the answers, but that doesn't make God any less of a reality.
True,all things will be revealed in the end.
guest

Paragould, AR

#161 May 8, 2013
guest wrote:
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He created a perfect world? Oh, really? If God is all knowing and all powerful then why did It create such an imperfect creation such as humankind? Any half decent mechanical engineer will tell you that if you designed the human skeleton that you would place the spinal column centrally within the rib cage as opposed to its current cantilever position. The reason for the cantilever design is due to our evolutionary past when we walked on all fours (such as dogs) in which the cantilever design is superior. The result of this imperfect cantilever design is that hundreds of thousands of people suffer acute back pain. Why did God design the human “cooling system” as it is? Humans sweat so much in a hot climate that they continually need water to replenish that lost through perspiration. The hairless human is so useless in cold climates that they would die within minutes without clothing. Why did God design the lower intestine wall lining so that it is unfinished? Why did God design the eye so poorly that it has had to undergo over forty macro redesigns since its first configuration? Why did God combine the breathing passage with the eating and drinking passage? This necessitated the introduction of an epiglottis to prevent choking (1,000s choke to death every day worldwide). Other mammals do not have this dangerous arrangement. Why do men have nipples? Why combine the excretory organs with the reproductive organs – thereby causing high risk of infection (particularly high for females during menstruation)? Why is the female clitoris in entirely the wrong position to give her sexual satisfaction during the standard positions of sexual intercourse? Why have females got such a narrow birth passage – necessitating severe deformation of the baby's head during birth?(distress for both baby and mother). The why-list is endless!
You are not listening. He did create a perfect world. You are asking questions that don't amount to anything. Why is the sky blue, why why why. It doesn't matter.
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Paragould, AR

#162 May 8, 2013
Aww, poor wittle fella isn't capable of original thought process.
guest wrote:
<quoted text>You can't even spell plagiarize correct. So I guess you're not much brighter. What difference does it matter where the content came from? What was your position again? Ad Hominem attack duly noted.

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