"I went from God loves everybody to God saves everybody to God is in everybody."

Aug 27, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: MetaFilter

From Bible-Belt Pastor to Atheist Leader. Jerry DeWitt is a former Pentecostal pastor in the evangelical parish of DeRidder, Louisiana who slowly lost his religious faith.

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Jamesrosepine wrote:
This topic is a public disgrace and extremely disrespectful to Jesus Christ
Then don't look at it. I bet if Jebus was real, he would be pissed.
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You can't be disrespectful to a myth, unless you're a believer in the myth. And, oh man, the myth you believe in is RE-TARDED!
No myths, no retardation , just a believers and non- believers. God loves both equally just a good parent loves their children equally.
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Then don't look at it. I bet if Jebus was real, he would be pissed.
A fool says in their heart there is no GOD. I guess the serpent is still right - that's why they are on their belly crawling. That includes the "good" snakes that are right when they cross my path. They rightly left in pieces.
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You think it was made in six days by a failure of a god. I'll take my chances with the science that beat smallpox and put a man on the moon, and leave you to the mythology, thank you very much.
Six days? Hardly. This is the idiocy of you atheists. You think every Christian is a young earth creationist. The earth is billions of years old. That does NOT negate the Creator God.
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The 10% brain myth is just one example of what you have wrong in your post. Virtually everything you said was wrong. Not just slightly wrong mind you, but laugh out loud, how stupid can one person be, type of wrong.
There are literally mountains (Dinosaur National Monument) of evidence for evolution (every natural history museum in the world). That you're not capable of understanding it is not my problem.
LMO That is just evidence of dinosaurs and extinct species. What YOU have a problem witgh is thinking science is God.
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LOL!!!! Let me guess!!!! You think they were valid, unanswerable questions?????? HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!! It just gets better and better here!!!!ROTFLMAO!!!!!!! No wonder atheism is on the rise!!!
Actually, atheism is on the decline. And as soon as one of your Pseudoscientists CREATE a cell, you let me know. And I mean a completely NATURAL cell, not some synthetic crap.

Life did NOT come from non life. That is the biggest lie you idiots try to pass off.

http://conservapedia.com/Atheist_Population

Global atheism is in decline in terms of the number of its adherents and the grassroots Question evolution! campaign by Creation Ministries International could certainly accelerate this decline.[6]

In 2012, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (GCTS) reported that globally every day there are 800 less atheists per day, 1,100 less non-religious (agnostic) people per day and 83,000 more people professing to be Christians per day.[7][8]

In 2011, the American Spectator citing research published in the International Bulletin of Missionary Research reported that atheism is on the decline as a whole in terms of adherents.[9]

The American Spectator declared:

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The report estimates about 80,000 new Christians every day, 79,000 new Muslims every day, and 300 fewer atheists every day. These atheists are presumably disproportionately represented in the West, while religion is thriving in the Global South, where charismatic Christianity is exploding."[10]

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Dr. Carl Wieland is the Managing Director of Creation Ministries International
In 2009, the book A sceptics guide to atheism indicated: "A worldwide poll taken in 1991 put the global figure for atheists at just 4.4% of the population. By 2006 it was estimated that only 2% of the world population were atheists."[11]
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Not only do you worship myths, but you interpret your crap any way you see fit. You make it up on the fly. F-ing brilliant! Do you type this crap when you're not hillbilly hand fishing?
Ha ha. The laughter is all on you
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That's some mighty fine backwoods gibberish there Gomer. I'm sure thought you were bein' real profound when that brain fart emerged unbidden from your misshapen inbred head.
Ha ha . The laughter is on you.

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Jamesrosepine wrote:
This topic is a public disgrace and extremely disrespectful to Jesus Christ
Who cares?

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Actually, atheism is on the decline. And as soon as one of your Pseudoscientists CREATE a cell, you let me know. And I mean a completely NATURAL cell, not some synthetic crap.
Life did NOT come from non life. That is the biggest lie you idiots try to pass off.
http://conservapedia.com/Atheist_Population
Global atheism is in decline in terms of the number of its adherents and the grassroots Question evolution! campaign by Creation Ministries International could certainly accelerate this decline.[6]
In 2012, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (GCTS) reported that globally every day there are 800 less atheists per day, 1,100 less non-religious (agnostic) people per day and 83,000 more people professing to be Christians per day.[7][8]
In 2011, the American Spectator citing research published in the International Bulletin of Missionary Research reported that atheism is on the decline as a whole in terms of adherents.[9]
The American Spectator declared:
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The report estimates about 80,000 new Christians every day, 79,000 new Muslims every day, and 300 fewer atheists every day. These atheists are presumably disproportionately represented in the West, while religion is thriving in the Global South, where charismatic Christianity is exploding."[10]
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Dr. Carl Wieland is the Managing Director of Creation Ministries International
In 2009, the book A sceptics guide to atheism indicated: "A worldwide poll taken in 1991 put the global figure for atheists at just 4.4% of the population. By 2006 it was estimated that only 2% of the world population were atheists."[11]
LOL
Since when has conservapedia been reliable?

Oh, that's right you believe in that book of myths called the bibull.

If you look at real surveys you will find the exact opposite is happening. What does this tell you about the honesty of your religious leaders?

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LMO That is just evidence of dinosaurs and extinct species. What YOU have a problem witgh is thinking science is God.
No we do not think science is god. We just don't any evidence you myth is real.
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LOL
Since when has conservapedia been reliable?
Oh, that's right you believe in that book of myths called the bibull.
If you look at real surveys you will find the exact opposite is happening. What does this tell you about the honesty of your religious leaders?
Since when has evolution dogma been reliable? Darwin gave the atheists the perfect THEORY to pin all their hopes on since thery just can not fathom God.

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Since when has evolution dogma been reliable? Darwin gave the atheists the perfect THEORY to pin all their hopes on since thery just can not fathom God.
You're a liar lying about god and lying about the validity of evolution.

Evolution is a fact. If you don't understand that, then you are basically a willfully ignorant idiot.

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Six days? Hardly. This is the idiocy of you atheists. You think every Christian is a young earth creationist. The earth is billions of years old. That does NOT negate the Creator God.
Secular science determined that and taught it to you. Now, you act like only crazy people would think otherwise, and that your version is just as biblical as theirs. It's not.

Bit good for you! Some of you people are coming, along bit by bit. Secularists will continue to teach you science and ethics, and you can continue to pretend that they have always been a part of your religion, as you did above, and as you do when you distance yourselves from the biblical sanctioning of rape and genocide.

This was once considered a holy Commandment: "Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live." Now, when I mention your church's history of torturing accused heretics and burning witches at the stake, the Christian winces and becomes angry at the association, often asking, "When was the last time we burned a witch?"

I usually answer by asking, "When did we outlaw that for you?"

Some Christian on another thread just shared this surprising quote attributed to Augustine:

downhill246 wrote: "Saint Augustine ... suggested that the Biblical text should not be interpreted literally if it contradicts what we know from science and our God-given reason."

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This topic is a public disgrace and extremely disrespectful to Jesus Christ
You're going to find free speech on the Internet a little different from Sunday sermons and dinnertime prayers. This isn't a protected environment like those, and my guess is that you've never known or cared what the rest of us think about your religion. This sums it up nicely:

"I don't respect your beliefs and I don't care if you're offended." – Pat Condell

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Here's a little more from Pat on the subject :

"Yes, maybe I could show a bit more respect. The only fly in the ointment is I don't actually feel any respect ... I suppose I could lie to myself and pretend for the sake of people's feelings, because we all know how delicate and tender they can be these days, but the bald truth is I don't actually care about their feelings, at all, not even slightly.

"My conscience knows that there's no earthly reason for anybody on this planet to respect religion in any way. Indeed, purely on the evidence religion itself provides in such regular abundance, there's every reason to actively disrespect it to the point of outright abuse. And quite frankly, the fact that religion gets so little abuse compared to what it really deserves, I can only attribute to the unbelievable tolerance, restraint, and plain good manners of atheists and secularists everywhere.

"So, if you are a religious person, and if you're thinking of demanding more respect for your beliefs, please try to bear in mind that you and your religion are already getting way more respect than you’ve have ever deserved. Your faith is a joke. Your god is a joke. He's so absurd he's an embarrassment even to people who don't believe in him. And he, and you, still have it all to prove."

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<quoted text>A fool says in their heart there is no GOD. I guess the serpent is still right - that's why they are on their belly crawling. That includes the "good" snakes that are right when they cross my path. They rightly left in pieces.
Whoever say 'thou fool' shall be in danger of hell fire.

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Six days? Hardly. This is the idiocy of you atheists. You think every Christian is a young earth creationist. The earth is billions of years old. That does NOT negate the Creator God.
So the whole 'original sin' story is a myth? Well there goes the whole reason for the blood sacrifice on the cross.

Once you start deciding to reinterpret any part of the Bible as something other than literal fact, the entire book becomes unreliable.

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Since when has evolution dogma been reliable? Darwin gave the atheists the perfect THEORY to pin all their hopes on since thery just can not fathom God.
Like I said -- you inability to understand basic biology (or any other science) is not my problem.

You also apparently don't understand what atheism is.

Yet you post in here and lash out at things you so clearly fear but don't have a clue about.

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<quoted text>A fool says in their heart there is no GOD. I guess the serpent is still right - that's why they are on their belly crawling. That includes the "good" snakes that are right when they cross my path. They rightly left in pieces.
More silly stories and myths. It's funny, your silly book never said that god struck the serpent mute, yet snakes don't talk. LOL!!!

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Actually, atheism is on the decline. And as soon as one of your Pseudoscientists CREATE a cell, you let me know. And I mean a completely NATURAL cell, not some synthetic crap.
Life did NOT come from non life. That is the biggest lie you idiots try to pass off.
http://conservapedia.com/Atheist_Population
Global atheism is in decline in terms of the number of its adherents and the grassroots Question evolution! campaign by Creation Ministries International could certainly accelerate this decline.[6]
In 2012, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (GCTS) reported that globally every day there are 800 less atheists per day, 1,100 less non-religious (agnostic) people per day and 83,000 more people professing to be Christians per day.[7][8]
In 2011, the American Spectator citing research published in the International Bulletin of Missionary Research reported that atheism is on the decline as a whole in terms of adherents.[9]
The American Spectator declared:
“
The report estimates about 80,000 new Christians every day, 79,000 new Muslims every day, and 300 fewer atheists every day. These atheists are presumably disproportionately represented in the West, while religion is thriving in the Global South, where charismatic Christianity is exploding."[10]
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Dr. Carl Wieland is the Managing Director of Creation Ministries International
In 2009, the book A sceptics guide to atheism indicated: "A worldwide poll taken in 1991 put the global figure for atheists at just 4.4% of the population. By 2006 it was estimated that only 2% of the world population were atheists."[11]
Actually, atheism IS on the rise. Your silly biased, theists sites are a joke.

So life can't come from non-life???? I guess that the big book of myths was wrong when it said god created man from dirt. You can't have it both ways!! You are a great example of the stupidity and illogical thought processes of the typical theist....." Life can't come from non-life.... Unless my magical myth uses his magic woo-woo power". LOL!! How utterly patheic. So when science does finally create a living cell from organic, non-living material, will you renounce your god and belief in that god?

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