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God and Niceness

Feb 10, 2017

In an age where mankind reigns supreme, and God – if he is thought to exist at all – is merely an appendage to us and our whims, the biblical gospel is very easily and so often dumbed down into

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And Even More Dumb Quotes and Posters

Dec 21, 2015

As part of my ongoing series on dumb sayings and posters, I offer a few more for your enjoyment and edification. Given that the social media supplies us with a non-stop supply of such things, I have a bottomless well

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Five More Dumb Christian Copouts

Mar 9, 2015

In my last article in this informal series, I mentioned that there are plenty more unhelpful and unbiblical things Christians say which are little more than a copout. That is certainly the case, and I could have a fulltime career

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Five Really Dumb Christian Copouts

Mar 6, 2015

The fact that there are a lot of really dumb, unhelpful, and just plain unbiblical things being said by so many Christians today is quite telling. It is an indication of how poorly we are doing in getting contemporary believers

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Some More Pretty Dumb Posters

Oct 24, 2013

This seems to now be an ongoing, albeit irregular, series. There never seems to be a shortage of rather dumb and nonsensical posters and quotes making the rounds, especially in the social media. People happily post these quotes and posters,

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And Even More Stupid Posters

Nov 14, 2012

OK, this is now an official series. I was hoping a few articles on this would suffice, but how wrong I was. Every day another prime example of really dumb posters and sayings arise, so it looks like I now

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Even More Stupid Posters and Quotes

Jun 16, 2012

This looks like it is going to be an ongoing series for quite some time to come. It is instalment number three of an irregular series which shows no signs of letting up. You see, people – including well-meaning folks,

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More Really Dumb Posters and Quotes

May 23, 2012

A few months ago I wrote a piece examining some of the popular quotations and posters making the rounds on various social media networks. Many of these I found to be quite unhelpful, even harmful. The real problem was that

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Really Dumb Posters and Quotes

Mar 13, 2012

Facebook users may have noticed how recently the social networking site has allowed folks to post bigger pictures in their posts. So there has been a huge increase in all sorts of pictures, illustrations and art works being posted. Also

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