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Secular Coalition for West Virginia

The following is the text of an email I just sent out. If you're interested in secular government - even if you don't live in West Virginia - you might be interested:

You may be aware that the Secular Coalition for America is working to set up a chapter in each state. Their stated purpose is to "bring together secular Americans in each state to influence government officials, legislation, and regulations." Having already succeeded…


Added by Jeff Samuelson on October 19, 2012 at 10:47pm — No Comments

Moving to God's Country

     Just moved to West Virginia. Among the standard frustrations of moving, I chose the occasion to read the local paper (thankfully online), and ran across this gem in the Letters to the Editor section: Jesus is the reason for a Christmas celebration.

     Having a strong desire to make friends in my new neighborhood, I thought…


Added by Jeff Samuelson on December 3, 2011 at 8:30pm — 4 Comments

De-converted by the Bible

My departure from Christianity was the result of a long process of study and prayer. After engaging with atheists at alt.atheism.moderated back in the late nineties, I set out to prove (to myself and, if I could, anyone else that would listen) that the Bible could withstand even the most brutal and earnest assaults on its character.


Needless to say, I failed.


That experience, along with many follow-up experiences dealing with Christians after I de-converted,…


Added by Jeff Samuelson on June 6, 2011 at 8:07pm — 4 Comments

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