[Linux4christians] False Teachers
hpp3 at bluebottle.com
Wed May 3 15:25:41 EDT 2006
On Wed, 03 May 2006 12:07:54 -0700, AKAImBatman <akaimbatman at gmail.com>
> Sorry, all the threading got screwed up when I accidentally replied to
> directly. Here was his original reply:
> On 5/3/06, Eddy <hpp3 at bluebottle.com> wrote:
>> Confession time: My wife and I taught sunday school for a few years and
>> wife was always looking for neat crafts for the kids to do and take
>> We happened on Objective ministries and the "Kidz" sections that had
>> cut-out paper models. At the time we thought it was kinda neat but moved
>> on. Later, I remember wanting to see what the rest of the site was like
>> because it appeared to have some articles I would be interested in
>> concerning theology, creationism, etc. At first I was interested, then
>> suspicious, then slowly became something short of appalled. (and the
>> obviously PhotoShop-ed photos of staff members confirmed my
>> suspicions...). It's hard to define what folks like this are doing.
>> Deliberately over-the-top self-incriminating satire (ugh, REAL satire is
>> so much worth than the vile deception these folks are doing) written for
>> the express purpose of causing the casual browser to say "Man, those
>> xtians are nutty..."
>> Dust shaken off sandals? Check.
> Actually, their crafts section is pretty cool (as long as you discount
> wonky descriptions). I assume that the "Happy Origami Ministries" is also
> fake, but the crafts themselves are some pretty neat works of paper and
> glue. They remind me a bit of the Wing Commander Paper
I agree, they are nice. (I like the Jesus action figure personally) But
the crucifixion nail that says "Sorry Jesus"? I laughed, I cried, I hung
my head and asked "O Lord, what next?"
> (Ok, total geek confession time. When I was a kid, I purchased a book
> had a punch-out model of the Enterprise-D and the shuttle Galileo. A bit
> glue later, and I had some cool spaceship models! Yes, I also own the
> Origami Star Trek book, but I can't figure out how to actually fold them.
> I'm terrible at Origami. :( )
I had a set of 4 origami books that I loved until well in my teens...
> Unfortunately, I hit that site before wikipedia existed, if only I'd
> My only point is that there's a nice reference for people now. :)
> Now, my question is, what about http://atruechurch.info ?
> That's way over my head. It almost seems like a gag (e.g. Run by a guy
> named "Darwin Fish"? Bad grammar where he uses "or" between every list
> item?), but he seems so vehement about it. If he is real, he seems to
> missed the most critical verse: "Whosoever believeth in Me shall have
> everlasting life."
Amen. I found something about them here:
Apparently, he's something of a "my way is the true way" living-room
(nothing against living-room churches, mind...)
Picketing with signs that say "Jesus caused 9/11"? Yikes again.
> Or as Brother Duplantis always says, "You'd be AMAZED at the people
> meet in heaven." :-P
Double Amen! :D
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