Archive for April, 2014

Considering the Supernatural

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. An atheist and a Christian watching television Fernando: This may be the stupidest show ever. Garrett: Wait — pause it. What are you talking about? Fernando: It doesn’t make a lick of sense. Garrett: It makes sense to me. Want me to go over what’s happened? […]

Posted on April 30, 2014 at 8:52 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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What Is Faith?

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. Two Christians of different denominations at a block party Caitlin: I’ve been meaning to ask you, there’s a person on Twitter named GodProz that reminds me of you sometimes, but there’s nothing in their profile. That wouldn’t be you, would it? Bailey: No. I do Facebook […]

Posted on April 28, 2014 at 8:51 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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The Holocaust

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. Two teenagers studying after school Victor: Did you see Sam after the video? I swear I thought he was going to cry. Thomas: Yeah. You have to admit it was pretty grim. Victor: I can’t believe they are allowed to show those pictures in class. Some […]

Posted on April 25, 2014 at 8:51 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Rescue Me From Evil III

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. A couple watching the news on television Natalie: This is horrible. Did they just say it’s the worst air disaster ever? Why does God let things like this happen? Pedro: He could have stopped it if He wanted to. Natalie: Then why didn’t He? Pedro: Whenever […]

Posted on April 23, 2014 at 8:50 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Rescue Me From Evil II

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. A brother and sister working on their aging mother’s accounting Jack: Look at this. Mom got completely ripped off by that mortuary. I can’t believe they talked her into all of these stupid extras. She was so vulnerable after Dad died. Kara: That’s why we’re taking […]

Posted on April 21, 2014 at 8:49 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Natural Evils III

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. An atheist and a Christian waiting for a bus Daisy: I can’t remember the last time it rained this bad. The water’s going to be over the curb any minute. Emma: Yeah. I’d like to get my hands on whoever it was that wrecked the bus […]

Posted on April 18, 2014 at 8:48 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Natural Evils II

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. An atheist and a Christian volunteering at a donation center Wyatt: We must have sorted enough clothes for a thousand shelters today. Thank goodness we’re almost through. Abigail: Tell me about it. Thank God for the strength to make it through, right? Wyatt: For me, not […]

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 8:47 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Morality of Free Will

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. An atheist having dinner at his Christian friend’s house Ulrich: I really appreciate you letting me stay the night. I’ve been saving up for this trip for a year, but I’m barely affording it as it is. Valencia: Not a problem. I don’t mind being a […]

Posted on April 14, 2014 at 8:46 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Evil and Free Will II

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. Two Christians in a museum with a walk-in Noah’s Ark display Aiden: The giraffes are huge! Beth: Well, they are supposed to be life size. Look at the elephants! The brochure says the giraffes are an aluminum frame covered in wicker, and the artist made the […]

Posted on April 11, 2014 at 8:45 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Did God create evil?

The below item is part of my "Conversations" series. Two Christians in line at a bakery Rachel: This is kind of like communion, right? Being lined up to get bread? Sabrina: I guess you could say it reminds you of it. Rachel: I’m so new to Christ that everything reminds me of Him. It’s still […]

Posted on April 9, 2014 at 8:44 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
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