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Date: 07/08/10 10:33 AM

67 Responses to This Church Has Serious Problems [Pic]

  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
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    July 8, 2010 at 10:41 am
    Link: This Church Has Serious Problems - You can tell a lot about what`s going on in a church by it`s bulletin board.
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    dave32891 Male 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 10:45 am
    wow. i wonder where this church is located
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    Angelmassb Male 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 10:47 am
    Lol the Joyous future the Church is looking for
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    cher-boy Male 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 10:48 am
    nothing like watching a good old teen suicide.
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    TruTenrMan Male 30-39
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    July 8, 2010 at 10:50 am
    LOL @ "America`s Joyous Future"

    Oh, the irony.
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    panth753 Female 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 10:51 am
    Hey! Who took a picture of my schedule for this week?
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    pui Female 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 10:52 am
    ... so it has a lot of programs in place to try and help people?
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    davisboy Male 30-39
    587 posts
    July 8, 2010 at 10:56 am
    Wish I knew what city this was in. I`m guess D.C. or Philadelphia.

    Also love the Ironic sermon title for the coming Sunday.
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    RoboPatton Male 30-39
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    July 8, 2010 at 10:59 am
    Sounds better than just praying for your problems to go away.
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    duffytoler Male 40-49
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    July 8, 2010 at 11:04 am
    Announcements:

    Tuesday`s "Abused Spouses" meeting will be changed to "Understanding the Evils of Birth Control".

    Friday`s "Teen Suicide Watch" has been changed to "Buggering Choirboys on the Down Low".
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    Raisingfear6 Male 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 11:06 am
    Pui, did you read sunday`s sermon?
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    deadmeat553 Male 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 11:36 am
    wow thats just sick. I mean they get anonymous poeple drunk, they abuse spouses, they give people eating disorders, and they watch teens do suicide! Thats just sick!
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    pui Female 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 11:36 am
    @Raisingfear6 ... and?

    So they have all these programs in place to help people back on their feet and (hopefully) have a lot of success and feel optimistic?

    I don`t get it.
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    Hitaki318 Female 13-17
    193 posts
    July 8, 2010 at 11:37 am
    "Sounds better than just praying for your problems to go away."
    Right?
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    Handsompod Male 30-39
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    July 8, 2010 at 11:55 am
    I love this, a post showing the church actually doing good work in the community and people are still down on it. What did you do to make your community better today?
  16. Profile photo of Heureux
    Heureux Male 40-49
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    July 8, 2010 at 12:03 pm
    "I love this, a post showing the church actually doing good work in the community and people are still down on it. What did you do to make your community better today?"

    In general, atheists, like other bigots, don`t do anything to make their community better. They just attack those who do.

    Churches, particularly progressive ones, have been crucial to non-profits by providing free, or nearly free, space to meet, for generations.
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    pui Female 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 12:10 pm
    @Heureux did you have to go and start a flamewar? lol
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    meepmaker Male 30-39
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    July 8, 2010 at 12:11 pm
    Saturday sounds good to me. Free food.
  19. Profile photo of IssaTheFiend
    IssaTheFiend Female 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 12:16 pm
    Teen suicide watch? I thought they called those lock-ins?
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    xhaseox Male 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 12:22 pm
    I wonder what kind of soup it is
  21. Profile photo of Handsompod
    Handsompod Male 30-39
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    July 8, 2010 at 12:28 pm
    Heureux, please don`t use my comments to back your arguments again. Not all atheists are bigots.
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    Rattyshirt Male 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 12:35 pm
    I agree with Handsompod; the church is one of the most crucial elements in strengthening the community. It is simply when it starts acting like a government that it becomes... well, like a government. Evil, exploitative, manipulative, hypocritical... et cetera, et cetera...
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    The_Garuness Male 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 12:41 pm
    Heureus, you`re either extraordinarily ignorant or a troll.
  24. Profile photo of Handsompod
    Handsompod Male 30-39
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    July 8, 2010 at 12:43 pm
    VV........or a bigot.
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    tstyblucryns Male 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 12:44 pm
    it wouldn`t be funny if sunday`s sermon wasn`t titled "america`s joyous future"
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    tstyblucryns Male 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 12:45 pm
    double negatives FTW
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    Swisskid10 Male 13-17
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    July 8, 2010 at 12:45 pm
    The problem with a lot of these programs (AA, overcoming eating disorders etc.) may help these people, but in a lot of the cases all the church is doing is replacing the addictions to alcohol/ drugs/ whatever and replacing them with god. All there doing is replacing one crutch with another.
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    JeffBeau Male 30-39
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    July 8, 2010 at 1:10 pm
    @swisskid ... in some instances there`s very little left than a choice between alcohol, drugs, aggression, suicide, etc. which are destructive to the self, others, and society vs. replacing these pathologies with god, a lifestyle which tends to be harmless and positive.

    I disagree with the public posting of these meetings. It could make it difficult for an individual in distress to seek help at risk of public embarrassment, people gossiping about who shows up at the church on Tuesday nights, for example. Couldn`t the church simply post a phone number or email address that a person can contact in private for meeting/counseling dates & places?
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    Geogypsy Female 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 1:10 pm
    `...replacing one crutch with another.`

    I wouldn`t disagree with you on that, but surely the latter is preferable to the former.

    Y`know, often people with addictive personalities need a crutch but some are healthier choices than others. Take for example a runner who was formerly a coke addict; they`re still getting high from running but the manner with which they`re accomplishing it is (one would assume) healthy.





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    Geogypsy Female 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 1:11 pm
    ahh, Jeffbeau beat me to it (and made better points I must add)
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    xxPinkxx Female 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 1:28 pm
    im not religious or anything, but replacing the destructive habit ( drugs, alchohol, etc) with god seems to be a better solution then overdosing, to me.

    its ok to replace one crutch with another if its a better, healthier crutch.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    July 8, 2010 at 1:47 pm
    "America`s Joyous Future" LOL

    they forgot the Ladies w/Herpes Support Grop
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    gandhi172 Male 18-29
    2028 posts
    July 8, 2010 at 1:47 pm
    This church really does have problems... I mean really, SOUP KITCHEN!?!?? These people are so messed up!!

    Really though, the church doesn`t have problems for having these programs for helping people. They`re just actively confronting the problems that are present in any community.
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    davymid Male 30-39
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    July 8, 2010 at 2:07 pm
    In general, atheists, like other bigots...
    Dear Heureux,

    F*ck you.

    Sincerely,
    An atheist.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25420 posts
    July 8, 2010 at 2:08 pm
    wow, multitasking!
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    Pooptart19 Male 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 2:16 pm
    Heureux, suck my heathen balls.
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    freddyferret Male 40-49
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    July 8, 2010 at 3:08 pm
    Heureux - I concur with davymid and the others. F*ck you. You`re a moron. Try making sense and people might listen to you. Do you even know the definition of bigot? There may be atheists who are bigots, but there are Christians, Jews, etc. who are too. That`s like calling a white person a racist.

    You need to get your head out of your ass. I`m not an atheist but that was just stupid.
  38. Profile photo of Amurika
    Amurika Male 30-39
    282 posts
    July 8, 2010 at 3:11 pm
    Doing like most businesses, open Sunday thru Saturday.
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    bored-am-I Male 30-39
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    July 8, 2010 at 3:19 pm
    Jesus would like this!

    Yours sincerely
    Buddha
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    600R3d Male 18-29
    144 posts
    July 8, 2010 at 3:20 pm
    "In general, atheists, like other bigots..."

    Heureux, despite the crude responses of many others on this site, atheism does not imply bigotry. In fact, it is usually the strong believers in religion who are bigots. By stating that all atheists are bigots, you have displayed your own intolerance for people with opinions different than your own. You, sir, are a bigot.
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    Xerasia Female 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 3:28 pm
    lol, Heureux is such a boring retard. "meh, meh, meh... i`m cooler than everyone else `cause i need a crutch just to live my own life... won`t someone write another fiction book that i can use for all life lessons?"

    you suck.
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    elkingo Male 30-39
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    July 8, 2010 at 3:49 pm

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    elkingo Male 30-39
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    July 8, 2010 at 3:52 pm
    I think I just figured something out about these types of posts.. it really has nothing to do with any sort of anti-religious tone.. people keep f5ing this page just to see what ridiculous comment is going to be made by either side.

    Hell, it isn`t even about arguing theology in the discussions anymore.. it is about who can be the most vile.

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    -acceptance- Male 18-29
    165 posts
    July 8, 2010 at 4:31 pm
    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHA!!! Awsome.. gotta love saturdays and sundays..
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    teampink27 Female 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 5:04 pm
    that would probably be the only church I`d go to...
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    JTheGreat Female 13-17
    285 posts
    July 8, 2010 at 5:06 pm
    Ah, another religious argument to brighten up my day.

    Hey, at least they have a soup kitchen.
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    MechaWolf Male 18-29
    315 posts
    July 8, 2010 at 5:49 pm
    WTF? 9am sermons? Isn`t that a bit early?
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    Brian 61316 Male 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 5:51 pm
    Warms my day up to know that there are still churches out there that don`t ignore the problems and acknowledge the reality that the problems exist and people need support and friends to deal with things. Better than others who ignore the problems, criticize everything(including church) and sit on a moral high ground.
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    643197 Male 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 6:26 pm
    ha.
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    casy731 Female 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 6:48 pm
    I keep waiting for someone to point out that this is actually a contemporary art piece by Erika Rothenberg...
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    IkeRay Male 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 7:13 pm
    I think the better caption would be "in the community" since the spousal abuse, suicidal teens and alcoholics aren`t doing these things IN the church.
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    IkeRay Male 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 7:14 pm
    "Isn`t that a bit early?"

    you`re kidding right? my mom`s church has mass every day at 7:30 and 9:00, on easter sunday mass starts at 5:30 gotta get there 30min early for a seat
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    Jasonbobdude Male 18-29
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    July 8, 2010 at 7:45 pm
    Still a lot better than the "you`re all going to hell" type churches out there. These people actually try to act like Jesus. I support this.
  54. Profile photo of davymid
    davymid Male 30-39
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    July 8, 2010 at 8:15 pm
    vv Agreed Jason. Even as an atheist, I can fully support this kind of work that a (good) church does.
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    JTheGreat Female 13-17
    285 posts
    July 8, 2010 at 8:49 pm
    I keep waiting for someone to point out that this is actually a contemporary art piece by Erika Rothenberg...

    D: The soup is a lie!!!
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    Jazzycakes Male 18-29
    217 posts
    July 8, 2010 at 8:54 pm
    Soup kitchen is delicious. only day i`ll go.
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    OldOllie Male 60-69
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    July 8, 2010 at 10:26 pm
    I LOLed.
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    MattPrince Male 40-49
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    July 8, 2010 at 11:48 pm
    Wow I`m going to church on Friday, to watch the teen suicide. Who is it this week? Daddy didn`t hug me #76?
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    ryski_59 Female 18-29
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    July 9, 2010 at 12:35 am
    "America`s Joyous Future" indeed.
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    DarkFerret Male 18-29
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    July 9, 2010 at 2:01 am
    hahahaha, oh... hypocrasy...
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    TKD_Master Male 18-29
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    July 9, 2010 at 2:32 am
    "Wow I`m going to church on Friday, to watch the teen suicide. Who is it this week? Daddy didn`t hug me #76?"

    thank you
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    697loscfc Male 18-29
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    July 9, 2010 at 5:36 am
    where is the `` internet addicts `` day?
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    alexander_xx Male 18-29
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    July 9, 2010 at 6:53 am
    697loscfc: where is the " internet addicts `` day?

    ohh thats an online course can do it whenever you like
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    JUGGALETTEx0 Female 18-29
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    July 9, 2010 at 10:01 am
    lol what`s so funny about that? majority of churches have aa meetings and tons of different support groups meeting there and then have a sermon on sunday...it`s not very unsual...
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    littlepete50 Male 18-29
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    July 9, 2010 at 12:50 pm
    ahahaah
  66. Profile photo of BroadwayLove
    BroadwayLove Female 18-29
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    July 15, 2010 at 2:06 am
    It`s what churches SHOULD be doing. And that is: More than just taking up space and tithes. Helping people.
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    dareick Male 18-29
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    July 20, 2010 at 10:03 pm
    @Broadway: Honey, it`s because of the bottom part. "America`s JOYOUS future!"
    That`s the title of the sermon, when they have all those meetings before it. It`s called humor. Look it up.

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