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James DeWitt (pastor who became an atheist)
« on: July 31, 2012, 04:06:27 PM »
I watched this last night and thought it was an interesting perspective on how a person can move away from religious fundamentalism. It's an excellent presentation and I think good advertising for The Clergy Project.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xYLKh3cdCI&feature=youtube_gdata_player





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Re: James DeWitt
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2012, 10:02:46 PM »
Ooo thanks for posting this. I haven't watched it yet but I was interested in what would become of the clergy project.
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Re: James DeWitt
« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2012, 11:39:09 PM »
Well worth watching
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Re: James DeWitt
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2012, 01:00:01 AM »
Ooo thanks for posting this. I haven't watched it yet but I was interested in what would become of the clergy project.

If they keep producing atheistic evangelists ( avangelists? )
like Jim the clergy project has a bright future. I just wish I could give the poor guy a job. It's a shame his outreach efforts have cost him his livelihood.
 

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Re: James DeWitt (pastor who became an atheist)
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2015, 06:36:15 AM »
Awesome!

I grew up in the same Pentecostal denomination that he did.  It's crazy.
This guy is a breath of fresh air.
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