This is a goodie. As you are most likely all aware, I am a member of an online crafting forum, acutally I am a member of several, but one in particular is one that I enjoy, alot. i have made soem great friends, sent some cool presents and rak's, received some brilliant rak's and presents back. But now, I'm stuck.
There is a large community of ladies professing to be of the Christian faith. Thats fine and wonderful, and biggups. However, how come Its classed as disrespectful to mention (very very kindly I might add) that putting a weekly Bible verse challenge on the main message boards is a tad inappropriate? this isn't a normal PHBB board either - so its not like one can avoid certain topics etc, nup, as soon as you log in all the threads are there and this Bible one is starting to freak me out, yes there are over 4000 members in this community, yes I am one of a very very small minority that has posted (2 have posted, more have emailed me) but does it make sense??? am I really being rude by asking for this to stay of the board and would be better off on a blog somwhere?
I was always under the impression that one shouldnt speak of politics and religion to avoid conflict....
The only negative comment I have about Christianity is the hypocrisy. I do not deal well with someone saying they are a "good Christian" and then living in a way totally against their relgion. Just because I am not a Christian doesn't mean I'm a bad person, or that I can't be a good person, but I shouldn't have to get picked on because of my opinions. I am noticing more and more in my life that relgion is pretty much bought up all over the place - from finding Christian phamplets on my desk at work, to the homeless man saying "bless you" and oh my... do NOT get me started on those that tell me they will pray for me. If you want to pray, do so in your own mind and without telling me. Im sure I can rant on for hours, but this will be enough, I would welcome all comments - even if you really think i am being a cow- actually, ESPECIALLY if you think Im being a cow!