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Acceptable Sacrifices

Offer sacrifices in the right spirit, and trust the Lord.
Psalm 4:5 NLT

“Jonestown” was synonymous with Guyana, 1978, and suicide.

Jonestown was the informal name for the Peoples Temple Agricultural Project, a project of the Peoples Temple—a religious organization headed by Jim Jones. 363 more words

Religion

The Veil, or: Don't Drink the...Poison Cubes?

After a brief hiatus, the blog collab is back with a vengeance.  Specifically, the kind of vengeance only provided by horror (very loosely) based on the Jonestown mass murder/suicide.   866 more words

Film Reviews

Don't blur out their bodies

I’m fascinated by cults.  This morning I am watching a rerun of ABC investigative news show 20/20, “Simon Says”, about a cult.  It is airing on Investigation Discovery, owned by media giant Discovery Communications.   472 more words

Media

Did Jesus just say something, or was it the Kool-Aid?

In my line of work I occasionally have meetings with people who have decided to leave church.

‘Exit meetings’

After a little discussion around why they’re ‘leaving church’, I generally I go one further and ask them why they don’t leave faith altogether… 1,363 more words

James Layton

Forestville Cult Seeks Members

Primal Void, a Forestville based cult, is soliciting applicants for membership this month, according to their spokesperson and leader Altair.

Altair, also known as Bucky Weaver, is the owner of Bucky’s Pawnshop on Broad Street (open 9-5 daily except Sunday) when not the hypersensitive and arrogant head of the cult. 230 more words

Local Characters

Land of the Frontier Saints - a novel

My first novel, Land of the Frontier Saints, is now available to buy for Kindle on Amazon. It’s also available in print format.
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Novel

Weekly Playlist 21/12/16

There is no theme for this week’s playlist but it does contain some kick ass music, so hopefully, that is enough. We have tracks from the always controversial  37 more words

Music