Atheist Mega-churches: a New Religion?
I have some friends that are agnostic and some atheist. They like to sleep in on Sunday. So I am perplexed by these mega-churches that socialize based on a negative proof — what they don’t believe.
Why are groups of atheists popping up all over the country that get together on Sunday morning to sing, read inspirational material, engage in some quiet reflection, and then bond in fellowship afterwards? Aren’t there other ways to socialize?
I’m not going to try to figure it out, other than wonder if they’re looking for something unseen that binds them (us?) together. God bless them in their search for Truth.
For the deeper theology, I’ll turn to comedian Tim Hawkins. In this short bit, he sings some suggested atheist mega-church kids’ songs, based in part on “Jesus Loves the Little Children”, “Deep and Wide”, and “Jesus Loves Me, This I Know”.
Brand new from “That’s the Worst”, Tim’s new concert DVD available at http://www.timhawkins.net/
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