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Welcome to the God Dam Blog

14 Sep


If you’re reading this blog it’s probably because you are curious and that’s totally understandable. You might be asking yourself, “Why would someone have a blog called God Dam?”  “They didn’t even spell it right?” “Plus it’s kind of tacky and it might even be a little offensive.”

Well, here’s the truth.  We didn’t spell it wrong.  What we are referring to with the term God Dam are the barriers, walls, or dams that have been set up theologically and culturally which tend to exclude people from fellowship in the church.  These dams are often built with the greatest of intentions, but are more often than not, built on tradition and pious doctrine. They are rarely, if ever, helpful in the endeavor of encouraging current Christians and/or reaching out to the lost.  The goal of the four authors and various guest authors of this blog is to break down these barriers by asking the questions that aren’t allowed to be asked, challenging the doctrines that aren’t allowed to be challenged, and creating a community where genuine fellowship and dialogue can take place in a safe, fun and stimulating environment.  We want to give Christians, ourselves included, an outlet and opportunity to vent frustrations with the church, discuss difficult theology on both a philosophical and practical level, and fellowship with other people struggling with the same, or similar questions.It might get tacky, It might get offensive, and it will probably get intense but the desired goal is authentic discussion and fellowship.  In a culture that is so focused on answers, we want to take some time to ask the questions.

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~The GDB Team

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2 Comments

Posted by on September 14, 2011 in Bible, Logic, Philosophy, Religion, Uncategorized

 

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2 responses to “Welcome to the God Dam Blog

  1. David Hoopingarner

    November 28, 2011 at 2:07 pm

    Well, so far, I am enjoying reading this blog. Glad I came across you guys and am adding you to my blogroll.
    I would like your thoughts on this piece over on my blog http://javaman56.wordpress.com/house-churches/

     
  2. GDB Team

    April 25, 2012 at 3:24 pm

    Hey I read about half of your post today and put it on my list of things to do tomorrow to write a short response. It’s definitely a topic that I’m really interested in. Thanks for commenting and sorry it took us so long to get around to you.

     

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