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« Reply #30 on: September 16, 2009, 09:11:29 AM »

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Xtians want to think Atheists are mad at god and that being the reason for not believing, but being mad at god is the same than being mad at Santa or the Tooth Fairy.
Absurd!!!  But try to explain that to them!
Good point and one Bernard should look at closely. Being "mad" at God and choosing to make that your criteria to not believe in him is not logical.
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The notion that hugely unfortunate events can happen in the same world reportedly inhabited by a loving and all powerful god, is one of the  more awkward questions that theists have to answer.
Indeed. I think it is mostly due to the problem of evil that I started and went all the way down the slippery slope of doubt in the first place. For me it is the most compelling reason to dismiss a omniscient, omnipotent, omni-benevolent God.
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« Reply #31 on: September 16, 2009, 19:04:35 PM »

Sorry about your mugging.

But sadly God is Dead - he vrekked a while back - it was all over the net, I'm surprised you missed it.
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« Reply #32 on: September 16, 2009, 21:04:49 PM »

That's the trouble. Every believer missed it. And it happened about 150 years ago too!
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« Reply #33 on: October 28, 2009, 12:49:12 PM »

Angus to do the mashed potato with Third Day in Durban.

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« Reply #34 on: November 19, 2009, 10:59:11 AM »

Angus Buchan is a radical nation-builder who is being used by God to transform South Africa and impact lives across the globe.



His farm was once saved from a raging bushfire by his family’s fervent prayers for rain; he has seen a farm worker raised from the dead after she was struck by lightning and God has come through for him with a miracle crop of potatoes in the face of the severest drought.
Words fail me.

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« Reply #35 on: November 19, 2009, 21:19:25 PM »

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When and where is Mighty Men Conference 2010 held?
16-18 April 2010 at Shalom Farm near Greytown, Kwazulu-Natal.

How do I know when I am registered?
Your unique barcoded iTicket is e-mailed to you so you never have to leave your seat!  If you are part of a group and a group member is registering for the entire group, please make sure that your group member is someone that you know personally.  Every person attending must have an iTicket.

Only valid ticket holders will be allowed access to the area.  Tickets are scanned at the event.

Please do not purchase tickets from an unkown person claiming to be an official MMC ticket vendor.  Making reservations through www.itickets.co.za is the official registration channel.


Would a religious person really try to slip in without a ticket?  Perhaps they've experienced it before?
Not as honest as they've hoped for perhaps Wink

Strict gate security for such a good cause  Roll Eyes

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If I am camping, do I need another ticket for the conferece?
No.  A camping ticket also gives you access to the conference.

If I am camping, how do I select a camp site and how does the camping fee work?
Firstly, the MMC Conference is FREE for anyone to attend and all camping fees go directly to the land owners to prepare the camping grounds (see INTERESTING FACTS).
Secondly, there is a camping fee of R100 per person for men booking before 31 January 2010 and R150 per person thereafter.  Your booking is valid for the entire duration of the event and you are welcome to arrive on 10 April 2010 and leave on 25 April 2010.  PS: remember to register before 31 January 2010 to avoid a possible late entry penalty.
Thirdly, simply select a camp site where your province is specified and tell all your friends to book in the same camp site.


So who of you are going to be brave enough to attend this one?  Grin

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What does camping cost? Is it R100/day? R150 for the weekend? R100 for campsite?
All funds for the weekend go directly to the land owners for preparing the fields for camping. There is a camping fee of R100 per person for men booking before 31 January 2010 and R150 per person thereafter.

Hmf did they actually answer the question?  Their followers are now as confused as the organisers  Roll Eyes

Come on Angy how much is it exactly, we want to calculate your profit margins  Wink .....and why R150 p/p after 31 Jan 2010?
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« Reply #36 on: November 21, 2009, 09:29:15 AM »

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So who of you are going to be brave enough to attend this one? 


Well, I enjoy camping as much as anyone. Does one need to bring one's own food, or will manna be provided?

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« Reply #37 on: November 21, 2009, 12:06:18 PM »

Well, I enjoy camping as much as anyone. Does one need to bring one's own food, or will manna be provided?


Grin  Grin  Grin

Dono, dont think they wanna make such promises as yet Wink  

Menu for the weekend:

Friday Eve:  Fasting=Starve

Saterday Breakfast:   Fasting
Lunch:                Fasting
Dinner:               Starters:  Manna
                      Main:      Quail with and a sideplate option of:
                                 - Baked potato skins
                                 - Mashed potatoes
                                 - Potato bake (+R20 for this option)
                                 - Potato salad
                      Desert:    Sweet Potato
Sunday:     Fasting
(Sunday eve at home McD's Wink)          

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« Reply #38 on: April 16, 2010, 14:27:21 PM »

Here Julian, have a gander at this thread.

and I loved this letter in the Beeld this morning:

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Daar is groter wins in dié koolkoppe!
deur Eric de Carlos van Pretoria skryf
 2010-04-16 00:02
 
Dis weer oestyd op Shalom.

Oom Angus en sy medeboere staan gereed om die jaarlikse koolkop-oes van die land te haal.

Hierdie jaar se opbrengs gaan blykbaar laas jaar se oes oortref, maar oom Angus sê dat hy nie koolkoppe tel nie. Net die wins.

Met die prys van aartappels, wat nou juis so laag is, lewer koolkoppe bepaald groter wins.

Dit hou ook ander voordele in.

Geen belasting word op die oes betaal nie. Boonop werk die boere net ’n paar dae per jaar.

Sommige koolkoppe, wat nog nooit militêre opleiding gedoen het nie, verbeel hulle dat hulle ’n kamp bywoon.

Die koolkoppe bemes die grond gratis – sodat aartappels geplant kan word as die pryse weer sou herstel.


http://www.beeld.com/MyBeeld/Daar-is-groter-wins-in-di%C3%A9-koolkoppe-20100415
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« Reply #39 on: April 23, 2010, 17:06:29 PM »

Buchan like all the other charismatic preachers are in it for the money, although they probably REALLY believe the nonsense they preach (you should've heard my wife when he called on women to 'submit'!!! Shocked) Can anyone tell me what the charges were, i.e. entrance fees, cost of meals, books sold, CD's and drinks etc. broad rimmed hats, T-shirts. My very rough estimates put this at a cool R6 million...now who the hell would want to farm with potatoes after that? and the worst of it all these freaks pay no taxes!!!  (wtf!!)I'm in the wrong business! Cry
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« Reply #40 on: April 23, 2010, 17:20:45 PM »

By the way and on a more serious note: if 200 000 fathers and sons congregated (no audit I guess on the stats)to improve their 'bonding', what does that say of father and son relationships? Some people trekked from across the country to stand in long queus to do #1 or #2; ate cold food, slept in camp beds and all day listened to a man speaking die Engelse taal, about some mythical happenings...why don't these fathers take their sons fishing/4x4ing/camping (without the preacher) etc? or son's take their fathers to their local hang-outs/beaches/etc?
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« Reply #41 on: April 23, 2010, 17:33:28 PM »

Currently, the generally accepted estimate is around 350,000 visitors to Buchan’s latest MMC, although some have proposed that it may have been as high as 450,000.  As I understand it, it cost R100-00 a head just to get through the Potatoey Gates to this tuberbly chipped mish-mash of a frittered spudleyan event… Roll Eyes

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« Reply #42 on: April 26, 2010, 09:57:59 AM »

I would really like to know, what date did this supposed rain miracle occur? I would like to compare it to historical rain figures for that period etc. Would also like to find out more details about how the rain killed the fire etc.
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« Reply #43 on: April 26, 2010, 11:48:53 AM »

Wonder if he sold fish and chips, with a backup of manna?
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« Reply #44 on: April 26, 2010, 12:10:08 PM »

One can read the latest sugar-coated account here.  However, a dose of insulin is recommended before going there.

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