The No Kool-Aid Zone Blog

I Don't Drink The Kool-Aid. For Anybody.

On Monuments

By Byron / June 29, 2020 /

I didn’t use to call this blog “The No Kool-Aid Zone”. In fact, it wasn’t even me who changed it. “The No Kool-Aid Zone” used to be the subtitle, I guess you would call it, but one day I came to the blog and found that WebbieDude Paul, in doing some refreshing of my blog,…

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I Quit Responding “All Lives Matter”–Because I Believe the Bible

By Byron / June 3, 2020 /

All lives matter. I believe that with every fiber of my being. I believe it because I am a follower of Jesus Christ, and as a follower of Jesus, I am obligated to believe that the Bible is completely true, and that its precepts are binding on me. And the Bible teaches it, plain and…

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It’s Not my Pleasure to Write This

By Byron / November 19, 2019 /

I’m pretty sure Chick-fil-A sold fewer sandwiches today than it did last Tuesday. Unless you’ve been living under a rock somewhere, you are likely aware of the new, blockbuster controversy, in which Chick-fil-A, after donating to the Christian organizations Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and The Salvation Army, announced that the company, having fulfilled its stated…

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Four Questions Richard Cohen Won’t Answer

By Byron / February 9, 2019 /

Richard Cohen of the Washington Post wrote a February 4 column calling the Pences “bigots” because of their belief that homosexual behavior is morally wrong (a position held, of course, not only vice-presidents, but by evangelical Christians, but by Roman Catholics, Muslims, Jews, etc.), claiming that “it is simply wrong to foster a belief that…

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The Church is NOT Responsible for This: A Response to Candice Czubernat

By Byron / October 20, 2014 /

Please read this first; the following post will make no sense without it. A couple weeks back, a Facebook friend posted a sympathetic response to an article by a frustrated lesbian who complained began her blog post this way: “I hold the church personally responsible for any LGBTQ person who walks away from God and…

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