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  • The Styx
    Whether you need technical help, have a question or a bright idea about the forums, or just want to practice your BBCode before you wreak havoc elsewhere, welcome to the Styx.
    RSS Feed 40 discussions 1.6K commentsMost recent: old forum icons? by the Pookah3:31AM
  • Heaven
    Tell a tall story, recommend a movie, share a recipe, confess your TV binge watching, discuss whether the church cat should wear liturgically correct collars. Welcome to paradise.
    RSS Feed 66 discussions 3.4K commentsMost recent: What did you sing at church today? by TheOrganist9:28AM
  • Purgatory
    Pull up a chair, get your brain in gear, and prepare for some serious time in Purgatory. This is our proper debate space for theology, ethics, politics, science, tech and culture.
    RSS Feed 102 discussions 9.6K commentsMost recent: Is universalism a growing theology? by LeRoc10:16AM
  • Hell
    Got a complaint, a rant or a personal argument to settle? Add it to the uproar – so long as you have an infernally thick skin to match. But first, read and become one with the Hell guidelines.
    RSS Feed 24 discussions 2.5K commentsMost recent: Fucking Guns by MMM6:43AM
  • All Saints
    This is the place for all things community, with crew meets, birthdays, announcements, congratulations and prayer requests. Just arrived here? Say hello on the welcome thread.
    RSS Feed 39 discussions 3.8K commentsMost recent: Study isn't just for youngsters by Lothlorien8:30AM
  • Ecclesiantics
    Looking for the rite stuff? This is where we talk about everything to do with church liturgy and worship practice, from thuribles to tambourines, plus Mystery Worshipper reports.
    RSS Feed 32 discussions 2K commentsMost recent: Advice on incence by Arethosemyfeet5:54AM
  • Kerygmania
    This is Ship of Fools on the Bible, where we look at biblical books, passages, episodes, characters, and even individual verses. Find online Bibles here: Bible Gateway, Oremus and Crosswalk.
    RSS Feed 34 discussions 721 commentsMost recent: Did the Ethiopian eunuch have a Kindle? by Pixit9:25AM
  • The Circus
    Anyone for celebrity death pool? Or everlasting sentences? How about a round of spot the weird headline? For quizzes, wordplay, polls and competitive hymn writing, look no further.
    RSS Feed 21 discussions 4K commentsMost recent: spring by Gath fach9:12AM
  • Dead Horses
    All the usual subjects that are flogged just a bit too enthusiastically are corralled here so they don't have to be endlessly rehashed on the other forums. May contain nuts.
    RSS Feed 14 discussions 155 commentsMost recent: Church Music - Legacy thread by PuzzlerMay 18
  • The 8th Day
    Currently running: Write or Wrong, a place to discuss the process of writing. If you want to write, try to write, or write and get it wrong, join us and see how others can help.
    RSS Feed 19 discussions 208 commentsMost recent: Difficult words in books by AndrasMay 18
  • Limbo
    The threads that were reasonably deserving while they were alive are sent here for long-term storage. They're archived for reading only.
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