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September 10, 2012
Should an Atheist Pray?
A worldwide experiment will start in a week in which atheists pray for God to...
August 31, 2012
Do We REALLY Trust in God?
Is it really true that “In God we trust”? With what do we trust him?...
August 27, 2012
Clueless John the Baptist
Throughout the gospels we read snippets about John the Baptist. Put them all together, and...
August 07, 2012
I'm Bob Seidensticker, the blogger behind Cross Examined, and I'd like to introduce myself to...
July 30, 2012
OK, Smart Guy—YOU Tell Us What Happened
I don’t find the Christian story compelling. That the gospel story is literally true is...
July 18, 2012
Project Reason Video Contest
Project Reason's annual video contest has six short, pithy videos. Here's my favorite.
July 16, 2012
Word of the Day: Atheist’s Wager
Pascal’s Wager is a popular apologetic. Let’s turn that on its head to see if...
July 02, 2012
Witch Hunts, Sex Scandals, and the Atheist Community
I’m a big fan of The Amazing Meeting. I’ve been to several of these skeptics...
June 21, 2012
God is Nonexistent
Can science say that anything doesn’t exist? Sure—unicorns, dragons, wizards. It doesn’t say this with...
May 23, 2012
Here are some thoughts after a weekend freethought conference
May 18, 2012
Yet Another Conference …
I’m headed out to the Orange County Freethought Alliance Conference.
May 16, 2012
Debate: Does God Exist?
A summary of a recent local debate between a humanist and a Lutheran minister. The...
April 27, 2012
Book Review on “Bible Geek” Podcast
Noted theologian Dr. Robert Price recently presented a flattering review of my book, Cross Examined,...
April 26, 2012
MS-DOS and Objective Truth
IBM-compatible MS-DOS PCs used to start up displaying a C-prompt (the “C:>” with a blinking...
April 17, 2012
What Did the Original Books of the Bible Say?
Take a trip back in time to see the hurdles we have in seeing the...
April 11, 2012
Is Christian Heaven More Real than any Other?
You’re comfortable with the concepts you’ve grown up with, but that doesn’t mean that there’s...
March 30, 2012
Back from the Reason Rally
I spent an interesting few days at the Reason Rally and that American Atheist conference....
March 19, 2012
The Irrelevant Wisdom of the Ten Commandments
What do the Ten Commandments say? Maybe not what you expect.
March 14, 2012
I’m Off to the Reason Rally
The Reason Rally is expected to be the world’s largest secular gathering … and I’ll...
February 29, 2012
“This is Guaranteed to Convert You!”
Imagine the claim, “I hold in my hand a pamphlet that will undercut your worldview!”...
February 27, 2012
Christianity Can’t be Deduced from Nature
Imagine a post-apocalyptic world with no evidence of Christianity. Could it be recreated?
February 17, 2012
Prayer Doesn’t Work as Advertised
Here’s an excerpt from my book where two characters discuss prayer and whether it is...
January 25, 2012
It’s post #100! Time to take stock of where we’ve been and where we’re going.
January 09, 2012
“Cross Examined” Available on Kindle!
Have you been waiting for my new book, “Cross Examined: An Unconventional Spiritual Journey,” in...
December 28, 2011
“God Did It” Explains Everything … or Maybe Not
“God did it” is an easy answer to many riddles within science. It’s so broad...
December 21, 2011
500 Eyewitnesses to the Risen Christ? Not likely.
In 1 Cor. 15:6, Paul claims that 500 people saw Jesus risen after his crucifixion....
December 19, 2011
Understanding Morality—It’s Really Not that Hard
When apologist Greg Kokul critiques atheist morality, it’s hard to imagine that he’ll get so...
December 15, 2011
It’s Launch Day for my Book, Cross Examined!
It’s launch day for “Cross Examined: An Unconventional Spiritual Journey”! This novel argues that if...
December 14, 2011
Give Something Thought Provoking for Christmas
What do you get those hard-to-buy-for people on your Christmas list? Let me make a...
December 12, 2011
An Atheist Ad Campaign—a Holiday Tradition!
Seattle Atheists launched a bus ad campaign for the holiday season. Several different banner ads...
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