The Election-Year Issue No One Is Talking About

Big pile of cash

The economy, terrorism, gun control, health care—Americans have a lot on their minds in this election year. But here’s a sleeping issue that should be on the agenda. [Read more...]

If Sports Fandom Is Just a Cultural Trait, Why Isn’t Religion?

Fans in stadium

Religion and sports both have important dates throughout the calendar. They both have sacred designs and special clothes. They both have revered spaces. Superstition in sports is like supernatural belief in religion. They both create an “us” and a “them.” How far can we take this comparison? [Read more...]

Yeah, but Christianity Built Universities and Hospitals!


What has Christianity done for society? Christians will quickly respond that they were pioneers in building universities and hospitals. Let’s look behind that claim to see if it stands up. [Read more...]

Was the Colorado Springs Shooter No Worse Than Planned Parenthood Itself?


Take a look at radical pro-life thinking in an article that condemns the shooting but can’t lay off the vicious rhetoric that might have prompted it. [Read more...]

Response to My Position on Abortion

Anencephalic human fetus

A blogger has responded to my spectrum argument about abortion. Here’s my response. [Read more...]

Breaking: Seattle Chapter of The Satanic Temple Prepared for Satanic Invocation Tonight in Bremerton

Logo of The Satanic Temple

A local football coach has been violating church-state separation laws by praying with his team on the field after games. This has got to stop, even if it means bringing in The Satanic Temple. [Read more...]

Is America the Greatest Country in the World? A Rant.

American flag in fireworks

Imagine the farewell speech from a politician dropping out of politics where all the impolitic things he’s wanted to say for years come spilling out. Here’s such a swan song from a politician who has much to say about things nice people don’t talk about: politics and religion. [Read more...]

Would God Want You to Tell a Gunman, “Yes, I’m a Christian”?

who would die for a lie?

Imagine a gunman in a college classroom. One by one, he goes through the students, demanding to know if they are Christian. He kills each who say they are. One Christian blogger says that Christians can’t lie if faced with this situation. [Read more...]

How Much Faith to Be an Atheist? Geisler and Turek’s Moral Argument (Part 4).

Malleus Maleficarum (“Witches Hammer”), a manual for prosecution of witches (1486)

We conclude our critique of the moral argument in “I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist.” [Read more...]

How Much Faith to Be an Atheist? Geisler and Turek’s Moral Argument (Part 3).

Judges at Nuremburg Trial, 1945

We continue exploring the moral argument in “I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist” (3 of 4) [Read more...]