The Perfect Gift for the Christian or Atheist on Your List

Cross Examined

If I might be so bold, I’d like to suggest my own books as gifts this year. [Read more...]

Proof, Theory, Law, and all That

Lots of equations

Saying “Evolution is just a theory” is like saying “He only won the Nobel Peace Prize.” In science, a theory is as good as it gets. Evolution deniers in particular often get this wrong. Let’s review “theory,” “law,” and similar components of scientific conclusions to make sure they’re used correctly. [Read more...]

Biblical Slavery (3 of 3)


A Christian podcast spent an hour responding to columnist Dan Savage’s public spanking of the Bible. The podcast says that Savage’s claim–that the Bible is “radically pro-slavery”–is hopelessly wrong. Let’s let the Bible speak for itself. (Part 3 of 3) [Read more...]

“God’s Not Dead” Fans: Be the Christian Hero Yourself

God’s Not Dead Atheism Philosophy

Here’s a Hollywood version of an evil atheist philosophy professor. Want a chance to learn from an actual atheist philosophy professor? [Read more...]

Happy Birthday, Patheos!

#Patheos5Yrs atheism atheist

Let’s take a look back at some highlights of the Cross Examined blog on today’s Patheos anniversary. [Read more...]

Book Review of “Cross Examined”

Cross Examined: An Unconventional Spiritual Journey

A book review of my novel “Cross Examined: An Unconventional Spiritual Journey” [Read more...]

Interloper (Fiction)

Atheist fiction

I’m starting the new year with something a little different, a short story about a man who finds himself where he least expects to be. [Read more...]

Excerpt From My New Book, “A Modern Christmas Carol”

A Modern Christmas Carol

Here’s the first chapter from my new book. Merry Christmas! [Read more...]

My New Book! “A Modern Christmas Carol”

A Modern Christmas Carol

Looking for a holiday gift for a thoughtful atheist or Christian? An inexpensive stocking stuffer? I have a suggestion! [Read more...]

Bloggers: Want a Free Review Copy of My New Book?

A Modern Christmas Carol

In my new novella “A Modern Christmas Carol,” a televangelist gets the Scrooge treatment. I’m looking for reviewers to give the book a little public relations love. [Read more...]