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Conference Notes

Here are some thoughts after a weekend freethought conference [Read more...]

Humor (or not): God’s Plan

A cartoon with a very pointed response to Christians’ answer to the Problem of Evil [Read more...]

Yet Another Conference …

I’m headed out to the Orange County Freethought Alliance Conference. [Read more...]

Debate: Does God Exist?

A summary of a recent local debate between a humanist and a Lutheran minister. The topic: “Does God exist?” [Read more...]

Are Churches More Like Charities or Country Clubs?

We can tell charities from country clubs by their financial statements. Charities do good works with most of their income; country clubs don’t. Which one is more like a typical church? [Read more...]

Word of the Day: Genetic and Ad Hominem Fallacies

Of all the logical fallacies, these are some of the most common. But be careful to understand these well enough to avoid making a false charge of fallacy. [Read more...]

Pastors Speak Their Mind (and Flout the Rules)

Nonprofit status comes with strings attached, and one of those is that pastors must not advocate for one candidate over another. This quid pro quo seems oppressive to some, and they have organized civil disobedience against it. [Read more...]

Church Accountability

Senator Grassley was largely ignored by six ministries when he asked for information about their operations four years ago. What are they hiding? [Read more...]

What do Churches Have to Hide?

U.S. nonprofit organizations are required to disclose their financial information to the public. It’s a contract—the Internal Revenue Service gives them nonprofit status, and in return they prove that they’re spending that money wisely. This applies to all nonprofits except churches and religious organizations. Isn’t that odd? It’s almost like they have something to hide. [Read more...]

National Day of Actually DOING Something

Prayer is easy. Doing something is hard. Let’s be adults and realize that prayer does nothing more than make people feel good. Wouldn’t a National Day of Actually DOING Something be more effective than a National Day of Prayer? [Read more...]


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