Atheists Victorious Again: Public School That Invited Christian Rapper B-SHOC to Perform Settles Lawsuit

You might remember when Christian rapper B-SHOC (a.k.a. Bryan Edmonds) was invited to speak at an assembly at New Heights Middle School in Jefferson, South Carolina this past September. Here’s how that went (the relevant part begins at the 3:04 mark): Even the New York Times covered the incident and called it part of a [Read More...]

Former Mormons Find a Godless Path

Greg Wilcox has a terrific cover story about ex-Mormons who become atheists at City Weekly: Certain heavy-handed practices required by his mission also made [former LDS missionary Chris] Merris feel uneasy about his religion. He says that he and other missionaries were encouraged to go beyond the normal missionary discussions with prospective new members, implementing [Read More...]

A Fundraiser for Jessica Ahlquist

At the request of several readers, this is a separate thread just for the Jessica Ahlquist college scholarship fundraiser. If you want to help her, please contribute. Let the media know that there are a lot of us who support what she’s done and who want to make her future better than her present by [Read More...]

If Religious Athletes Were Honest…

Or: “Things Tim Tebow will never say.” (via the New Yorker — Thanks to Janice for the link!) [Read more...]

You Can’t Hate Religion and Love Jesus

Spoken word artist Jefferson Bethke is getting a lot of attention recently because of an Ode-to-Jesus video making the rounds on all your Christian friends’ Facebook pages: The music, editing, and performance are admittedly impressive. It sounds refreshing, too, until you actually pick apart what he’s saying. Like this excerpt: Now back to the topic, [Read More...]


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