You Won’t Believe How Much Money Was Stolen from the Largest Church in the U.S. After Weekend Services

Over the weekend, anyone who threw cash or a check into the collection plate basket barrel at Joel Osteen‘s Lakewood Church got some very bad news:

We were heartbroken to learn today that funds were stolen from the church over the weekend. This includes cash, checks and envelopes containing written credit card information, and it is limited only to those funds contributed in the church services on Saturday, March 8 and Sunday, March 9, 2014. If you made a contribution during these weekend services, we would encourage you to pay close attention to your accounts over the next several days and weeks and report any suspicious activity to your financial institution or credit card company immediately.


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‘Cosmos’ for Creationists

I’m pretty sure this is the version of ‘Cosmos’ they’ll be showing in Sunday School this weekend:



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Woman Responsible for Roadside Cross Controversy Now Fears for Her Own Safety

After a lot of discussion about a mother’s roadside cross in memory of her son, the threat of a lawsuit against her city that compelled her to finally take it down, and the multiple crosses put up in its place (which stain her son’s memory far more than atheists ever could), we’re finally hearing from the woman who initially requested that the cross be taken down.

The nurse and mother of three adopted children didn’t want her identity made public, but she spoke to a local news station about how she now fears for her life:

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How Long Should Roadside Cross Memorials Be Allowed to Stay Up?

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses how long roadside cross memorials should be allowed to stay up:

You can read more about this story here, here, and here.

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David Barton: More Christians Died for Their Faith in 2013 Than the Previous 2,000 Years Combined. The Math Disagrees

We already know Christian pseudo-historian David Barton‘s research skills are as strong as his math skills, which is to say they’re both awful.

In his latest math blunder (a “faux pi”?), Barton claimed on his radio show “WallBuilders Live” that more Christians were killed last year than the previous 2,000 years combined!

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