Stiefel Freethought Foundation Awards Grant for Atheism Coverage in the Media

This could be controversial, but I think it’s a positive move. The Stiefel Freethought Foundation has just given a $50,000 grant to Religion News LLC (which owns Religion News Service) in order to expand coverage of the “growing community of atheists, agnostics, humanists and freethinkers.” Considering that RNS stories appear in a lot of popular [Read More...]

Christian Daycare in Iowa Institutes New Guidelines for Employees

How would you like it if the new manager at your workplace came in and said you’d have to reapply for your job because there are new requirements for all employees? That’s what happening at a daycare in Waukee, Iowa. Happy Time Daycare and preschool, while housed in a church, didn’t sound like that bad [Read More...]

On the Internet, Christianity is Losing By a Long Shot

Last month, popular Christian apologist Josh McDowell made news (at least in the atheist world) when he called the Internet a threat to Christianity: “The Internet has given atheists, agnostics, skeptics, the people who like to destroy everything that you and I believe, the almost equal access to your kids as your youth pastor and [Read More...]

The Biblical Exaggerations Began Early…

(via Non Sequitur — Thanks to J B for the link!) [Read more...]

Planting Seeds in Michele Bachmann’s Head…

Republicans should take note: God spoke to Dr. Metablog and told him which candidates need to get out of the presidential race: I asked Him if He had any other preferences in the upcoming election. He sighed. “I don’t want either Bachmann or Palin either. They’re doofae.” I wasn’t surprised that God was so adamantine [Read More...]