Christian Cross in Texas Park Needs to Come Down, Says Atheist Group

This is the Christian cross you’ll see if you visit the Port Neches RiverFront Park in Texas.

It’s by itself. There are no other religious symbols in the area. And it’s been there for nearly five decades. But as we’ve said many times before on this site, time doesn’t cure something that shouldn’t have happened in the first place.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Reads Mean Tweets About His Opinions on Science Fiction Movies

Neil deGrasse Tyson is well-known, among other things, for tweeting about the science in science fiction movies. On a recent episode of Star Talk, he read some of the mean tweets people have written to him in response:



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Why is the Sign Outside a Texas Public Library Promoting Christianity?

Of all the things a public library should be advertising, Christianity isn’t on the list. But that’s what been going on in Odem, Texas, where the Odem Public Library has advertised two separate Christian events:



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This Christian Leadership Conference Has to Be a Joke

Guess what these Christian pastors have in common?

Perry Noble, who calls Christians “jackasses” if they want a deeper understanding of the Bible.

Steven Furtick, who refuses to reveal how much money he makes even to his own congregation because he claims Jesus doesn’t want him to.

Mark Driscoll, who shamed his pregnant wife for having fooled around with a guy when she was in high school, complained about our “pussified nation,” and belittled a Christian radio host whose wife was pastor of his church.



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South African Bus Driver Fired After Leading Passengers in Prayer During Rides

A bus driver in Cape Town, South Africa was fired (despite a warning) after he was leading passengers in prayer during every journey.



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