Newspaper Editorial Explains How Churches Are Driving Away the Youth

Today’s edition of the Courier-Journal (Kentucky) has a nice editorial about who the “Nones” are, what “we” believe, and how churches are driving away the youth: [Read more...]

Two Florida School Districts Plan to Distribute Bibles, So Atheist Groups Are Ready to Offer Their Own Literature

The Christian group World Changers of Florida, Inc. is very excited about its upcoming plans to distribute Bibles to high school students:

We are excited to again be able to distribute Bibles in Collier and Orange county high schools. Our members and volunteers from many local churches will place Bibles on tables during the lunch periods for students to pick up. We have given out thousands of Bibles over the last few years and we are working to expand the program to many other school districts.

You might be wondering if that’s legal… [Read more...]

In Place of Louie Giglio, a Pro-Gay Pastor Will Deliver the Inauguration Benediction

After the Louie Giglio controversy, in which an anti-gay evangelical Christian pastor was selected to give the benediction at President Obama‘s Inauguration ceremony, the team putting the event together was looking for someone who doesn’t take pride in his own bigotry.

Their decision will probably do the trick: Rev. Luis Leon, an Episcopal priest who also gave the benediction at President George W. Bush‘s second inaugural ceremony, has been chosen to take Giglio’s place: [Read more...]

Atheism for Dummies Available for Pre-order

It sounds weird to say this about a Dummies book, but I am *so* excited to read Dale McGowan‘s contribution to the series, Atheism for Dummies:

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American Atheists Will Provide Childcare at Annual Convention

Over the past few years, there’s been a push to make atheist conventions more worthwhile for families and parents to attend. For their 50th anniversary convention this March in Austin, Texas, American Atheists will be providing childcare options for parents (thanks to the help of the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science): [Read more...]


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