Why a Former Baptist is Raising Her Children Without Religion

Sarah Morehead (below), Executive Director of Recovering from Religion and mother to seven children, answered some excellent questions at The Stir about raising children without faith.

This may be my favorite bit:

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How Christians React to Your Atheism

Deanna Boudov is an atheist surrounded by a lot of Christian family members and she created several beautiful illustrations of the reactions she’s received from them — including outright denial of her godlessness and character assassination:

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Atheist Group Asks Pride Festival Visitors: What Are You Proud Of?

If you’re looking for an example of how atheists can connect with a larger community, check out what the Louisville Atheists and Freethinkers did over the weekend at the Kentuckiana Pride Festival:

Instead of just focusing on outreach to atheists, they asked visitors to their booth a simple question: “What are you proud of?”

The responses came in by the hundreds and you can see a sample of them on this Tumblr:

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Congress Passes Bill to Install God-Honoring Plaque at National World War II Memorial

The National World War II Memorial opened in Washington, D.C. in 2004 and it’s a wonderful tribute to those who risked and gave their lives for our country.

But you know what it’s missing?


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An Interview About Atheism-Related Blogging, Outreach, and Charity Work

Chris Stedman at Religion News Service conducted an interview with me about what I’ve learned after eight years of blogging and how our (broad) atheist community can improve. Check it out here — part two will go up tomorrow!

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