Oklahoma House Speaker Adds a Chapel to the Blueprints of the Soon-To-Be-Renovated State Capitol Building

Things a State Capitol building needs: A place where legislators can cast votes. Some conference rooms. Offices for the elected officials. Maybe a gift shop.

Things a State Capitol building doesn’t need: A home for Jesus.

Yet, in blueprints for the soon-to-be-renovated Capitol building in Oklahoma, House Speaker T.W. Shannon (R-Lawton) appears to have added plans for a chapel:



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A Dramatization of a Message Written on a Christian Forum

What happens when real actors read statements written on Christian forums?

Hilarity, that’s what:



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Two-Time Nobel Prize Winner Frederick Sanger, an Agnostic, Dies

Frederick Sanger, the two-time Nobel Prize winner, died on Tuesday at the age of 95:

It was remarkable what he accomplished in his career:

Dr. Sanger won his first Nobel Prize, in chemistry, in 1958 for showing how amino acids link together to form insulin. The discovery gave scientists the tools to analyze any protein in the body.

In 1980 he received his second Nobel, also in chemistry, for inventing a method of “reading” the molecular letters that make up the genetic code. This discovery was crucial to the development of biotechnology drugs and provided the basic tool kit for decoding the entire human genome two decades later.

The reason I bring this up is because the New York Times included an interesting tidbit in his obituary:

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A Beautiful Counterprotest

(via @SecularStudents and the University of Texas at Austin’s Texas Secular Humanists group)

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Christian Publication Warns of ‘Atheist Agenda’: They Want You to Lose Your Faith!

There’s so much wrong with Jennifer LeClaire‘s latest piece for Charisma, I’m not even sure where to begin. It’s all about the radical atheist agenda

I guess we should start with the headline:

Atheist Agenda Wants You to Turn Your Back on Christ

Well, yeah… that’s kind of the point.

(Spoiler alert: The writers at Charisma want you to find Jesus, too!)

Moving on to the actual article:

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