Guest Speakers at Public High School Encourage Students to Turn to God Instead of Food

We already know Alcoholics Anonymous is notorious for pushing the idea of God in their Twelve Step program (though there are secular alternatives to AA). But they’re not the only ones.

Will at Godless Teens is a freshman at a public high school in Colorado and, yesterday, his health class played host to guest speakers from Overeaters Anonymous, who were there to talk about “how people will often overeat to deal with stress.”

Initially, that wasn’t a problem… until Will saw (and took a picture of) what they had written on the board before class:

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A Gay Faculty Member Writes About Working at a Christian College

There have been a number of posts on this site about gay Christians who attend religious schools and have to keep their sexual orientation under wraps.

But we rarely hear from faculty members at those schools who have to keep their homosexuality hidden.

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Vax Your Bracket 2013

If you’re planning to fill out an NCAA tournament bracket this week, consider Vaxing Your Bracket!

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Fort Wayne’s Mayor Has a Solution for Rampant Violence: Prayer!

Tom Henry, the Mayor of Fort Wayne, Indiana, wants to curb violence in his city, and he knows exactly how to do it: Lots and lots of prayer! (Interfaith prayer, even!)

Because why deal with gun safety when you can just ask Jesus to send you some bulletproof vests?… [Read more...]

Atheists Challenge Rowlett City Council Prayers

In 2010, the Rowlett City Council in Texas changed their prayer policy. They used to have Christian prayers, then the Freedom From Religion Foundation warned them of the repercussions of doing that, so the council opted to go with non-sectarian prayers.

As it turned out, though, since the town is predominantly Christian, those non-sectarian prayers have turned out to be almost all Christian prayers, anyway.

Now, local atheists are calling them out on it: [Read more...]


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