The Census Campaign Launches

Yesterday, the British Humanist Association launched the Census Campaign: The 2001 census introduced a new question on religion. It was a single, closed, leading question –- “What is your religion?” –- which produced a very high measure of religiosity compared to all other surveys. Millions of people were counted as religious when their “religion” was [Read More...]

The Glory and the Spout

Umm… hey, Oral Roberts Ministries, I know you’re proud of your magazine Miracles and all, but you should really get someone outside your staff to approve your covers… Wow… (Thanks to Meredith for the link!) [Read more...]

Druidry In An Uncommon Place…

Druidry is now an official religion in Britain: Druidry, an ancient Celtic belief that worships deities who take their forms in nature, has been given the official status of a ‘religion’ in Britain. It is a form of neo-paganism, along with Wicca, Voodoo and Shamanism. Surprisingly enough the belief system is already provided with tax-exempt [Read More...]

The Importance of Outreach

I’ve been speaking at a lot of places the past few months and it’s always nice to know that something I said connected with the audience. Reader Katy sent me this email the other day… it meant a lot to me and she was nice enough to give me permission to share it: Thanks so [Read More...]

Want to Win An Election? Turn to God

My latest piece for the Washington Post On Faith blog answers the questions: How should constituents interpret statements by politicians who see their campaigns and causes as part of God’s plan? How do you decipher God’s intentions for you? A part of my response: … we live in a society where too many people vote [Read More...]