Ask Richard: New Dad Misses the Belief that God Will Protect his Daughter

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Good day Richard, my name is Ken and I have never been a strong believer in a Deity. As a kid my mom did teach us to believe in God, but over my 36 years on earth, I have seen and been a part of [Read More...]

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...]