Camp Quest Texas, 2010

It’s never too early to get excited about Camp Quest! Amie Parsons, the director of CQ Texas, recently announced next year’s dates at the Texas Freethought Convention. Gotta love those presents at the end of the video (Thanks to Joe for the link!) [Read more...]

Ask Richard: A Christian Psychology Student is Dissatisfied with Her Christian College

Note: When a letter writer signs with their first name instead of a pseudonym, I randomly change their first name to add another layer of privacy. Hi Richard, I am currently getting my Master’s in Counseling. I am a Christian, but have never gone to a Christian school until now. The degree is broad enough [Read More...]

What’s the Relevance of the Bible Bee?

I love watching the Spelling Bee — despite what a lot of people think, most of the participants will tell you they don’t try to memorize every word in the dictionary. It’s next to impossible and not a good use of time. Instead, you should brush up on the derivations of words and know all [Read More...]

Islamic Nations Want to Pass Global Blasphemy Law

This doesn’t look like anything to worry about, but it is a disturbing proposal to the U.N. General Assembly and it needs to be stopped. Four years after cartoons of the prophet Muhammad set off violent protests across the Muslim world, Islamic nations are mounting a campaign for an international treaty to protect religious symbols [Read More...]

A Former Scientologist Speaks Out Against the Cult

Last week, I posted about Australian senator Nick Xenophon‘s inquiry into the Church of Scientology’s tax exempt status because of the crimes they have committed. Aaron Saxton was an “enforcer of the Church of Scientology’s policies in the Sea Org” Xenophon cited seven former Scientologists when making his case against them — Saxton was one [Read More...]