A Celebration of McCollum v. Board of Education

The landmark Supreme Court case McCollum v. Board of Education — which put a stop to religious education in public school — originated at a school district in Champaign, Illinois. In honor of the 65th anniversary of that decision, the Illini Secular Student Alliance will be hosting a screening this Thursday night of The Lord [Read More…]

Care to Design a Cover for My Audio Book…?

I mentioned before that the audio book version of I Sold My Soul on eBay will soon be coming out. Because it’s being released by a different publisher (Pitchstone Publishing) than the one that put out the book (Waterbrook Press), we can’t use the same cover: That’s why I’m asking readers for help. I have [Read More…]

I *Knew* I Shouldn’t Have Confessed…

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Ask Richard: Atheist’s Christian Father Poses Challenging Questions

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Hi Hemant and Richard, My dad is a fundamentalist Christian who has only recently discovered I’ve become an atheist. Luckily, he has a very logical/curious intellect which I know has been clouded by his own religious upbringing, and now he’s interested in engaging in a [Read More…]

Kirk Cameron Talks About His Atheist Past, ‘Liberal Press’

For several months, former Growing Pains star Kirk Cameron has been under fire from LGBT activists for an interview with Piers Morgan in which Cameron said homosexuality was “unnatural,” “detrimental,” and “destructive.” Cameron is a born-again Christian who speaks frequently about how his faith affects his life. As recently as July, Cameron made headlines again for [Read More…]