When Times Are Tough, God Isn’t Going to Help You

David Hayward (a.k.a. nakedpastor) uses the saying “There are no atheists in foxholes” to point out a metaphorical truth: … I’ve seen and personally experienced people under extreme threat who realize their faith has totally evaporated. I’m convinced that we need to get in touch with our atheism, our unbelief. Is there a separate “Deity” [Read More…]

God Wants You to Wear ALL the Things

(via Scenes from a Multiverse — Thanks to Julien for the link!) [Read more…]

My View of the Atheist Movement… Circa 2007

A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to do something really cool: record an audiobook for I Sold My Soul on eBay. I know: it’s five years after the fact… but whatever I went to a sound studio on two separate occasions to recite the whole thing from start to finish. It marked [Read More…]

Christian Puts Up Billboard with Bible Verse Not Realizing He Just Threatened the President’s Life

A billboard featuring President Obama and a Biblical reference is getting investigated by the Secret Service: Milton Neitsch, Jr. of Victoria, Texas put up a billboard (in accusatory “Arabic”-y font) saying “Pray for Obama” and “Psalms 109:8” because the verse in question says this: Let his days be few; and let another take his office. [Read More…]

Why Mitt Romney Won’t Talk About His Faith

In the Los Angeles Review of Books, Laurie Winer has an incredible #longread piece documenting both the history of the Mormon Church and Mitt Romney‘s reluctance to talk about it at all. No doubt, Republicans will want to denounce this piece as some sort of attack on his faith. It’s not. It’s an honest telling [Read More…]