An Atheist and a Christian: A Love Story… Update!

I wrote about Kate and Erik a while back — they’re the atheist and Christian couple who found a way to make their relationship work. Both comment on this site frequently. There’s a bit of an update… They’re engaged! I take full credit, of course. (The first child better be named Hemant.) Congratulations to them [Read more...]

Why Does God Hate Stephen Baldwin?

The Baldwin who bleeds Christianity… has filed for bankruptcy. A filing Tuesday in federal court in New York shows that Baldwin owes $1.2 million in two mortgages on a property about 30 miles north of New York City valued at $1.1 million. The document shows he also owes more than $1 million in taxes and [Read More...]

What if Judge Sonia Sotomayor Declared Her Atheism?

A candidate judge in South Africa was being grilled by the Judicial Service Commission. The judge, Senior Counsel Torquil Paterson, made this comment regarding why he left the priesthood to work in law: “I left the church for a variety of reasons, chief among them being that I realised God does not exist. I am [Read More...]

The Christian Version of Porn

Usually, Christian goods are pretty crappy compared to the real, secular versions… but the acting in this Christian porn is *way* better than anything I’ve ever… um… read. It’s possibly NSFW. So *that’s* how Quiverfull families happen… ***Update***: Totally missed this the first time. The lady in the sketch is Stephanie Courtney (the one from [Read More...]

Ask Richard: Hard to Throw Away Books, Even Gawdawful Ones

Dear Richard, Another book related question! Yay! I love books. I’m almost at the level of Thomas Jefferson in that regard. I can’t deny myself a book. Today, I broke my prohibition on going into bookstores and walked out with an arm load. While I can imagine having books stacked floor to ceiling, my wife [Read More...]