Dawn Sherman Featured in the Chicago Tribune

Imagine the pleasant surprise I had today when I opened up the Chicago Tribune and saw the following teaser on the upper left hand side of the paper (click to enlarge): So I open up the Tempo (a.k.a. features) section and see Dawn Sherman‘s picture taking up nearly the entire page! Dawn is, of course, [Read More...]

Survey Says Christians Are Annoying

A new study of people who do not regularly attend church by LifeWay Research, “the research arm of the Southern Baptist Convention,” shows us the following: 44% agree with the statement “Christians get on my nerves.” 72% agree that the church is “full of hypocrites.” 61% say the God of the Bible is “no different [Read More...]

Where Can Children of Atheist Parents Socialize?

Blog reader Tamy makes these comments (via email): We need more places that kids can got to socialize and NOT in churches. I feel compelled, because of my two children, to start a group that lets kids form relationships and discussion groups with their peers without the pressure of god. Does anything like this exist [Read More...]

Christian Miraculously Survives Dinner with Atheists

Ray Comfort took the Orange County Atheists up on an offer to join them for dinner. From the way Ray describes it, it’s like he wants to be praised for simply accepting the invitation and coming out of the IHOP (referred to as the “International House of Prayer” — zing!) without any visible bruises: I [Read More...]

Beth and Traci Go To Church

Beth Bates (a Christian) and Traci Cumbay (an atheist) are beginning to go to women’s church ministries in Indiana together. They’re blogging about their experiences at ChurchRater. I’m already liking Traci’s ability to create new words: Traci: The mingling with churchies while they’re all churched up intimidates me. Beth: Stay close to me — I’ll [Read More...]