Faith Leaders Take Advantage of Women, Survey Says

Here’s a depressing statistic: One in every 33 women who attend worship services regularly has been the target of sexual advances by a religious leader, a survey released Wednesday says. The study, by Baylor University researchers, found that the problem is so pervasive that it almost certainly involves a wide range of denominations, religious traditions [Read More...]

Chester Cook, the Airport Chaplain

Say what you will about religious chaplains, Rev. Chester Cook is not too bad of a guy. I actually wouldn’t mind his services every now and then… By some definitions, Cook has the largest church in the country. As the full-time chaplain of Atlanta’s international airport, his flock includes the 56,000 employees and a quarter [Read More...]

A Skeptic’s South Park

Crispian Jago never fails to make me laugh, this time with his South Parkerizor: The full strip features Ben Goldacre, Carl Sagan, Richard Dawkins, Simon Singh, and Tim MInchin, and it can be seen at his site. [Read more...]

Vandals Put Atheist Message on Utah Construction Sign

A construction sign in Utah that normally warns drivers of delays on the roads was vandalized on Wednesday to read something very different: The message — “It’s official… God does not exist” — was up there for several hours, ironically, next to a Mormon church. I don’t think the message itself is as big a [Read More...]

God Sends Allen Iverson to Memphis

Basketball player Allen Iverson recently Tweeted this regarding his future team: God Chose Memphis as the place that I will continue my career. Apparently, God wasn’t feeling too confident because Iverson only signed a one-year contract with the team. The Memphis Grizzlies were ranked among the worst NBA teams over the past few years, never [Read More...]