Why Does Tim Tebow Get to Send Religious Messages in the NFL?

You remember Tim Tebow. He’s the former University of Florida football player who tried to convert you with his eyes: Once he graduated, the NCAA ended up banning eye-billboards. Now, Tebow is a professional football player for the Denver Broncos. But since the NFL already bans eye-black messages, he has to figure out a different [Read More…]

When Atheists ‘Act Like Jesus’

It’s always interesting to hear Christians giving us credit where it’s due… Like this blogger, Mason, who speaks in Christianese but is trying to grapple with the fact that atheists can be kind and generous despite what the church might have him believe… It’s become pretty common that I’ll be involved in a deep discussion [Read More…]

Ask Richard: My Zealous Catholic Parents Are Indoctrinating My Kids

Hi Richard, I just found your site recently, and am finding it very helpful. Having been raised a guilt-stricken Catholic, it took me a long time to tell my parents that I no longer ascribe to the faith. My husband actually broke the news, as they are very loud and demeaning to me when they [Read More…]

Win a Copy of Red Neck, Blue Collar, Atheist

Hank Fox is an atheist from upstate New York and he’s just put out a book of his thoughts regarding religion called Red Neck, Blue Collar, Atheist: Simple Thoughts About Reason, Gods and Faith. This book is far more emotional than the other atheist books you may have read — it focuses on the transformation [Read More…]

A Teacher Bribes a Student with Jesus

I was reading the Chicago Tribune today and my jaw dropped when I saw this letter-to-the-editor from Ed Leighton: Eighteen months after graduating from a public high school, I had a chance encounter with Mr. Clark, my old guidance counselor. In what might have been a fishing expedition, he asked me who my most influential [Read More…]