Another Way To Review a Church

When I went to churches, I only wrote about my experiences there. I should’ve gone one step further and asked to write their bulletins like Rat in Pearls Before Swine: That’s where all the real power is… [Read more…]

ACLU of Virginia Defends Christian Students

You hear all the time that the ACLU is just a group of liberal atheists, but members of the organization (I’m one of them) and those who simply pay attention to what they do know otherwise. Case in point: Christian athletes at Floyd County High School in Virginia put copies of the Ten Commandments up [Read More…]

An Atheist Group at a Lutheran Campus

It’s hard enough to begin an atheist group at a secular school, but it’s even harder when you go a “religious” campus. The hoops you have to jump through and the stigma from other students and administrators can be overwhelming. But when such a group exists, it’s amazing how many students flock to it. There’s [Read More…]

An Alternative to Coexisting?

I’m not sure how many atheists have this Coexist bumper sticker on their car… Coexisting is fine. I’m all for that. But the sticker seems to imply that we shouldn’t criticize the beliefs of people who cling to these faiths. And that’s ridiculous. By all means, treat religious people with respect. Their ideas and beliefs, [Read More…]

Ask Richard: Should I Count Myself Lucky?

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Dear Richard, I am not asking for advice but being simply curious if I should count my self lucky. Up until the age of 10 my family attended our Episcopal church every Sunday without fail, something I had always hated. At this point I still [Read More…]