Ellen Johnson Steps Down as American Atheists President

Some bittersweet news. Ellen Johnson is stepping down as president of American Atheists. In the spirit of obtaining all that she (and any other Atheist) can from one life the elegant, energetic and outspoken Ms. Johnson will now focus her passions on a new adventure. Just what that might be we do not yet know. [Read More...]

Ask an Atheist Panel

At Minnesota State University Mankato, the Campus Atheists and Agnostics recently hosted an “Ask an Atheist” panel. It’s like an open forum where people (religious or not) can pose questions to a group of atheists in an effort to dialogue and learn a bit more about who we are and what we do (and don’t) [Read More...]

This Award Is My God Now

Like Kathy Griffin, I won an unexpected award! Outreach Magazine — a magazine “designed to inspire, challenge and equip churches to connect with their communities and show the love of God to people both locally and globally” — just announced the winners of its annual Resource of the Year Awards. Guess which book was named [Read More...]

A Church Transforms

You know some of the churches are heading in this direction anyway… Connection Metro Church, which used its foyer coffee bars to attract visitors to its eight satellite churches in the Denver area, has decided to abandon ministry altogether to focus on coffee. “People liked the coffee a lot better than the ministry, according to [Read More...]

Jesus Glasses

It doesn’t matter if you’re an atheist or Christian or Muslim. If you’re teaching high school students, don’t tell the kids your personal thoughts on religion. It just makes everyone uncomfortable. Chad Farnan, a sophomore at Capistrano Valley High School, claims his Advanced Placement European history teacher, James Corbett, made hostile remarks toward Christianity. The [Read More...]