Cultish Christian College

The Globe and Mail has an exposé on Grenville Christian College in Canada. It’s in several parts: Christian sect with shadowy past has ‘evolved over the years’ (link) Dark past behind school’s demise (link) Brockville’s local paper was advised not to publish abuse allegations (link) Apology for ‘hurt and pain’ at private school (link) Born [Read More...]

Sowing the Seeds of Faith by Cutting Down the Neighbors’ Plant

It’s late. We had open house for parents at my high school tonight. It was a very long day. I’m exhausted. But this got me riled up enough to write something… Russell (an atheist) and Ginny (an agnostic atheist) have lived in their neighborhood for six years. They haven’t spoken to their religious neighbors in [Read More...]

This is Worse Than a Flight on Air India

You should cancel any future flights on Nepal Airlines. They’ve been having problems with one of their two aircrafts. Some services have been suspended the past few weeks. How did the airline respond to the problem? Officials at Nepal’s state-run airline have sacrificed two goats to appease Akash Bhairab, the Hindu sky god, following technical [Read More...]

Atheist Saves a Life; All in a Day’s Work

ChooseDoubt saved a drowning child! A two year old boy fell into a river. No one saw him fall in and the river itself looks more like chocolate than water with the amount of silt in it. I noticed that the boy was there one minute and when I turned back he was nowhere to [Read More...]

Dr. Francis Collins on Point of Inquiry

If you haven’t heard it yet, Dr. Francis Collins, head of the Human Genome Project and an Evangelical Christian, was on Point of Inquiry with DJ Grothe to discuss his work, his faith, and his book The Language of God. DJ asked the questions that most stand out in my mind (especially regarding how Collins [Read More...]