An Atheist Goes to a Christian Men’s Conference (Part 1)

This is a guest post by Zachary Moore. Zachary is active in the Texas freethought community, serving as Coordinator of the Dallas/Fort Worth Coalition of Reason, Executive Director of the Fellowship of Freethought in Dallas, and Treasurer of Camp Quest Texas. He loves visiting churches and other houses of worship, and is not yet willing [Read More…]

John Freshwater’s Appeal is Denied

Remember John Freshwater, the Creationism-spewing science teacher who branded his students with a cross? He had been fired (after a long court battle)… but he appealed the decision. Today, Judge Otho Eyster denied the appeal. … there is clear and convincing evidence to support the Board of Education’s termination of Freshwater’s contract(s) for good and [Read More…]

An Atheist’s Heartfelt Love Song

Singer/songwriter Billy Franks has an album called “Sex Laughter & Meditation” and he gave me permission to let readers download one of the songs off that CD. It’s called “Sometimes I Wish There Was a God So I Could Pray For Him To Watch Over My Children” and you can download it for free by [Read More…]

What Would Happen if a Mormon Woman Fell for an Atheist Philosopher…?

This is the first line of a description for the book A Lost Argument: A Latter-Day Novel (Strange Violin Editions): The summer after her freshman year at all-Mormon Brigham Young University, Marguerite Farnsworth falls in love with philosophy by way of falling in love with an atheist philosophy student. Blasphemous! I like where this is [Read More…]

Jesus Harvest Seeds

Quick: What are these? If you said Candy Corn… you’re apparently wrong. Rebekah Kuschmider of the Washington Times found that out when she went shopping recently: I saw a bag of candy corn in the prematurely erected Halloween display in my grocery store, and needless to say, I had to get closer to investigate this… [Read More…]