Thoughts from Former Churchgoers

nakedpastor recently spoke to several friends who have left the church. Their statements about church sound like things I’ve heard from a lot of atheists: When they’ve been gone from church for a while and return they are all shocked by the strange lingo that people talk. It is a coded and getto-ized language that [Read More...]

Pro-Life Church Says They’ll Take Care of Any Babies You Give Them

Like many of you, I’m pro-choice without also being pro-abortion. I would love to see the number of abortions reduced (while birth control use increases) and I’m personally much happier to hear that a woman had a baby and gave it up for adoption rather than chose to abort it. (Of course, that choice depends [Read More...]

The Prosperity Gospel is a Bad Investment

As reader Scott points out, the picture says it all. The New York Times article discusses how Kenneth and Gloria Copeland (and other prosperity gospel preachers) are encouraging followers to give them money in order to get more money back from God. “God knows where the money is, and he knows how to get the [Read More...]

“Church” Wins Lottery and They Won’t Have to Pay Taxes On It

Of all the advantages of having a tax-exemption, I’ll admit this one never came to mind. … a Michigan church is $70,000 richer courtesy of the Michigan Lottery. The Covenant Life Worship Center and its 25 members in Haslett, Mich. had one of the second-prize tickets in the Lucky 7s raffle held May 4. … [Read More...]

Tennessee Atheists May Be Interested In This…

To folks near Collierville, Tennessee (close to Memphis), there’s an event going on in your area next week at the Collierville Church of Christ you may want to attend: a “Truth About Human Origins” Seminar with Brad Harrub. Here’s the schedule: Friday August 14: 7:00PM: Atheism’s Attack on America Saturday, August 15: 6:30PM: Is Genesis [Read More...]


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