Megan Phelps-Roper Talks About How and Why She Left Westboro Baptist Church

Megan was raised in the hate group and became one of its most public faces… until suddenly, she was gone. She began questioning what she had been taught and realized the answers might lie with the people on the other side of the divide.

MPRWBCTED


[Read more…]

Ask Richard: Atheist Mother of Four Says “Coming Out” Could Mean Difficulties for Her Family

Should a 50-year-old atheist mother of four tell her extended family about her non-belief, or would that only make matters worse? Richard Wade gives her some powerful, sensible advice.

shutterstock_586172354


[Read more…]

An Evangelical Icon’s Son Left the Faith; Now They’ve Written a Book Discussing Their Differences

What happens when an evangelical Christian leader’s son turns out to be an atheist? Tony and Bart Campolo have written a book discussing their differences — and how they refuse to let their beliefs get in the way of their love for each other.

WhyIStayedLeft


[Read more…]

Actress and Author Annabelle Gurwitch Talks About Why She’s Openly Secular

Author and actress Annabelle Gurwitch is the latest celebrity to make a video for the Openly Secular campaign. She used to be religious, but began questioning faith after her son was born with congenital birth defects. Was that really part of God’s Plan?

GurwitchOpenlySecular


[Read more…]

Ask Richard: Older Atheists Have Difficulties with Their Religious Families, Too (Part 2 of 2)

A 61-year-old former seminary student wants to know if there’s a way to tell his siblings about his atheism.

shutterstock_515979955

[Read more…]