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.

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Ask Richard: Older Atheists Have Difficulties with Their Religious Families, Too (Part 1 of 2)

It doesn’t matter how old you are. Some people will always say your atheism is “just a phase.”

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Ask Richard: Atheist Student Struggles with Ethics Around Coming Out to the Family

Should a 21-year-old college student come out as an atheist to his family? He wants to be honest with them, but he knows it’ll break their hearts. Richard Wade offers some nuanced and thorough advice.

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Ex-Preacher’s Declaration Goes Viral: I Tried Believing the Bible, But “It’s Just Not True”

Kevin Wesley, who says he used to be a pastor, posted a video on Facebook last week explaining his atheism. That video has since gone viral but he may have lost his job as a result.

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How She Realized She Was an Atheist, Every Step of the Way

Rebecca Thering, like many readers, grew up going to church and eventually realized she was an atheist. She just published a blow-by-blow of how that transition happened and it’s fascinating to see how those little cracks in her faith eventually shattered:

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