Guest Speakers at Public High School Encourage Students to Turn to God Instead of Food

We already know Alcoholics Anonymous is notorious for pushing the idea of God in their Twelve Step program (though there are secular alternatives to AA). But they’re not the only ones.

Will at Godless Teens is a freshman at a public high school in Colorado and, yesterday, his health class played host to guest speakers from Overeaters Anonymous, who were there to talk about “how people will often overeat to deal with stress.”

Initially, that wasn’t a problem… until Will saw (and took a picture of) what they had written on the board before class:

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A Gay Faculty Member Writes About Working at a Christian College

There have been a number of posts on this site about gay Christians who attend religious schools and have to keep their sexual orientation under wraps.

But we rarely hear from faculty members at those schools who have to keep their homosexuality hidden.

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I’m Against That Show I’ve Never Seen Before

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The High School Performing a Play About ‘Adam and Steve’ Isn’t Being Anti-Christian

When I was in college, I performed in a play that offered a satirical look at the Bible. It was funny, there was no controversy, and when it came down to it, the play was actually pretty respectful of the underlying story.

You could say similar things about Paul Rudnick‘s 1998 play “The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told,” a play that features a female God and the characters “Adam and Steve” and “Jane and Mabel.” In the second part of the play, the same characters become real couples, living in New York City, coming to terms with their own beliefs.

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We’re More Equal Than You Are

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