Interview with American Teen‘s Hannah Bailey

A few weeks ago, I had a chance to catch a screening of a new documentary, American Teen, a movie being called a “modern day Breakfast Club.” I loved the movie. Maybe it has something to do with having just taught at a high school similar to the one in the film, but I also [Read More...]

Excellence in Education from a Christian Perspective

That’s the tag line for A Beka Book company (owned by Pensacola Christian College). They provide textbooks for fundamentalist Christian homeschooling parents. They’re not too bad when it comes to Math (PDF): The text presents a Scriptural view of working, tithing, saving, paying taxes, and budgeting time and money and gives a positive introduction to [Read More...]

Thinking About Dating an Atheist?

A reader of this site has a dilemma. He just posted a profile on Part of his profile states that he’s an atheist. Right away, this is like kryptonite to a lot of potential dates who may not know what that means but see “atheist” as a dirty word. He writes: If we were [Read More...]

Stuff Christians Like

Taking a page (umm… rather, the whole book) from the hugely-popular Stuff White People Like, we now have Stuff Christians Like. And what do they like…? #140. Telling the pastor what his kids have been up to. #129. Chick-fil-A #97. Getting angry that Ned Flanders slept with that girl. #67. Editing Pop Culture. #53. Saying [Read More...]

Speed Atheisting

Here’s a novel approach to sharing the atheist viewpoint. It comes from the secular student group at The Ohio State University. On Thursday, Students for Freethought plans to have brief, but worthwhile, conversations with religious people who pass them by (kind of like speed-dating without the dating): We’ll have atheists manning tables and basically just [Read More...]