Update to the Military Proselytizing Story

On Monday, Al Jazeera reported that American soldiers were illegally proselytizing in Afghanistan, distributing Bibles in native languages. On Tuesday, the military took action: Reuters News says the Bibles were confiscated and destroyed after Qatar-based Al Jazeer television showed soldiers at a Bible class on a base with a stack of Bibles translated into the [Read More...]

Why Are American Soldiers Illegally Proselytizing in Afghanistan?

And why do I have to hear about it from Al Jazeera? Ahmed Shah Ahmedzai said there must be a “serious investigation” after military chaplains stationed in the US air base at Bagram were filmed discussing how to distribute copies of the Bible printed in the country’s main Pashto and Dari languages. In one recorded [Read More...]

There Are Indeed Atheists in Foxholes

Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise: The video was created by ChuckyJesus666. (via The Hidden Atheist) [Read more...]

Is This Christian Chaplain Issuing a Death Threat?

Gordon James Klingenschmitt is a former Navy chaplain who is using his uniform and title (illegally) on his website, Pray In Jesus Name. It gives the false impression he’s still in his Navy role. Barry Lynn (of Americans United for Separation of Church and State) and Mikey Weinstein (of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation) sent [Read More...]

Atheist in Foxhole Told to Say Grace By Higher-Up

I can’t verify this story, but it’s not a stretch of the imagination to believe. Military atheists have had to endure a lot under the direction of Christian superiors. This is one of the smaller battles, but if it happened, it’s disappointing: My friend is in the military and on deployment. They had a mandatory [Read More...]