A Christian Rock Band Fired Him for Being an Atheist; Now, He Tells His Story

Back in 2008, the popular Christian rock band Haste the Day kicked out one of its guitarists, Jason Barnes, because he was an atheist. When I posted about it then, I had no idea what prompted his deconversion. Roy Culver recently caught up with Barnes and asked him about what made him walk away from [Read More...]

It’s the Role Tim Minchin Was Born to Play

Looks like atheist comedian/singer Tim Minchin will be playing Judas in an upcoming production of the rock opera “Jesus Christ Superstar”: He will join the pop singer Nicole Scherzinger, playing Mary Magdalene, in an arena tour of the musical by Lord Lloyd Webber and Sir Tim Rice which will open at London’s O2 arena this [Read More...]

What TV Show Offers the Best Religion Coverage?

Are there any shows that cover religion in a fair way? That is, they don’t push one particular belief system (or even faith in general) but offer somewhat a little more nuanced? Mark Oppenheimer argues that The Daily Show stands above the rest: Stewart comes at religion with buckets of derision, but I do not [Read More...]

Jack Black: ‘I’m Kind of an Atheist’

In an interview on NPR’s Fresh Air yesterday, Jack Black stated that he was an atheist who got his “spiritual needs” in other ways. You can hear it around the 14:10 mark in the interview: “I don’t have any real spirituality in my life — I’m kind of an atheist — but when music can [Read More...]

‘Real Housewives’ Producers Seeking Christian Women for New Show

Producers from Bravo’s successful “Real Housewives” series will soon be searching for a cast of Californian Christians for a new reality show, according to Huffington Post. The producers are said to have been inspired by ABC’s show “GCB” (based on the book Good Christian Bitches) and told Huffington Post that they think featuring religious women [Read More...]


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