‘God’s Not Dead’ Didn’t Have a Horrible Opening Weekend at the Box Office… and That Should Terrify All of Us

According to Box Office Mojo, one of the highest-grossing movies this weekend was… God’s Not Dead:

That would be the Christian movie starring Kevin “Hercules” Sorbo. He plays a godless college professor trying to indoctrinate his students into losing their faith… until he runs into one brave Christian. It’s one of those movies ripped right from the pages of Snopes.

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Is Atheism Bad for Business in Hollywood?

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses whether or not Hollywood is biased against atheism-themed movies:

You can read more about this issue here.

We’d love to hear your thoughts on the project — more videos will be posted soon — and we’d also appreciate your suggestions as to which questions we ought to tackle next!

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Nickel Creek Just Released a Song About Pastor Harold Camping’s Misguided Rapture Prediction

If you’re a fan of the band Nickel Creek (like I am), and you’re super-excited about their reunion and upcoming album (like I am), then you should definitely check out this just-released song from A Dotted Line (like I did).

“21st of May” was written by Sean Watkins the day before Pastor Harold Camping (wrongly) predicted the Rapture would occur — The band jokes on YouTube: “It was a close call but we made it” — and it’s sung from Camping’s perspective:

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They’re Turning a Chick Tract About Dungeons & Dragons Into a Movie Now…

In 1984, Jack Chick wrote another one of his obnoxious tracts where the Christians are good and the non-Christians are evil and all paths not leading directly to Christ are to be avoided at all costs. This particular tract was about the horrors of Dungeons & Dragons:

Yep, that’s what the game will do to you…

And now that comic is turning into a (presumably awful) Christian movie called Dark Dungeons:

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Former ‘Two and a Half Men’ Star is Now a Spokesperson for Jesus

The last time we heard from Angus T. Jones, the “half” in “Two and a Half Men,” he was making about $300,000 per episode but ready to throw it all away because he was morally opposed to the show’s plotlines, which went against his Seventh-day Adventist values.

It wasn’t all that different from what happened with Kirk Cameron during his Growing Pains days after he became ultra-religious:

Once he converted to Christianity, he sometimes clashed with his fellow cast members and the show’s producers over what he felt were immoral story lines.

Now, a year after leaving the show, Jones is back in the spotlight. He recently spoke at World Harvest Outreach Church in Houston about how he found God:

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