Announcement

That’s a book cover.  Which means… there is a book coming out!  (more…) Read more

30 Days – Part 2 of 2 and more…

For those who read the earlier posting, my friend Andrew asked that it be taken down, just in case opinions of his were mistaken to be opinions of the family on the 30 Days show. But I finally had a chance to see the episode today, so you get to hear my take instead. (Yes, exciting!) (more…) Read more

The Humanist

In the July/August, 2006 issue of The Humanist (the magazine for the American Humanist Association), contributor Jeff Nall wrote an article about “overcoming antagonistic atheism.”  He talks about the bad image atheists have and why we have it.  He also talks about how to overcome the image.  (more…) Read more

30 Days – Part 1 of 2

30 Days is a show on the FX network hosted by Morgan Spurlock from Supersize Me. The premise is that one person lives ouside his/her comfort zone for a month to see what happens. Previously, for example, a straight guy (and homophobe) lived with a gay guy and a devout Christian lived with a Muslim family. It’s like Wife Swap. But good. And much more serious. (more…) Read more

Atheists Removing Crosses

In Utah, when highway patrol officers are killed on the job, they are memorialized by a cross. It doesn’t matter what religion the person is or if the person is an atheist. A cross is put up. On government property. According to Utah Highway Patrol spokesman Jeff Nigbur, “We chose the cross because the cross is the international sign of peace, and it has no religious significance in it.” No, a dove is a symbol for peace. A blue ribbon… Read more

Morality Without God?

Can people who don’t believe in God still be moral? I’ve read many Christian books that say “No”… For example, in “I Don’t Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist” by Frank Turek and Norman L. Geisler, the authors write: “… if the atheists are right, then we might as well lie, cheat, and steal to get what we want because this life is all there is, and there are no consequences in eternity.” (p.68) (more…) Read more

In God We Trust?

The White House proclaimed on Sunday: On the 50th anniversary of our national motto, “In God We Trust,” we reflect on these words that guide millions of Americans, recognize the blessings of the Creator, and offer our thanks for His great gift of liberty. From its earliest days, the United States has been a Nation of faith. During the War of 1812, as the morning light revealed that the battle torn American flag still flew above Fort McHenry, Francis Scott… Read more

Why Wouldn’t I Want It?

Blog reader Caitlin writes: II don’t know what story im replying to but that’s not why I am here. I need to ask questions, I need to know. What is it like to be an athiest? How can you feel fulfilled? i am a 14 year old girl, and never ahve felt so strongly in God in my life. I was always brought up as a catholic bbut I still didnt feel special because I really hadnt become serious about… Read more

Leadership

Leadership, a “practical journal for church leaders,” did a very nice story on the eBay auction.  It’s in the Summer 2006 issue.  Read it by clicking on the image (if the image is too small, click the “expand” icon on the bottom right): (more…) Read more

Colbert Report

Monday night, Stephen Colbert ran down his Threatdown list on the Colbert Report. #5 on the list? Camp Quest, the atheist summer camp. (more…) Read more

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