President Obama Includes ‘Atheists and Agnostics’ as Part of America’s ‘Cultural Fabric’

After President Obama gave a shout-out to “nonbelievers” in his first inaugural address in 2009, atheists have felt a little bit out in the cold with our president. His record on ending discrimination in hiring within faith-based initiatives has been disappointing to nonexistent. His participation in the National Prayer Breakfast events has been galling and [Read More...]

Pastor Mark Driscoll: Wanna Date My Daughter? Show Me Your Browser History

Here’s a tough-but-practical question: If you and your partner are broke, should you get married and have kids?

My instinct is to say “If you want” and “No,” in that order. Money isn’t a prerequisite for marriage, but it’s certainly true that fights over money are a common cause for divorce. And if you have a choice, why not hold off on the children until you’re more financially stable? That, to me, at least seems sensible.

Pastor Mark Driscoll doesn’t say that. Instead, he uses the question as a starting point to tell the questioner that he’s not really a man and he needs to find another man to teach him how to become a man. Because men.

But first, a random creepy comment:

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The Pastor Who Delivered a One-Minute Sermon So He Could Watch Football Was Just Kidding

Gold Hill Lutheran Church Pastor Tim Christensen decided to play a joke on his congregation last weekend — but he didn’t know it would go this viral:



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An Atheist’s Deal for Anyone Who Wants to Preach to Him

The Irish Atheist is proposing a deal for proselytizers:

I’ll offer you a few hours of my time to minister to me if you’re willing to do the same and let me speak about atheism to members of your youth group (as well as anyone else who wants to respectfully sit in).


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A Gift for Atheist Parents: ‘Don’t Baptize’ Shirts for Their Babies

I know, I know, we talk a lot about not labeling babies with the religious beliefs of their parents… but this shirt is kind of awesome and I want it:



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