What Does the Shutting Down of Exodus International Mean for the Christian Church?

I’m working on a project with a local professor called The Atheist Voice in which I tackle some burning question people often ask atheists.

Today, we tackled current events — Alan Chambersapology to the LGBTQ community, the closing of Exodus International, and what it all means for the Christian church:

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! [Read more...]

An Atheist Picnic in Ohio

The Mid-Ohio Atheists are sponsoring a statewide picnic on Sunday, July 21st for atheists and the (non-proselytizing) general public.

I assume the signs they put up will look something like this:

They’re also running a contest to benefit a local homeless shelter:

A representative of Harmony House said what they need the most, and what most people don’t think to donate, is toilet paper, trash bags, and paper towels. So, the contest winner will be the one that brings the most of those three items. You can donate other things as well, but the contest will be decided on only the amount of toilet paper, trash bags, and paper towels that you bring. Prizes will be admission to the Great Lakes Atheists Convention in August, tee shirts, buttons, and pens.

If you can make it, you’ll be able to meet some great local activists while helping out a worthy cause. All the details are here! [Read more...]

Edward Tarte Hits a YouTube Milestone

Our friend and former Catholic priest Edward Tarte is still on YouTube and he just hit a major milestone: He recently posted his 1200th video:

Anyone who’s seen his math challenges, piano clips, or atheism-related talks knows how much passion he brings to his videos and how honest he is when talking about his past.

Congratulations, Edward! Here’s to many more. [Read more...]

Atheists Featured on North Carolina’s Light the Night Walk Handbook

The Foundation Beyond Belief blog reports some really cool news: The Triangle Freethought Society is featured on the cover of North Carolina’s Light the Night campaign handbook, representing all of us who walked during an event last year:

The caption reads “FBB 2012 Top non corporate team in the country.”

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The Pope’s First Day at Work

It’s hard out there for a Pope:

(Thanks to Ed for the link!) [Read more...]


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