Christian Football Coaches Could Learn a Lesson from Doc Rivers

We’re so used to hearing stories of Christian football coaches at public schools who think they can and should lead their teams in prayer. They don’t give a damn about non-Christian players on their team, always falling back on the line, “No one ever complains,” never realizing that most students don’t want to cause conflict or paint a target on their own backs.

Those coaches could stand to learn a lesson from LA Clippers coach Doc Rivers.

There used to be a pre-game prayer when he first coached for the Orlando Magic in 1999, but that changed when Rivers saw someone on the outs:

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An Atheist TV Channel is Coming Soon… But Who’s Gonna Watch?

At a speech at Stanford Tuesday night, American Atheists President David Silverman announced that the organization would be launching “the first television channel dedicated to atheism” this summer:



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New Report Shows Shifting Religious Landscape for Hispanics, Many of Whom Are “Unaffiliated”

According to a new report by the Pew Research Center, 18% of Hispanics are unaffiliated with any religion (including 3% who are atheist or agnostic) — and 24% of Hispanic adults are former Catholics:



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11 Incredible Atheist Billboards Will Soon Go Up in Northern Ohio

The Freedom From Religion Foundation and its Northern Ohio Freethought Society chapter just put up 11 billboards throughout Cleveland and Akron urging other atheists to come out of the closet:



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Public School Superintendent Says No to Graduation Prayers; Now He’s Under Fire from the Community

Finally, a public school superintendent has done something right regarding prayer at graduation ceremonies.

Superintendent Sean Rickert (below, left) of the Pima Unified School District in Arizona decided that there would be no prayers during the high school graduation ceremony this year — and he’s getting criticized by members of the community because of it:



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