I Drew the Line at Canaan

I quit attending church nearly six years ago, at which point I had already been an atheist for two. And let me tell you, it’s not easy attending church as an atheist, much less teaching Sunday School as one (interesting story I’ll tell you about another time). Today I’d like to tell you about the last [Read More…]

How Can Atheists Have Morals? (part one)

When someone asks me “How can atheists have morals?” he is typically doing one of two things: 1) He may be genuinely trying to understand how I can make moral decisions without believing in a transcendent, supernatural Lawgiver because he’s never given it much thought, or 2) he is not genuinely trying to understand me but rather is picking a fight, challenging me and accusing me of holding [Read More…]

How Can Atheists Have Morals? (part one)

When someone asks me “How can atheists have morals?” they are typically doing one of two things: 1) They may be genuinely trying to understand how I can make moral decisions without believing in a transcendent, supernatural Lawgiver because they’ve never given it much thought, or 2) they are not genuinely trying to understand me [Read More…]