October Speaking and Travel

Hey all! Sorry for the lack of substantive posts -- our ongoing series of guest contributors is still happening, and I've been doing some other writing that's kept me busy. Some of this will see the light of day soon, I promise. In the meantime, I have some exciting information about my speaking and travel this month -- in case you wanted to stalk me, I guess!This Sunday, October 10th, I will be heading to Boston, MA for a few days to hang out with the Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard, do some … [Read more...]

Tweeting with the Enemy: Forging an Unlikely Alliance

One of the things I enjoy most about my work is how often the fruits of my labor still surprise me.In seeking to build bridges between secular and religious communities, it is sometimes easy to get distracted by the numerous vocal detractors I encounter; particularly because the majority of critiques I get come from members of my own secular community. Because the work I do is so often met with criticism -- negative comments on my blog, youtube videos calling me a coward, and even … [Read more...]

SSA Summit Day One: Service, Collaboration, and Lessons from Queers

Sorry for the limited number of posts recently -- I hit the ground running upon returning to Chicago and immediately got sick. I'm still a bit ill but have continued to work in the interim. It's little wonder I fell sick; it was a long and winding trek. I started at the 2010 American Atheist Convention (AAC) in New York City / Newark, NJ, stopped by Washington, D.C. for some meetings, headed back north to Rochester, NY for Nazareth College's first-ever Interfaith Understanding Conference and, … [Read more...]

Exclusive: Hemant Mehta, Erik Roldan Speak Out on Sharing Secular Stories

We recently announced the launch of our Share Your Secular Story contest, a call for stories that aims to give secular folks an opportunity to paint a picture of what their life a secular individual is like. We couldn't be more excited about the great response the contest has gotten so far!Today we're thrilled to share with you exclusive statements from Hemant Mehta and Erik Roldan on the importance of this contest and why it is so necessary that secular folks give voice to their experiences … [Read more...]

Announcing the Share Your Secular Story Contest!

We've been hinting that something exciting has been in the works for the past couple weeks; well, folks, the day is finally here.We are so excited to announce the Share Your Secular Story contest, a call for stories by NonProphet Status!We're seeking previously unpublished personal stories written from a secular (Secular Humanist, Atheist, Agnostic, et al.) perspective. The stories of secular people are scattered because we as a people are scattered. Because there is little cohesion among … [Read more...]

Site Updates

Hey folks! A couple quick updates on what is going on in this little corner of the internet helpfully broken up below into brief bullet points for those with short attention spans:NonProphet Fans: We've had a tremendous response on our Facebook fan page, and are already nearing 200 fans! If you're not already, please become a fan and invite your friends. Also, don't forget to follow us on Twitter! Thank you so much for your interest and support.Facebook, Happiness and Relationships: Speaking … [Read more...]


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