Guest post: Theresa MacBain has a new internet home.

Theresa MacBain has a new blog, so I invited her to do a guest post here to talk about it.  Enjoy!   I’m Baaack! That’s right!  Many of you will remember my old blog, The Agnostic Pastor. While still an active pastor, I developed this blog as a way to communicate my journey from faith [Read More…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

Your morning happiness #2: my childhood home.

This morning my father captured this sunrise in the back field of my childhood home. I’ve lived lots of different places and been all around the country.  This will always be home for me.  I can’t wait to get back over the holidays. [Read more…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

Your morning happiness: it came for the hugs.

First some good news: my Extra Life campaign sent over $1,329 to the pediatrics division at KU Med!  Thank you everybody who donated, shared the fundraiser, and swung by to keep me company! That’s morning happiness enough, but in the interest of giving it my all, here’s a cat who came for the hugs: [Read more…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

Temperature versus Snowfall

Saturday, during JT’s beat-people-up-athon, and also looking for an excuse not to rake leaves, I thought it’d be interesting to see if I could investigate this particular question. [Read more…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

Man who drove a car into the Oklahoma ten commandments monument is a Christian.

Immediately after the news hit that someone wrecked a car into the ten commandments monument on the Oklahoma capitol building many people, including many atheists (like myself and Hemant), assumed the perpetrator was an atheist.  Then, when Michael Tate Reed Jr. was arrested and said that Satan told him to do it, the atheists corrected [Read More…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

All day Extra Life stream! Raising money for sick children!

Total so far: $1,104/$2,500 Most recent donor: Adam $100 Ok, we’re gaming to raise money for sick children! Watch live video from JTEberhard on www.twitch.tv For those who don’t know about the Extra Life movement, here’s a video that tells the story: Here’s the situation: I blogged yesterday how I would be starting my fundraiser [Read More…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

We have received a $300 matching offer for the Extra Life fundraiser tomorrow!!!

Geez, so much happening in the news today.  I don’t want to saturate the blog, but I literally have 15 more stories I wanted to write about today (and may crank out a few).  So if this is to be my last post today, let’s end on some good news!  I’ve received a matching offer [Read More…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

Turkish woman arrested for stepping on the Quran.

Turkey: the poster child for a moderate Muslim society.  It’s also the place where a woman was recently arrested for stepping on a copy of the Quran which she owned: A Turkish woman was arrested on suspicion of blasphemy and inciting religious hatred after allegedly stepping on Holy Quran and then posting the picture on [Read More…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

Suspect in custody re: Oklahoma ten commandments monument. He doesn’t seem to be an atheist.

Oklahoma police have arrested a suspect (who has confessed) in the destruction of the 10 commandments monument.  The guy who drove the car into the monument, regardless of whether he’s an atheist, should definitely have some mandatory psychological counseling assigned to him: Officials say someone drove their car into monument Thursday night, smashing it to [Read More…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

Christian woman in Pakistan could face death penalty for blasphemy.

A Christian woman in Pakistan is having to defend herself from the state against charges of blasphemy, with her life hanging in the balance. A Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan plans to take her case to the country’s highest court after a high court last week rejected her appeal, her attorney [Read More…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

Whoever drove a car into the Oklahoma ten commandments monument is an idiot.

I’ve often said that while atheism is the rational conclusion, that is no guarantee that an atheist reached that conclusion rationally or that they will be a good or rational person (the same is true of Christianity, except that it’s not a reasonable conclusion).  Here’s my exhibit A: A controversial monument of the Ten Commandments [Read More…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

Holy crap. I reached my (original) Extra Life fundraising goal without fragging a single n00b.

I just received an email from Extra Life: JT, You came, you saw, you conquered!  Congratulations on another donation and for reaching your fundraising goal with Extra Life.  Your commitment and compassion translates to lifesaving care and equipment for local kids, and we couldn’t be happier that you gave of your time and your voice [Read More…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

Dupuy: Republicans safe from Ebola.

Thanks to Keith Lowell Jensen for this one: [Read more…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

New York street renamed to “George Carlin Way” despite protests from local parish.

Comedian Kevin Bartini has been working for three years to get the street where George Carlin grew up renamed in his honor.  Everybody seemed on board except for the local Catholic church on the block: And then some, as it turned out. In October 2011, Bartini talked to members of Community Board 9, which would [Read More…]

Stay in touch with the WWJTD blog and like JT Eberhard on Facebook:

CLOSE | X

HIDE | X