November 15, 2019

The story of Cain and Abel speaks more to me now than it ever did when I was a Christian. Read more

November 7, 2019

//When the woman saw that the fruit of the tree was good for food and pleasing to the eye, and also desirable for gaining wisdom, she took some and ate it. She also gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate it.// — Genesis 3:6 //A woman a should learn in quietness and full submission. I do not permit a woman to teach or to assume authority over a man; she must be quiet. For Adam was formed… Read more

November 6, 2019

Maybe atheists have more in common with the contradiction than you might think. Read more

July 8, 2019

Five words. Read more

July 7, 2019

This is how you can support the group that put them up. Read more

July 2, 2019

“In No God We Trust.” Thus saith the banners lining Main Street, where over 8 million tourists a year (not to mention the locals) walk in downtown Fort Worth. Texas. Right smack dab in the soul of Bible Belt country. The banners are part of an initiative to change the motto from “In God We Trust” to “E Pluribus Unum” – or, “Out of the many, one.” On July 14, 2019 Metroplex Atheist president Courtney Stewart and Aron Ra, two… Read more

June 5, 2019

Take your candle, and go light your world. Read more

June 3, 2019

“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” They’re the first words in the Bible and, for many of us atheists, they are highly offensive. Why do we have to put God there, right at the beginning? It’s really messed up in a disturbing way – as if, before our own experience, before logic, before reality itself…the Bible is saying that we have to start with God. As an atheist who is a former antitheist, I sympathize. Because… Read more

April 6, 2019

When we leave Christianity, it’s easy to hate it. After all, most of the people we know are Christian. They get together once a week. They paint us ex-Christians as terrible people, problematic anomalies, or patronizingly deficient “lost souls.” We might lose our spouses, our kids might become disappointed in us, our parents may be in tears, many of our “friends” might leave us, and our usual way of connecting with people – going to a church and bonding –… Read more

March 19, 2019

As an atheist, I have come across atheists with family members who think they are going to hell. I’ve also known Christians who are afraid to question their faith for fear that doing so would make them a hellbound ex-Christian, as well as (to a lesser extent) atheists whose previous fears of going to hell still haunt them on occasion. Then, of course, there are Christians who are secretly not sure they are going to heaven or hell when they… Read more

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