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May 07, 2017
The Too-Small God
Compared to the vastness of space and time, the Bible God is a trivial thing....
April 02, 2017
Self-Led, Fulfilling, Free: My Life as an Atheist
From that moment on, it finally made sense to me. This was the god that...
March 19, 2017
Latino Out Of Water: From Superstitious to Atheist
I realized that there weren’t very many open Latino atheists that I was aware of....
March 12, 2017
Reflections of a Humanist Chaplain
My goal as a chaplain is to broaden the circle of inclusion, so that every...
July 31, 2015
Labels are (Sometimes) the Barbed-Wire Fencing Around Free-Range Apostasy.
Everywhere we look, we see attempts to shoehorn us, define and redefine us, box us...
June 06, 2015
5 Ways Atheists Helped Me Escape Religion.
I want to share a story from way way back when about why I personally...
May 20, 2015
7 Steps to Finding Your Purpose Without Religion
Think about how empowering it is to discover that 'thing' that draws our attention into...
May 13, 2015
The Blame Game.
I thought this survey was so straightforward that even the most dedicated ostriches in the...
May 12, 2015
Written by guest writer, Galen Broaddus Contrary to what might be the typical experience, I’ve...
April 24, 2015
“I’m Still the Same Person You Married!” Or Am I?
“I’m still me,” I insisted to her as she sobbed next to me in our...
April 08, 2015
When Your Child Is Terrified You’re Going to Hell
Two nights ago as I was working through the nighttime routines with my daughters I noticed...
March 29, 2015
Phil Robertson: Let’s Use Cousin Phil to Our Advantage
"We can’t win an argument with Phil Robertson because there’s no curing stupid." About Duck...
March 27, 2015
The Changing Face of Christianity’s Boogeyman.
Christian zealots adapt with the times. There must always be an enemy. If the flocks...
March 16, 2015
The Pastor’s Dilemma: Speaking to Power While Tending to Pain
(Guest post by Clergy Project member "Stan Bennett"-- Stan is still an active minister who...
March 10, 2015
When an Atheist Misses God
Many of you are aware of the difficulty involved in my journey out of religion...
February 19, 2015
What Christians Mean When They Use the Word “Atheist”
Christian media outlets are fond of touting the latest story about a “former atheist” becoming...
January 28, 2015
Say It Ain’t Poe: When Fake Letters Say Exactly What Too Many Christians Think
From time to time this editorial piece gets circulated in which a woman complains that...
January 28, 2015
What is Real?
Many products are designed to imitate the real thing. There is plastic decking that looks...
January 09, 2015
Why Life is Meaningful.
There are a lot of false dichotomies and false dilemmas in Christianity ("you're either with...
January 07, 2015
A Strange Sort of Evolution.
I think I've mentioned--probably only a few dozen times, sorry--that I deconverted in my mid-20s....
January 01, 2015
A Year Without God Led Ryan Bell to Life Without God
One year ago, Ryan Bell made the news when he announced his plan to live...
December 24, 2014
The Ghost of Christmas Past
Most of you are familiar with the Charles Dickens classic novella, A Christmas Carol. One...
December 02, 2014
A Note from an 8th Grader that Made My Day
One of these days I'll find the time to put my thoughts and my story...
November 28, 2014
10 Reasons Why I Would Invent Hell
(Today's guest post is by David Hayward) I think a lot about how our ideas...
November 27, 2014
Thanksgiving According to Atheists
This view of thankfulness limits gratitude to ‘what god(s) has done’. According to religion, all...
November 25, 2014
The Walking Wounded: Part 2- Nate Phelps
In the second installment of The Walking Wounded, Nate Phelps shares his struggle to find...
November 18, 2014
Learning to Embrace Blasphemy
You can tell how fresh a person's deconversion is by how easily he is offended by...
November 11, 2014
Losing My Religion (pt. 2)
The first letter I sent to my friends a couple of years ago in order to "come...
November 11, 2014
Losing My Religion (pt. 1)
What follows is a letter I wrote to a handful of friends a couple of...
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