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September 13, 2016
Out among the stars: Defeating the legacy of religious indoctrination
An ACE escapee finds his place in the universe after years of indoctrination. Contains references...
September 12, 2016
Leaving the Fold: A documentary about leaving religion
Or: How Def Leppard Made Me An Atheist
August 09, 2016
Christian website runs article “When God Sends Your Daughter a Black Husband”
Presumably the alternatives "When God Sends You a Racist Mother-in-Law" and "Help! My Mom Sounds...
August 03, 2016
Two meaningless creationist ‘science’ lessons
These Christian 'science' lessons don't just teach Genesis literally, they do it badly.
June 22, 2016
Michael: A short story
A short story, written in the wake of the Orlando shootings though not about them,...
June 10, 2016
The terrifying entry conditions for abusive Christian reform homes
Parents agreed to let their children be beaten while all incoming and outgoing communication was...
June 07, 2016
White evangelicalism perpetuates racial inequality
The evangelical worldview leaves little room to face institutionalised racism
June 02, 2016
Christian Rock Thursdays: Avoid cults (except ours!)
Of all the drivel Kenneth Copeland comes out with, it was this that bothered them...
May 27, 2016
Even conservative experts know Christian ‘discipline’ is abuse
About that '50 year study' on the effects of spanking...
May 26, 2016
An atheist wrote the theme tune for God’s Not Dead 2
The songwriter accused Jerry Falwell of "cultist ideals".
May 25, 2016
Beware the Jelly Creationists
Most creationists don't care how God did it, as long as he did.
May 24, 2016
When halloween is the enemy
Many parents are choosing Christian schools to avoid Halloween celebrations.
May 23, 2016
Stop calling abusive churches ‘cults’
Lucas Leonard was beaten to death in a church, not a cult.
May 19, 2016
Religious extremists are awesome when they argue
Watch Kenneth Copeland as he probably doesn't call the Holy Spirit a Mother****er.
March 10, 2016
When it comes right down to it, I’m still a fundamentalist
I don't believe anymore, but if I were going to believe, it would have to...
March 03, 2016
Ken Ham says teaching evolution is child abuse
Ken Ham has said teaching evolution is "intellectual child abuse". There is a sick irony...
February 15, 2016
What happened when my prosperity-preaching dad got a brain tumour
My dad was a locally renowned prosperity gospel preacher. When he died of a brain...
July 13, 2015
How Christianity set me up to become a pickup artist
In my last post, I talked about how Christianity taught me to be a Nice Guy....
July 06, 2015
Christians make the best Nice Guys (but not the nicest guys)
I've been thinking about Nice Guys. I used to be a Nice Guy. I like...
June 29, 2015
Bristol Palin, you are not a disappointment
My Patheos colleague (if I can call her that), Bristol Palin, is pregnant again, and...
June 08, 2015
It’s time for Christians to admit Jesus doesn’t change people
Therefore, if any one is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has passed...
May 29, 2015
Virginia home schooling chief praises child abuser Duggar as ‘exemplary’
This is a guest post by R.L. Stollar, Homeschoolers Anonymous Community Coordinator. It is reposted...
May 27, 2015
Ray Comfort’s fans line up to normalise child sexual assault
In the wake of the news that Josh Duggar sexually assaulted his sisters—sometimes while they...
March 27, 2015
Sorry, Tim Minchin, the Bible just doesn’t say that about rape
I love Tim Minchin. If I start watching him on YouTube, an hour will disappear....
March 20, 2015
Culture war lost as Christians discover puns
British webzine Christian Today has just run a very important article. It's called Ten Christian T-shirt...
March 04, 2015
Hardline Muslims and conservative Christians: so much in common
Until now, I've given Accelerated Christian Education a tough time on this blog, but I've...
February 27, 2015
The Power Team, or how evangelicals accidentally lie to kids
Over at Vice, there's an excellent article about The Power Team, a bunch of god-bothering...
January 21, 2015
I am 30. This was not supposed to happen.
Today is my 30th birthday. I realised recently that I never expected to be alive...
November 27, 2014
Christian Rock Thursdays: Home schooling saved my life (featuring Christian ska!)
Christian Rock Thursday are back! (Although they'll probably continue to be intermittent for the rest...
November 18, 2014
Accelerated Christian Education’s ugly history of racism
Oh hi everyone. Homeschoolers Anonymous is running a series on Homeschooling and Race. As part...
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