Reading Time: < 1 minute An 81-year-old woman who taught Sunday School for 54 years in Watertown, NY, was dismissed from her First Baptist Church position because… well, apparently they discovered she was a woman. And as we all know, women should keep silent. At least, that’s what the church board said to her. Their letter quoted 1 Timothy 2:12: “I do […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute Only in Kansas… a man saw the Virgin Mary in his George Foreman Grill drip pan. The story is here. Which raises some interesting questions:
SSA eNews 12
Reading Time: < 1 minute The Secular Student Alliance released it’s latest electronic newsletter, which has some wonderful articles. Read it here!
Godless Who’s Who
Reading Time: < 1 minute Beliefnet.com recently put out a list called “Who’s Who Among the Godless,” talking about those atheists who are “leading the charge” on atheist issues. There are some notables missing (Dawkins?), but perhaps this list is just limited to Americans. In which case I think arguments could be made for some people who should be in […]
The Top 5 Televange-List
Reading Time: 4 minutes My favorite Christian TV personalities…
Reading Time: < 1 minute That’s a book cover. Which means… there is a book coming out!
30 Days – Part 2 of 2 and more…
Reading Time: 2 minutes For those who read the earlier posting, my friend Andrew asked that it be taken down, just in case opinions of his were mistaken to be opinions of the family on the 30 Days show. But I finally had a chance to see the episode today, so you get to hear my take instead. (Yes, […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes In the July/August, 2006 issue of The Humanist (the magazine for the American Humanist Association), contributor Jeff Nall wrote an article about “overcoming antagonistic atheism.” He talks about the bad image atheists have and why we have it. He also talks about how to overcome the image.
30 Days – Part 1 of 2
Reading Time: 2 minutes 30 Days is a show on the FX network hosted by Morgan Spurlock from Supersize Me. The premise is that one person lives ouside his/her comfort zone for a month to see what happens. Previously, for example, a straight guy (and homophobe) lived with a gay guy and a devout Christian lived with a Muslim […]
Atheists Removing Crosses
Reading Time: 3 minutes In Utah, when highway patrol officers are killed on the job, they are memorialized by a cross. It doesn’t matter what religion the person is or if the person is an atheist. A cross is put up. On government property. According to Utah Highway Patrol spokesman Jeff Nigbur, “We chose the cross because the cross […]