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Atheists have morals too

Atheists have morals too

Just as not every Christian is inherently good, not every atheist is inherently evil. Many people may disagree with this, saying morals come from religion. The problem is, people judge people based on their religion, or lack of religion. It ...

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Online Communion: Good or Bad?

Online Communion: Good or Bad?

Has God gone virtual? Today, many nondenominational and denominational churches are offering services such as worship seminary and ordination counseling. Nondenominational churches have started to even offer online communion. Communion is an expression of faith to reenact the Last Supper ...

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Could ethics exist without religion?

Could ethics exist without religion?

Does our moral behavior derive from religion? Is it possible for us to be moral without being part of any religious group? One thing that is certain is that Western culture is based on Judeo-Christian philosophies. Almost every aspect of ...

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Zap the magic out of your kid's life, otherwise Jehovah will be sad

Zap the magic out of your kid's life, otherwise Jehovah will be sad

Toys that make kids happy make Jehovah sad … at least according to religious propaganda marketed to children. In a Christian cartoon clip (embedded below), a boy is excited about a toy that a friend gave him named “Sparlock the ...

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This week in really horrible Christian music…

This week in really horrible Christian music…

From time to time, I like to post truly awful — or at least entertaining — worship music. This one is so bad that it appears that one of the parishioners had dry heaves of the holy spirit or whatever. ...

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A look at the closed-court hearing for Christian mom who murdered her children by stoning

A look at the closed-court hearing for Christian mom who murdered her children by stoning

Deanna Laney was (is?) a member of the Assemblies of God church and sang in its choir. Being a devout Christian, Deanna Laney was very familiar with the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament story of Abraham being ordered by God to kill ...

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US Senate is trying to pull America into another religious war for Israel

US Senate is trying to pull America into another religious war for Israel

The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee yesterday passed a resolution stating that the US will support the Jewish state of Israel if Israel attacks Iran. This can only be devastating for Americans, America and the world. US politicians of both ...

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Is there a war on the Bible's Easter zombies?

Is there a war on the Bible's Easter zombies?

Conservative Christians believe there is a war on the Christian holy day of Christmas being waged by worldly progressives. It now appears their concerns have grown to include a war on Easter. Recently Fox News commentator Bill O'Reilly warned his ...

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Bible verses on toilet paper upsets some Christians

Bible verses on toilet paper upsets some Christians

A company from Finland that makes toilet paper, Metsa Tissue, prints uplifting quotes on its toilet paper. Inadvertently they printed quotes from the Bible which greatly upset some of the Christian clergy. Laila Riksaasen Dahl, a bishop from Norway where ...

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Who is God? Where is God?

Who is God? Where is God?

Big questions which no one can answer and that, of course, is where faith comes in. The atheists would say “simple – nowhere, he/it doesn't exist”. When Moses asked God his name he was told “I am that I am.” ...

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The Way of the Agnostic: A Review

The Way of the Agnostic: A Review

I was pointed to an article recently in The New York Times' "Opinionator" page titled The Way of the Agnostic, written by Gary Gutting. When I first skimmed this article on my smart phone, my reaction was a fairly positive ...

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Activism explained: Why we do it

Activism explained: Why we do it

It  is difficult for many people to understand my passion for civil rights. Even members of my own family are sometimes perplexed by the lengths I go to in order to get a message out. Yes, I know it is ...

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Jesus vs. God

Jesus vs. God

If you love and respect someone you would never say things bad about them that are not true. This is not the case regarding Jesus* and horrific things he attributed to God. Matthew 15:1-6 tells the story of Jesus having ...

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