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Does prayer really work?

Does prayer really work?

Does Prayer Really Work? Some believers say yes, and some skeptics say no. On the yes side, there have been immense amounts of studies that have noted the responses of patients who had a myriad of different ailments who responded ...

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Florida governor responds to protesters with a 'day of prayer' declaration

Florida governor responds to protesters with a 'day of prayer' declaration

After meeting with protestors occupying the lobby outside his office in the state capitol, Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a "day of prayer" over the Zimmerman verdict in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. About 60 protesters had camped outside ...

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Overt Christian prayer delivered at high school graduation ceremony in spite of objections

Overt Christian prayer delivered at high school graduation ceremony in spite of objections

Lincoln County High School in Kentucky has a long-s tradition of offering up a prayer to the Christian God. That tradition almost ended this year, but in spite of complaints and intervention by civil rights activists, the tradition endured for ...

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Arkansas legislature considering allowing parishioners to carry concealed weapons to church

Arkansas legislature considering allowing parishioners to carry concealed weapons to church

Arkansas is one of ten states where concealed weapons are banned in places of worship, but that may be changing soon.   The proposal failed before, but there is a good chance it could pass this year in the Republican dominated ...

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Anti-gay Pastor chosen to deliver Obama inaugural benediction has been removed

Anti-gay Pastor chosen to deliver Obama inaugural benediction has been removed

UPDATE: Pastor Louie Giglio had been removed by the the Presidential Inauguration Committee to deliver the benediction at Obama's swearing-in ceremony. Giglio is the Pastor of Passion City Church, based out of Georgia. Giglio was chosen only two days ago ...

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Young man with Down syndrome gives special prayers that are shared by his mother

Young man with Down syndrome gives special prayers that are shared by his mother

A young man with Down syndrome named Charlie has been giving special prayers for the world and his mother, through YouTube videos, is doing what she can to share his spiritual messages. According to his mom, Jannirose, Charlie began receiving ...

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This week's poll: Do you pray?

This week's poll:  Do you pray?

Back in 2008, Jennifer Harper of The Washington Times reported that Americans pray a lot – in fact, some pray several times a day.  According to Harper, "Prayer is the most commonly used “alternative medicine,” according to a survey of more ...

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Illinois Democratic Rep La Shawn Ford calls for official worship and religious shrines in public schools

Illinois Democratic Rep La Shawn Ford calls for official worship and religious shrines in public schools

La Shawn Ford, a Democrat from Chicago  stated that he would like to see more prayer in public schools. According to a story filed by CBS radio affiliate, KMOX, Ford stated to a group of clergy, “I also urge the ministers ...

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Fallout from Connecticut shooting taking many forms

Fallout from Connecticut shooting taking many forms

In the wake of the tragedy at Sandy Creek Elementary School in Newtown, CT that ended the lives of twenty children aged six and seven, as well as six adults, the call to renew the assault weapons ban or the ...

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Nothing Fails Like Prayer

Nothing Fails Like Prayer

The claim that God answers prayer is contrary to reality. Outside of the obvious, glaring reality that there is no God, coincidence plays a major role in the believer’s lack of understanding about how the world works. Let’s take the ...

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Pentagon prayer breakfast to feature discredited pastor

Pentagon prayer breakfast to feature discredited pastor

The Huffington Post reports that discredited Pastor Ray Giunta will be the featured guest speaker at the Defense Department's prayer breakfast, to be held at the Pentagon on Wednesday, 28 November. Giunta gained his infamy after illegally procuring over $10,000.00 (US) from ...

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God lets babies die … so popular atheist and artist creates humanitarian fundraiser

God lets babies die … so popular atheist and artist creates humanitarian fundraiser

"DarkMatter 2525" is a popular atheism channel on YouTube, featuring original cartoon works depicting basic criticisms that atheists have about theism.  Dark Matter has over 73,000 subscribers on YouTube and his videos have been viewed almost 10 million times. In ...

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The task of moral education

The task of moral education

The task of moral education is to help people to predict the consequences of actions they are considering. What will the long-term, short-term and immediate rewards be, and what will be the drawbacks? This is the basis for morality and ...

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