Finding Solace: 10 Reasons Why You Should Visit a Local Church Community Even If You're Not Religious
Visiting a local church community even if you're not religious can give you many new and valuable experiences. What's interesting is that the Pew Research Center has found that more and more people in the United States of America are identifying as religiously unaffiliated. But don't let not affiliating with a religion stop you from missing out on .
1. Put Things Into Perspective
All too often, we focus so much on ourselves that we forget to consider our neighbors, our families, our fellow humans. Setting aside... continue reading
Why we don't need religion
For many years religion has been seen as a bastion of hope for many people of faith. My experience is quite the opposite. Growing up I never really be...
I don't want to be a Christian
I have been a believer in God and the Bible for a relatively short time, even though I grew up in the church. I accepted Jesus as my Lord and Savior m...
Bless You and All That Crap
I'm an Atheist so I don't normally invoke anything having to do with God or religion. That being said, God and religion are perpetually importuned upo...
I see the Pope
I see the Pope’s name in the headlines quite a bit recently, and I know that a lot of people, even those outside of the Catholic Church, think he is a...
Scientology in the Classroom?
European school systems have a long tradition of mandated religious education, which is becoming more difficult to implement as growing religious dive...
In Gosh We Trust
Holy cow! My word! Jiminy Crickets! When something surprising or unbelievable happens, what's your go-to phrase of exclamation?
Your complaint matters: but it bloody shouldn't Boy Scouts Are Gay
You may be one of 2200 people who had the time to call into a hotline recently and complain about the following sketch.
It's a sketch starring Rowan Atkinson as the new Archbishop of Canterbury, addressing his flock on the importance of Comic Relief. I'll not destroy the sketch entirely for those who didn't just... continue reading
My Father's Religious Freedom
In an article published by christianpost.com, I learned that the Boy Scouts of America visited the leaders of the Latter-day Saints, Southern Baptists, and Catholic Church regarding their level of support for a newly proposed policy on gay members of their troupes. The BSA publicly announced the possibility of a change... continue reading
Ohio Middle School Promotes Religions
My dad says that "freedom of religion" means Americans have the freedom to practice whatever religion they want...so long as they practice a religion. His interpretation of the First Amendment is that you are free to be religious, not free from religion.
When I looked up the definition of the word "religion", though... continue reading
Ireland's Church vs. State
According to an article published by Yahoo! News, an Ohio middle school is being sued by the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio and the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation for having a large portrait of Jesus hanging ostentatiously in an entranceway. The two groups hold that the portrait's support of o... continue reading
While the US battles for equal marriage options in a fight for civil rights, Ireland is still battling for the separation of church and state. Let's all breathe a collective sigh of relief that crazy religious nutjobs don't run our country (insert female voice dripping with sarcasm here).
For anyone unaware of what'... continue reading