Hawaiian “Vacation”

While cooking my son and his friends breakfast burritos this morning, out of the blue, something began to trouble me. I started to think...

Non Stamp Collector

Marty is an avid stamp collector; a philatelist. "Stamp collecting is generally accepted as one of the areas that make up the wider subject of...

10 MORE Reasons Christianity Makes No Sense

When I published the predecessor to this article a few weeks ago, I received a good deal of feedback – the most frequent comment...

Conundrums in Genesis: Luminosity

The creation story in the first chapter of Genesis contains a number of items that are incoherent as well as incompatible with scientific discoveries....

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

In atheist discussion groups, I often hear people saying they could never date or marry a theist.  “I value rational thought too much,” one...

Ten Things I Really Wish Atheists Would Stop Doing

I confess: Usually when I read articles by atheists criticizing other atheists, I feel annoyed and maybe a little betrayed. “Why,” I ask myself, “are we picking on each other for atheism-ing wrong when we should be calling out public … Continue reading

No, Actually, Murder is Way Worse than Abortion

Now that I have stopped seething over it, I feel compelled to respond to Dwight Longnecker’s September 15 article explaining why abortion is “more serious than simple murder.”  Yes, that’s right, folks: The destruction of a clump of non-viable cells … Continue reading

“It’s OK, You Don’t Believe in Anything Anyway”

A couple of years ago, a casual acquaintance – I’ll call her Susie – out of the blue asked me what church I go...

The War on Atheists (and the World)

A bit about atheists: In a nutshell, atheists make sense of their world using observations of natural phenomenon. I am sure most atheists would agree....

If You Want the Right Answers, Ask the Right Questions.

Last week, I received my most recent full-color large-stock corporate mailer postcard from the local "Christian, Inc." On one side is a picture of a...