Most of us don’t think about the ideologies that drive us, but how we behave because of them is telling.
DiaryDad’s character was defined in a shower once with the help of a clever bottle of shampoo. — Over plates of spicy Mexican food the other night I revealed to my wife a moment that was one of the most defining character experiences that I have had in my adult life. She was surprised that […]
DiaryDad teaches his kids about God in their Sunday school class, funny thing is… He is an atheist. — Most Sundays for the past 2 years you would find me in the a place that should be the last place you would look for me, in a church. Recently, more than just in a church, as […]
Dan Arel wants to get it right when it comes to teaching religion to his kids. Instructing them how to think—versus what to think—is where the difficulty comes in.
Ryan Bell of the Year Without God fame recounts his monumental two years without faith as he begins a life without secrets or cognitive dissonance.
As religious affiliation declines in the United States, more people feel free to question their faith.
We don’t realize the latent potential we have to flip the script and change the popular narrative of Muslim-panic and atheist-distrust. But it requires us to speak up, to defend each other against unfair attacks, and to try and see past our differences.
Where can we go when we give up the life of belief? A Year Without God: The Film‘s Ryan Bell has started a new venture, the website and podcast Life After God that focuses on counseling—and preaching to—the former congregation. — Where do believers go when their faith has run out? Is there a place […]
Jeremy McKeen remembers the mustard seed of faith that almost was. — “Between the Pope and air conditioning,” says Harry Block of Woody Allen’s 1997 Deconstructing Harry, “I’d choose air conditioning.” The Pope, however, does have a castle. And cool outfits. But the sentiment of that quote, that in our modern age an individual would choose science, […]
Believing you only get one life gives you more to live for, not less.
Ty Phillips shares a short tale of finding grace.
Raising children without myth, superstition, and religion is difficult at first.
Muslim lawyer and best-selling author Qasim Rashid has challenged Hirsi Ali to a public debate. Will she accept?