Together, But at What Price? Anglican Ruling Against Same-Sex Marriage Marginalises US Church

After painful negotiations, leaders of the Anglican church have decided to “walk together” in spite of having deep differences on the subject of marriage.

What’s The Point in Losing Faith?

Sometimes the point of being lost is to find the questions you never thought to ask.

The Radical Soul: When Standing Firm for Cherished Beliefs Goes Bad

While the term “radical” is thrown around loosely these days, standing for what you think is right might be wrong.

Transcending Religious Ideas is Easy, Transcending Religious Thinking is Hard

Getting rid of the idea of Heaven doesn’t necessarily rid us of the longing for a painless paradise. John Faithful Hamer on religious conversation.

How to Argue Down an “Ex-Gay” Therapist and Feel Compassion for Him

The “Ex-gay” therapist did not know who he was messing with. He did when they got through.

12 Steps, Religion And A Secular Alternative

” …(A)ny alcoholic capable of honestly facing his problems in the light of our experience can recover, provided he does not close his mind to all spiritual concepts. He can only be defeated by an attitude of intolerance or belligerent denial.”

The Shia-Sunni Schism is about Politics, Not about Islam

The history Shia-Sunni tensions is not at all what the media would have you think.

Why Are You Teaching About God…You Are An Atheist!

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 […]

Have You Lost Your Ability to Think Because of the Media?

Many of us have become observers of the world around us, seldom thinking of the consequences of our in-actions.

What Is Religion And Do You Understand It?

Religion, in all its forms, is the key to understanding our collective humanity and bridging the divide between people.

Spiritually Fit Dad

Chris Forte on how his vacation is helping him recognize his spirituality.

52 Tasks To Becoming A Better Man: Task 52

Faith lies in the heart, not the head. – Joe Doe

God Isn’t a Bad Word (It’s Just One We Don’t Use)—Raising Children Without Religious Belief

Raising children without religion can be just as difficult as bringing them up with belief. Jeremy McKeen explains how.

Why I Stopped Hating the Church

When Steve Austin was sexually abused as a little boy, his parents told no one, and turned to prayer. For years he railed at this injustice and others he found in the church. Finally, he made peace with what he learned from his faith, and forgave what he did not get.

Yes, Let’s have a Frank and Open Discussion About the Causes of Extremism and Terrorism

Everyone is sad and frustrated. So why aren’t we talking about it?

7 Reasons Why Christmas Should Still Matter to You

I Asked My Friends and a Troll One Question: “Does Christmas Matter to You?” The Results Surprised Me.