Jake the Atheist Analyzes the Pursuit NW’s Video About COVID-19 and Washington State Health Requirements

The Pursuit NW is a charismatic church in Snohomish, Washington. Their pastor Russell Johnson did a fear mongering video that claimed that they will not close church to the Washington State Attorney General. Jake the Atheist did a response in which he analyzed their video and showed the problems with the theology and fear mongering. Responding to a health crisis and masking up is common sense and safety in practice. Its a good video that this blog wants to push. Continue reading

When Losing Your Faith and Becoming an Atheist Can Cost You Everything. Some Stories From Reddit of De-conversions in Evangelical or Fundamentalist Families

The other day I discovered a Reddit forum of former religious to include many evangelicals in their late teens or in college whose parents learned they they became an atheist. What happens next is heart breaking and hard to process. Stories of being disowned, even some violence and how some evangelicals and followers of Jesus act in fear toward their own flesh and blood.  Continue reading

Why the Evangelical Community in the United States Should be in Deep Gratitude to Atheist Steve Baughman

Evangelicals owe Steve Baughman a debt of gratitude. They should thank the atheist for his commitment to truth and his dogged determination in pursuing Ravi Zacharias. In the end the atheist is correct and the evangelicals are wrong. Last year in a blog post I asked if atheists are to be the critics of evangelicalism? Now this blog would like to take that thought one step further. Since many evangelicals can’t police their faith or protect it from conman its time for many evangelicals to be more receptive to atheists when they raise concerns about their ministries, churches and denominations. Evangelicals need to listen to atheists more. Outsiders have the ability to observe the issues in evangelicalism with fresh light. Continue reading

Atheist George Carlin Would Have Been a Riot on Twitter

This is a brief post for you atheists out there who read this blog. Recently there was discussion on Twitter as to who would have had an impressive Twitter account today that is no longer with us. Some people raised George Carlin, and this blog agrees. When you consider how Carlin mocked, laughed and ridiculed God, faith, and church…can you imagine what he would say on Twitter today if he could?  Continue reading

Deconversion Story: Jake Sees the Light and Takes the Path From the Assemblies of God to Atheism

Jake told his story of his deconversion from Christianity into atheism on YouTube recently. Jake, who grew up in the Assemblies of God explained in a well done video why he moved on from religion. Its a story of honesty and integrity while facing the problems and contradictions of faith. For those who want to understand atheism better, this blog would encourage you to listen to Jake’s story.  Continue reading

The Thinking Atheist Discusses Christian Nationalism and Its Role in the January 6, Capitol Riot with Andrew Seidel of the Freedom From Religion Foundation

The Thinking Atheist and Andrew Seidel from the Freedom From Religion Foundation discuss Christian nationalism and its role in the January 6, 2021 insurrection. Its a good presentation from an atheist perspective. This blog has a lot of respect for atheists and would encourage people to listen to this discussion.  Continue reading

Grieving the Death of Evangelical Faith and Realizing Its Cost and How Much of Your Life Was Wasted

There was a tweet by Adrian Gibbs recently that looks at how leaving the evangelical system is like grief for many former evangelicals. Indeed, when you walk away from evangelicalism you do grieve as you comprehend how much of your life was stolen and wasted. Its a hard process and its akin to mourning a death. But grieving the loss of evangelical faith is a process everyone must do on their own. Continue reading

Another Reason Why Atheists Should Be Respected: Their Commitment to Science

Science recently found a vaccine for the dreaded coronavirus. Its a modern miracle especially when you consider that it took Jonas Salk seven years to find a vaccine against polio. This blog wants to acknowledge atheist and their commitment to science.  Some of the most successful researchers and scientists have been atheist. Their work has bettered humankind and this blog would like to pose the question. Would they have made scientific breakthroughs if they were wrapped up in religious dogma?  Continue reading

Are Atheists Ordained by God to be the Critics of Evangelical Christianity?

Over the past few months this blog has been watching Steve Baughman pursue the Ravi Zacharias situation and offer criticism. He is not alone as other atheists have also been fierce critics who raise questions and point out the problems that exist inside evangelicalism. This post wants to raise the question are atheists essential to point out the flaws, corruption and abuse within Evangelical Christianity? Continue reading

In a Sign of Growing Secularization of the United States Humanists For Biden Launches

Both religious and political history took place this afternoon. In the United States for the first time the non religious and secular organized a group to support a presidential candidate. Humanists for Biden launched and is revealing the organization of the nones to find people to speak for them and push back against evangelicals who are loud in politics.  Continue reading