America’s Best Christian Ms Betty Bowers Talks About Evangelicals, Worship and Social Distancing in the COVID-19 Era

America’s Best Christian Ms Betty Bowers released another video the other day. This atheist satire account discussed Evangelical Christians who want to worship in violation of social distancing guidelines. If you are an atheist or secular humanist this is a video to watch. I enjoy and look out for new videos by Devon Greene.  Continue reading

When Religion is so Suffocating and Controlling that the Healthy Option is to Leave

Religion is often described as an affirming belief system that helps people in their life. The question must be asked, what do you do when it is controlling, destructive and harmful? Some of this I learned in a faith crisis years ago. But what do you do when religion harms and leaves hubris? For your mental and physical health you leave and walk away.   Continue reading

A Three Day Series at The Wondering Eagle: Why Atheists Walk Away From Faith, And how They Find Freedom and Hardship in the Process

In December of 2019 an atheist video made the rounds on the internet that explained the reasons why people left faith and the and challenges that came about as a result. This is a brief post to lay the foundation for three days of discussion for what was revealed. During this I am going to squeeze in a couple of other posts about some of the stories I am working on. Continue reading

De-Conversion Story: How Luke Douglas Lost his Faith in a Chic Fil A

At The Christian Post a former evangelical Christian who was deeply committed to Kan Ham’s teaching on a literal creationism explained his de-conversion in a post. Luke Douglas lost his faith in God in a Chic Fil A when it all came crashing down. This post is Luke’s story. As a reminder if there are others who want to tell their story of their de-conversion this blog is happy to give them a platform.  Continue reading

Reflection on an Atlantic Article that Discusses how Religion Declined in the United States and how the Nones Grew

Recently a new article came out at The Atlantic that looked at the rise of the nones and examined why America was becoming more secular. What contributed to the decline of religion is the marrying of politics and he Republican Party, the end of the Cold War and the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The rise of the internet also has played a role. Today you can Google yourself into atheism which previously was not possible.  Continue reading