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On Human Decency

Author Christopher Hitchens was brilliant with a turn of phrase. In that sense, I often think of him as the C. S. Lewis of antitheism; charming, clever, intelligent,…

Comfort v. Truth

In a recent conversation with a beloved family member the topic turned to religion and the different things people believe. I told him I’d recently enrolled in classes…

The Problem of Perfection

This is the third in a series of five articles addressing Irish writer Michael Nugent’s “twenty reasons why God seems implausible”, as he explained them in a debate…

On Finding God

I’ve noticed a trend on Twitter and I’m not sure if it’s representative of the world at large, or a phenomenon of the social media. The vast majority…

Is Christmas Real?

In the modern Western world most everyone is familiar with the basic story of Christmas, even if they aren’t Christian. Linus Van Pelt did a pretty good job of…

Three Reasons Grandma Might Hate Me

Grandma called me a simple-minded, boring, little cretin who can’t live without a night light. She told me I take orders from an imaginary sky fairy that tells…

The Burning Building

A buddy of mine is a firefighter and an EMT and he has some amazing stories to tell. He just got back from helping to fight the wildfires…

The Order of Importance

I had a very interesting question put to me by one of my atheist friends on Twitter. It seemed a simple query at first, but turned out to…

The Pagan Roots of Christianity

One of the most common accusations leveled against me by my favorite Twitter atheist, whom I only know by the pseudonym “Thomas Doubtmoore”, is that I am not…

On Turning Over Our Lives

When a regular Joe like me teaches a recovery lesson I think it’s most likely to be useful—or at least interesting—to start from exactly where I am myself.  I’m…

Misguided or Misleading?

I’ve long held that the primary objections atheists have against Christianity are emotional in nature, rather than intellectual. This doesn’t make their objections any less valid, in my…

Jesus Never Existed?

In a recent discussion about the historicity of Jesus a gentleman going by the Twitter name “Nihilism and Dread” (‏@Jesse_MDM) posted this message to me. @roso_creative here’s a…