I was a Fundamentalist Homeschool Father

I hesitate to share this. In my original series about my oldest son’s lost faith, I didn’t share much about the environment that my kids grew up in. However, I did recently share that my deconversion played a role in the end of my marriage. Looking back, it’s now a queer thought for me, but…

Strong Relationships – The 4 Legged Stool Analogy

My last post about Pandora’s Box reminded me of something I’ve held onto regarding healthy marriage relationships. Thirty years ago, a well-liked professor shared his thoughts in a class I took in college about what constituted a truly great relationship. His analogy used a 3-legged stool to represent 3 important qualities or components in a…

Pandora’s Box? Red Pill, Blue Pill?

Nate wrote a post recently called Pandora’s Box on his blog Finding Truth, that truly resonated with me. His post began with, “The other day I started thinking about what would have happened if I had stopped looking critically at Christianity after reading those articles that first made me question the Bible’s legitimacy. What if I had…

Liberty University – Former Graduates – Now Atheists

I’m a graduate of Liberty University with a degree in religion. Out of curiosity, I googled to see if I could find any posts or articles about former Liberty University students who are now atheists. A few things I found were: A book by Timothy Short called Preacher Boy that details Tim’s deconversion story. It sounds quite…

Matt Inman: Jibbers Crabst

Prepare to laugh. A lot. Keynote speaker Matt Inman introduces us to a new deity, enlightening the San Francisco audience in the process, in the first ever BAHFest West keynote at the historic Castro Theatre. BAHFest is the Festival of Bad Ad Hoc Hypotheses, a celebration of well-researched, logically explained, and clearly wrong evolutionary theory.…