Some seem to think they “own” the flag. Just as some think they “own” Jesus. Where would Jesus go to […]
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A Declaration of Preference?: If Christians Wrote the Declaration of Independence If America was actually founded to be a “Christian […]
I’m sure I saw this survey last year (2019), and maybe you did as well. It was done by the […]
Virus of Irrationality
The Lighthouse of Reason has to cut through the thick fog, now more than ever! While one pandemic is actively […]
Americans United issued this statement about churches being exempted from closing during the pandemic. Makes sense to me. Very balanced […]
The Pledge vs. Christians
Or vice versa. As a secular person who was a Christian minister and chaplain for years, I’ve been writing a […]
Freedom for All?
I think it’s good and wise to be aware of the Christian Nationalists and their insidious schemes to re-make America […]
“My Faith Won’t Let Me Help You”
It’s not easy to read the latest issue of “Church and State” (published by Americans United). We’ve all heard about […]
Lord of the Nation?
Teaching a class on Thomas Paine “in our age of un-reason” I came across this quote from the United States […]
Having lunch with a friend, we were discussing religious literacy and he told me he saw a guy wearing a […]
Do You Have a Motto?
Motto: “a short sentence or phrase chosen as encapsulating the beliefs or ideals guiding an individual, family, or institution.” ORIGIN: […]