It was a real pleasure to speak with David Ames on his Graceful Atheist podcast. In some sense I think […]
Tag Archive for ‘chaplain’
A Jail Chaplain’s Story
Maximum In-Security/Inside Out: A Jail Chaplain’s Story After serving ten years in maximum security, I had to get out. I […]
An Odd God Story
Today’s column relates a rather strange story from my years as a jail chaplain … The Man Who Changed His […]
What is Humanism?
I mostly identify as a Freethinker. That seems the most positive way of expressing my non-theistic, non-supernaturalist views. Yes, I […]
For many years I worked closely with people suffering from various forms of mental illness. I take the people, and […]
Freebirds and Jailbirds
Writing my column for this coming weekend, reflecting on a holiday story from my days as a jail chaplain, my […]
Peace of Paradise
Piece (if not Peace) of Paradise I saw that a former neighbor’s house is for sale. The asking price: $7m […]
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 […]
Where is the Secular Chaplain?
Re-posted from January. . . What Happened to Secular Chaplain? The Secular Chaplain blog was up for five years and […]
“Invoke: to call upon; cite or appeal to (someone or something) as an authority for an action or in support […]
A Question for Alabama
You may have heard of this story of a pregnant black woman in Alabama who was shot, her fetus died, […]
When I Left My Ordination
I’m now a Humanist celebrant, a legal representative of Humanism in ceremonies and the public arena. I was once an […]