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Franklin Graham Responds after Atheist Group Forces Public School to Withdraw Donations from Operation Christmas Child

Franklin Graham Responds after Atheist Group Forces Public School to Withdraw Donations from Operation Christmas Child As Christian Headlines previously reported, earlier this month, atheist group Freedom From Religion Foundation, petitioned a Kansas middle school superintendent to suspend donations to religious-based Operation Christmas Child.OCC, run by Franklin Graham, delivers Christmas presents in shoeboxes to underserved... Read more

Atheist Group Files Complaint after Football Coach Leads Team in Lord’s Prayer

Atheist Group Files Complaint after Football Coach Leads Team in Lord's Prayer A tweet showing a football coach leading his team in the Lords Prayer has sparked a letter of complaint from a national atheist group.The Freedom From Religion Foundation mailed a letter Oct. 30 to the Fannin County School superintendent after Fannin Countys football... Read more

Atheist Complaint Leads School to Stop Filling Shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child

Atheist Complaint Leads School to Stop Filling Shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child A Kansas middle school has discontinued its participation in the popular Operation Christmas Child project following allegations from an atheist group that involvement is unconstitutional.Liberty Middle School in Pratt, Kan., previously participated in Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritans Purse that involves... Read more

Former Atheist Makes the Case for Christmas; Bible Gateway Hosts Free Online Bible Study with Lee Strobel Starting November 30 – Bible Gateway Blog

4-Week Video Series Explores Historical Veracity of Jesus Birth Award-winning former legal editor of The Chicago Tribune and former atheist, Lee Strobel, uses his legal and journalism training to investigate whether the account of the birth and divinity of Jesus is logically and historically credible, in the free Case for Christmas Online Bible Study November... Read more

Atheist Group Sues to Overturn Alabama’s ‘So Help Me God’ Voter Registration Oath

Atheist Group Sues to Overturn Alabama's 'So Help Me God' Voter Registration Oath An atheist advocacy organization filed suit Thursday on behalf of four Alabama citizens who say the states voter registration religious oath is unconstitutional.Alabama is the only state that includes so help me God on its voter registration form. The phrase concludes a list... Read more

Atheist Group Files Amicus Brief Supporting Christian Student Disciplined for Evangelizing on Campus

Atheist Group Files Amicus Brief Supporting Christian Student Disciplined for Evangelizing on Campus An atheist group has filed an amicus brief supporting a lawsuit against a Georgia college that disciplined a Christian student for preaching on campus.According to The Christian Post, the American Humanist Association filed the brief this week in the case of Uzuegbunam... Read more

After renouncing his Christian faith, Hawk Nelson’s Jon Steingard says he’s more agnostic than atheist

Jon SteingardAfter publicly renouncing his Christian faith earlier this year, Hawk Nelson's Jon Steingard now says he finds it "hard" to say he doesn't believe in God because there's a "maybe" about the existence of God.  Steingard shocked the veteran Christian band's legions of fans when he wrote a confession on Instagram back in May declaring, "I... Read more

‘China Is an Atheist Country’: Communist Nation Expands Ban on Christian Funerals

'China Is an Atheist Country': Communist Nation Expands Ban on Christian Funerals Chinas communist government has expanded its ban on Christian funerals in recent months, continuing to use laws prohibiting religious activities outside of churches to also outlaw religious-themed ceremonies for the dead, according to a new report.Bitter Winter first reported on the ban in... Read more

Atheist activist says Scotland’s hate crime Bill can be used to prosecute faith groups ‘for spreading hatred’

(Photo: Unsplash/CarolynV)An atheist activist has said he is supporting a controversial hate crime Bill in Scotland because it can be used to prosecute religious groups.  Ian Stewart, Convener of Atheist Scotland, said in a letter to The Courier newspaper that the SNP's Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill "will enable the prosecution of all Scotland's... Read more

Atheist TikTok User Says She’s Come to Jesus after Watching Christian Videos on the Platform

Atheist TikTok User Says She's Come to Jesus after Watching Christian Videos on the Platform A 32-year-old TikToK user says she prayed to God for the first time since becoming an atheist after she watched other videos about God on TikTok.The user, identified as Felicia and under the username inkydoeshair, posted in her own now-viral... Read more

Massachusetts Town Paints over Noahs Ark Display after Atheist Group Complains

Massachusetts Town Paints over Noahs Ark Display after Atheist Group Complains A small town in Massachusetts painted over a Noahs Ark display after an atheist group complained, according to The Christian Post.Officials in Ashburnham, Massachusetts agreed to cover a turning game featuring the Noahs ark story on the librarys playground with white paint. The Freedom... Read more

Atheist Group Gets Gideons Booted from Georgia School District

Atheist Group Gets Gideons Booted from Georgia School District An atheist group is claiming victory after a Georgia school district pledged not to allow outside groups like the Gideons to distribute religious materials in the classroom.The Freedom from Religion Foundation, which represents atheists, agnostics and skeptics, sent a letter to Effingham County Schools... Read more

When a Lesbian Atheist at Yale Came to Christ

Years ago, while living as a gay man (before my radical conversion to Christianity), I briefly dated an exceptionally talented and prolific Hollywood producer. He recently made a deal with a major Hollywood studio worth an extraordinary amount of money. When asked by a journalist what he planned on doing with all that money, he... Read more

How an Atheist Turned to Jesus Regardless of the Church: An Interview with Mary Jo Sharp – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] Critics ask, “Why would anyone become a Christian when there’s so much hypocrisy in the church?” With de-conversion tales being reported, why is it that the church inadvertently produces atheists regardless of its life-giving message? Does atheism clarify the human expertise higher than Christianity? How can the reality of Christianity matter when the behaviors... Read more