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The dedication page for my new book, O Me of Little Faith, reads: To my grandparents,John and Mary Boyett and John and Cleta Brown,who despite incredible hardships have maintained a strong,inspiring faith and passed it along to the rest of …Read More

Yesterday I introduced Nick Fiedler, author of The Hopeful Skeptic and co-creator/co-host/co-guy-it’s-named-after of The Nick and Josh Podcast. In part one of the interview, we discussed spiritual labeling, re-examining your childhood faith, and the possibilities of “Christian agnosticism.” Today, in …Read More

Thanks to all of you who submitted a caption in yesterday’s caption contest. There were some great ones, which made choosing my favorite a fairly difficult task. A handful of honorable mentions. At one point or another yesterday, I was …Read More

I first encountered Nick Fiedler via “The Nick and Josh Podcast,” his popular podcast with Joshua Case. They’ve been at it since 2006, and have interviewed a diverse number of authors, speakers, musicians, theologians, and other people in and around Christian culture. …Read More

It’s time for a caption contest. Your job is to write the best caption for the photo below. I’ll choose a winner tomorrow morning at 9 am CT. The caption need not have anything to do with the actual, real-life …Read More

How many of the pastors and ministers in our churches no longer believe in God? That’s the question asked in “Preachers Who Are Not Believers,” a fascinating report by Daniel C. Dennett and Linda LaScola of the Center for Cognitive …Read More

After six seasons, Lost ended last night. Maybe you were aware of it. I’m not going to try to recap or analyze the mind-blowing finale in any way, other than to say you can count me among the viewers who …Read More

I’ve looked at the “Creation of Adam” fresco on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel multiple times. When I do, my eye is always drawn to the iconic image of the hand of God doing the ET thing with Adam, …Read More

I promise I’m not this big of a science nerd — two sciencey posts in a row, in my first week! — but this is in the news so it seems the best time to comment on it. Human genome …Read More

It’s contest time. On Tuesday, a bunch of physicists at the Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory announced the results of a particle accelerator experiment they’ve been doing over the last eight years. “Many of us felt goose bumps …Read More