Christians, Christmas, and Syrian Refugees

(NOTE: This is my “well thought and reasoned reply” to Katy Hinman’s friendly theological challenge on one of my highly opinionated Facebook posts. Katy is one of my favorite people I met during my time with the Atlanta Roller Girls. She is not only a derby girl, she’s intelligent, articulate, and kinda damn good looking, too)

How can an atheist enjoy Christmas?

I wish I could give a dollar to the Red Cross for every time I’ve been asked this question. “But you’re an atheist. How can an atheist celebrate Christmas?” I’ve tried to come up with some deep meaningful answer that encompasses the history of Christmas – that winter celebrations of new life existed long before […]

Here Comes the War On Christmas

It is the first day of November 2013 and I have already had two posts show up in my Facebook stream about the “war” on Christmas. Seems my Facebook friends are sharing articles about a) people and businesses saying “happy holidays” instead of “merry Christmas” and b) public school choral concerts being required to eliminate […]